Help a Single Black Mother Get Her
Autism Child Back
This is Ani Lacy and her son.
She’s a rather unusual single mother (one may call her a hippie), but her son means the world to her. Her son has autism, so she opted to be a stay at home mom live within her means. She also educates her child while trying methods which is not unusual if you’re a freelancer. She’s poor, but not suffering. She decided to live out of an RV while still maintaining her freedom using freelancing methods.
On May 30, 2012, we posted this story to help her get funding for an RV to go on a roadtrip with her son. However, unknown to us, her home was broken into by Child Protective Services (CPS) and they took her child away. Amazingly, the only people that shows concern for the child well being isn’t even local. While they are related, they are literally hundreds of miles away. They have sent in CPS to look in and finally capture her son while injuring Ani.
We ended up posting this update and we thought this was the end of the story. Then we logged into our account Saturday evening… and noticed A LOT OF NOTES. We figured to follow up on this matter. We reached out to Ani Lacy (under our real name) and this, along with other people’s encouragement, made her return to blogging to tell her side of the story, especially since she did nothing wrong.
We feel that because she’s a poor Woman of Color (WoC) who refuses to partake in the government system that she’s been looked at differently than other mothers. The system does not have the right to take away a child based on survival tactics, especially since CPS may put kids in foster care where they will fare less better. Her child is already suffering underneath the forester parents care.
Here’s how you can help.
Help give this woman and her son a Happy Ending.
UPDATE: Take some time to sign the petition.
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