NC House Passes HB 280 “Raise the Age Legislation”

NC House Passes HB 280 “Raise the Age Legislation”

  May 17, 2017 — Today the North Carolina House passed legislation that would raise the age for juvenile jurisdiction for 16- and 17-year-olds who currently are automatically prosecuted for crimes as adults. The “Raise the Age” legislation was passed...
Wear Blue Thursday for Child Abuse Prevention

Wear Blue Thursday for Child Abuse Prevention

In an act of solidarity, child advocates and local schools will turn Mecklenburg County blue on Thursday, April 6, 2017, as they wear the color of child abuse prevention to bring awareness to this critical issue. The Mecklenburg Child Abuse Prevention Team, (of which...
2017 Child Maltreatment Report Released

2017 Child Maltreatment Report Released

Council for Children’s Rights released its 2017 Child Maltreatment Report this week. The annual report is published each year in April in conjunction with national Child Abuse Prevention Month. During fiscal year 2015-16, 14,527 children, or 5.5% of all children...
Council Honors Child Abuse Prevention Month

Council Honors Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month….  and Council for Children’s Rights is part of the Mecklenburg Child Abuse Prevention Team, a group of child-serving organizations and individuals who have joined forces to help build public awareness around the issue...

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