Protecting All Our Children – Thoughts on HB2

Protecting All Our Children – Thoughts on HB2

by Bob Simmons, Executive Director Safety, particularly the protection of children and women from male predators in women’s restrooms, was the principal justification offered by the General Assembly and the Governor for their adoption of the law known as HB2....
2016 Child Maltreatment Report Released

2016 Child Maltreatment Report Released

Council for Children’s Rights released its 2016 Child Maltreatment Report this week. One of the most significant issues concerning child welfare is abuse and neglect. During fiscal year 2014-15, 14,047 children, or 5.8% of all children under age 18, were...
Photo Gallery: A Night for Children’s Rights

Photo Gallery: A Night for Children’s Rights

Thanks to all who helped to make A Night for Children’s Rights such a great success.  Though the pledges are still being tallied, we are confident we will exceed our $300,000 goal for the evening. It was truly a special evening, sharing the stories of our...
New Board Members Elected

New Board Members Elected

The Council elected two new members to the board at its January 2016 meeting.  They are: Attorney Landon Eustache – an associate with Hunton & Williams whose practice focuses on the trading of loans, securities, derivatives and other interests in domestic...
Bob Simmons To Chair Child Fatality Prevention Team

Bob Simmons To Chair Child Fatality Prevention Team

When you work for children, there are always challenges but some jobs are harder than others. Nothing may be more difficult, or more important, than the work of the Mecklenburg County Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team (CFPPT). In the most tragic of...
Council Announces New Board President

Council Announces New Board President

Brandon M. Lofton to lead Board of Directors CHARLOTTE, NC, January 20, 2016:  Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR), a Charlotte non-profit providing advocacy and legal representation services for children, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brandon M. Lofton...

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