Joan Lombardi, Ph.D. is an international expert on child and family policy. She has spent more than 40 years in the field of child development as an innovative leader, policy advisor and public servant. She served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2009-20011 and l993-1998. She lives in Washington D.C.
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July 2, 2018
My father came to the United States when he was about 14 years old, full of the hope that every immigrant feels. He worked hard building houses, raising a family and teaching us to love our country. My mother, also a daughter of immigrants, shared his love and sense of justice. I can’t think of any other way to honor their lives than to stand up and speak out on the tragedy that continues to unfold on the United States southern border. After weeks of separating children and parents, far too many children remain separated, prolonging the stress and disorientation. The Administration has now...