Legal Services & Advocacy
We provide advocacy and legal services for children
in the areas of mental health, delinquency,
custody advocacy, special education,
and abuse and neglect.
Research & PolicyWe improve outcomes for children by working collaboratively with community partners to improve community infrastructure and increase the capacity and support of local child-serving agencies.
Troubling and excellent piece on use of solitary confinement for youth in adult jail here in Mecklenburg County produced by The Charlotte Observer. Another reason we believe that NC should #raisetheage. "In 12 windowless cells at Mecklenburg County’s Jail North,...read more
An End of Year Message from Bob Simmons, Executive Director, Council for Children's Rights We live in a noisy world. Voices are lifted in anger, frustration, and protest all around us. The cacophony of our political, technological, communal, and private lives...read more
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If we don’t stand up for children,
then we don’t stand for much.
Marian Wright Edelman
Our People/Our Stories
We are a community: of advocates, attorneys, children, parents, volunteers, community partners.
We are Council for Children’s Rights and these are our stories.