HB 280 – Raise the Age Bill Moves to Senate – Take Action!

HB 280 – Raise the Age Bill Moves to Senate – Take Action!

North Carolina took a giant step toward raising the age of juvenile court jurisdiction last week when HB 280: Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act passed the state House of Representatives with overwhelming support (104 in favor and 8 opposed). Thank you to everyone who...
Bob Simmons appointed to NC Social Services Commission

Bob Simmons appointed to NC Social Services Commission

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...
Charlotte Talks Takes on #Gault and Raise the Age

Charlotte Talks Takes on #Gault and Raise the Age

Public radio station WFAE welcomed Council Executive Director Bob Simmons, District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch, and Asst. Public Defender Mujtaba Mohammed to the Charlotte Talks studios this morning for a program focusing on juvenile justice issues and reform. Fifty...

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