New York Teen Advocates On Behalf Of Late Toddler: Preventing Child Abuse in Custody Cases

14-year-old Shayna Blumenfeld of Port Washington, from home, appeared virtually in front of New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Forensic Custody Evaluators, expressing the importance of making child safety the top priority in custody cases.

Shayna is a youth ambassador for Kyra’s Champions, an organization that works to pass laws to protect children in child custody cases that could protect children like Kyra Franchetti, a 2-year-old from Manhasset who died in a tragic murder-suicide by her father in 2016.

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