Charlotte is a hot spot for human trafficking. North Carolina is a top-ten state for the practice and because of our geography, Charlotte is the number one city for human trafficking in the state. Young people are particularly vulnerable to this and some Charlotte...read more
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...read more
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