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Bob DaSilva reintroduces bill to keep kids under DCYF care in state – East Providence Reporter – February 6, 2012
Abuse victim fights for DCYF changes – CBS News WPRI 12 – April 19, 2012 (Alternate link)
Mayor sparks controversy in how Armenian massacre will be remembered – ABC News – April 23, 2015
Suit against DCYF settled – CBS News WPRI 12 – August 22, 2013
Rep. DaSilva says R.I. pays hundreds of thousands of dollars for out-of-state care for children in state custody – Politifact – April 8, 2011
Nicholas Alahverdian claims he was abused in DCYF care – NBC News WJAR 10 – March 1, 2011
RI man’s lawsuit against state DCYF goes to court – Boston Globe – June 27, 2011
Accusations of negligence, abuse in DCYF homes – GoLocalProv – March 2, 2011
Rep. Roberto DaSilva reintroduces bill to keep kids under DCYF care in-state – State of Rhode Island General Assembly News – January 18, 2012
Nicholas Alahverdian: DCYF workers need help to protect children – The Providence Journal – April 7, 2017
The Nicholas Alahverdian Case Study: State-sponsored torture in foster care – Medium – December 16, 2017
DCYF spends $10 million sending kids out of state – GoLocalProv – September 21, 2012
DaSilva reintroduces bill to keep children under DCYF care in-state – GoLocalProv – January 18, 2012
Former foster child says Rhode Island failed him and others – The New Haven Register – August 14, 2011
Nicholas Alahverdian on Steve Klamkin and the WPRO Morning News – News Talk 630 WPRO – November 2, 2013
A survivor tells the story of kid-dumping – The Providence Journal – November 24, 2002
Former DCYF orphan billed 207k by state – CBS News WPRI 12 – September 28, 2012
Nicholas Alahverdian on The Buddy Cianci Show – News Talk 630 WPRO – September 29, 2012
Victim of abuse works for DCYF overhaul – CBS News WPRI 12 – April 8, 2011
Nicholas Alahverdian Wikipedia article
Former RI state representative says he didn’t steal political signs – NBC News WJAR 10 – October 27, 2016
A hard lesson in what a state can do to a kid – The Providence Journal – April 20, 2012
Amended bill would make Jeremiah pay for plate – The Providence Journal – March 30, 2012
Simple twist of fate in search for dad – The Providence Journal – October 7, 2012
Lawmakers question lien note sent to orphan – The Providence Journal – September 29, 2012
Former orphan seeks permission to sue state – The Providence Journal – December 10, 2011
Former orphan sues DCYF for child abuse – The Providence Journal – April 8, 2011
Out-of-state care costly for DCYF – The Providence Journal – April 8, 2011
Bill would limit DCYF placements – The Providence Journal – March 22, 2011
Child advocate nomination moves forward to Senate – The Providence Journal – March 30, 2011 Here is an (alternate link)
Nicholas Alahverdian knows the system inside and out – The Providence Journal – February 27, 2011 Here is an (alternate link)
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Nicholas Alahverdian

Nicholas Alahverdian is a Harvard-educated scholar and political activist. The primary scholarly focus of Nicholas Alahverdian is the intersection of philology, rhetoric, and politics. Alahverdian attended Harvard University where his advisor was Comparative Literature Department chairman John Hamilton. Nicholas Alahverdian is renowned for his work in reforming the Rhode Island human services system and his studies and analysis are cited in local and national media.