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SAVE OUR CHILDREN: Reform Child Welfare in the US

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To save our children they must first be seen. They must be made a national priority. Focus has to shift from the rights of all others to precede the rights of children, and be solely placed on the right of our children to live safely, supported, and free of all violence. All levels of government are failing our children. Designed to be of, by and for the people, this must include the smallest among us. Tragically, it does not.

My name is Elizabeth Herd. I am a writer, author, and independent child advocate known as Sean’s Voice.

Since the violent murder of my toddler grandson, Sean, in 2007, I have worked tirelessly to prevent child abuse and neglect, while also bringing awareness to all issues related to children’s rights in the United States, or more aptly, the lack thereof.

Children in Crisis is my latest book, and lays out the state of child welfare in the United States; how we got here, why, and what needs to happen to change the status quo. It is a thoroughly researched call to action – to every member of Congress, and the members of every state legislature forming this union – from the voices of every American – all of us, whose lives are affected in a myriad of ways by their failure to protect our most vulnerable citizens. It is a demand for justice, and for reform to the broken system that has been allowed to destroy lives, far too long, with zero accountability.

I am calling on all citizens to read Children in Crisis, but I’m also asking you to help me put a copy of this important work in the hands of every legislator in the land. It is available via Kindle pre-sale, now. You can find it here –

I’ve set a campaign goal of $50,000 since there are nearly 10,000 pair of hands, eyes, and minds responsible for making the changes necessary to protect our children, all of whom must read Children in Crisis. However, there are only a few who truly know the depth of the problem, with many, many more – a 90% majority that, due to overwhelming bureaucracy are – completely unaware. You can help change that. Your donation will help put this guide on the desk of every federal and state elected official, and more. They may (still) choose to look the other way, but they will never again be able to deny the truth – to say - I didn’t know.

Author copies cost me a fraction of what it would cost you to purchase and send a single copy to your local legislator or member of congress. With your donation of only $25, I am able to send five books to five men and women with the power to change the lives of children in our country. $50 will send ten books, $100, twenty books, $500, one hundred books! Together we can make quick work of this campaign and know – we have done everything possible to awaken the most influential in the process, as well as our fellow Americans – to the epidemic tragic outcomes our children face every day. I can’t thank you enough for your generosity to help them - and for caring!

If you are unable to donate today, you can still help. It is equally important to spread the word, so PLEASE… share this campaign with your friends and family! Give them the same opportunity, to help SAVE OUR CHILDREN.

Follow me on FB, at or on my website, to track progress of the number of books sent.


  • Cheryl Campbell
    • $50 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 9 mos
  • Carey Taylor
    • $20 
    • 9 mos
  • Laura Speegle
    • $50 
    • 9 mos
  • Misty Mercier
    • $25 
    • 9 mos


Elizabeth Herd
Port Austin, MI

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