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The Mockingbird Society is an advocacy organization that thinks
holistically, creatively, and passionately about meeting society’s obligations
to children and youth who need out-of-home care.
Our advocacy is rooted in the direct experience and voices of young people
who have experienced foster care and youth homelessness.

The Mockingbird Society is an advocacy organization that thinks holistically, creatively, and passionately about meeting society’s obligations to children
and youth who need out-of-home care. Our advocacy is rooted in the direct experience and voices of young people who have experienced foster care and youth homelessness.

Being Housed Needs to be the Beginning, Not the End of the Process

Being a homeless adolescent is difficult, especially in a city that is so booming. Seeing posts and pictures about Seattle being "up and coming" can...
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The Voices of Our Young People

The insight of lived experience coupled with the purity of youth perspective is hard to argue with. The tragic events in Parkland, FL have left an...
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WITHOUT A VOICE: Washington state law leaves kids in dependency proceedings voiceless

The Mockingbird Society and others have asked the Washington State Supreme Court to find that children who are the subject of dependency proceedings...
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