Council Urges Governor McCrory to Comply with PREA

Council Urges Governor McCrory to Comply with PREA

Letter sent this week in support of implementation of the Youth Inmate Standard to Protect Children in Adult Prisons October 11, 2016 —  Council for Children’s Rights, a Charlotte-based non-profit offering legal representation and advocacy services for children...
Voter Information – Election 2016

Voter Information – Election 2016

Are You Registered? Check Your Status Here Early Voting Begins Early Voting Locations Can't Vote In Person? Absentee Ballot Form General Election Schedule Voter Registration Deadline Friday, October 14, 2016 Registration Form EARLY VOTING:  Begins: Thursday,...

2016 Pro Bono Awards Celebrates Service

This month, we celebrate the remarkable pro bono contributions made in our community as we gather with friends supporters for the fifth annual Pro Bono Awards presented by the Council, Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont and Legal Aid of North Carolina. This...
The Time To Raise The Age is Now

The Time To Raise The Age is Now

It’s Time for North Carolina to Raise the Age! On Thursday, August 25, the NC Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice hosted a public forum in Charlotte, one of several held across the state in August.  The commission has been charged with evaluating...
The Power of the Mind:  A Voice from Inside

The Power of the Mind: A Voice from Inside

by Daniel [The author requested that he be identified only by his first name] To the amazing young men and women incarcerated across the United States of America – my question to you is this: Take a long, hard look at where you at. Ask yourself – do you like where you...
Public Forum – It Is Time To Raise The Age

Public Forum – It Is Time To Raise The Age

The NC Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice is holding a series of public forums this month and will be coming to Charlotte on August 25.  This presents a real opportunity for making our voices heard on a critical issue in juvenile justice reform....

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