Last month, the House overwhelmingly passed the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act — House Bill 280 — which would redirect 16- and 17-year-olds charged with misdemeanors and low-level felonies to the juvenile justice system. It is the right thing to do for young...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 24, 2017: Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Bob Simmons, executive director of Council for Children’s Rights, to serve on the North Carolina Social Services Commission representing District 12. Simmons will serve a four year term. This...read more
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in the areas of mental health, delinquency,
custody advocacy, special education,
and abuse and neglect.
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