Making Sense of the NCGA

Making Sense of the NCGA

by  Jaimelee Behrendt-Mihalski What exactly happened for children in one of the shortest North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) long sessions since 1973?  As policy advocate at Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR), one of my goals is to help make sense of that. When I...
2017 Pro Bono Award Winners Announced

2017 Pro Bono Award Winners Announced

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy (formerly Legal Services of Southern Piedmont), Council for Children’s Rights, and Legal Aid of North Carolina will host the sixth annual Pro Bono Awards  on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Mint Museum Uptown.   The awards...
Voter Information – Election 2017

Voter Information – Election 2017

Are You Registered? Check Your Status Here Know Where to Vote? Find Your Polling Place Can't Vote In Person? Absentee Ballot Form General Election Schedule Voter Registration Deadline Friday, October 13, 2017 Registration Form EARLY VOTING:  Begins: Thursday,...
Helping Children Cope After a Hurricane

Helping Children Cope After a Hurricane

While Hurricane Irma did not affect our local community as severely as others, our region has been deeply affected. You may know someone who could benefit from these helpful guides published by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network for parents, teachers and...
A New and Expanded Season for First Wednesday Workshops

A New and Expanded Season for First Wednesday Workshops

School is starting up again here in Mecklenburg County and Council for Children’s Rights wants to help families get off to a strong start.  Our First Wednesdays series begins its new season of special education and school discipline workshops on September 6 with great...

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