The mission and work of Council for Children's Rights is featured in July on the Giving Back Podcast. Among the topics examined are the needs and challenges of children in foster care. Bob shares his insights on the subject, offers an overview of the work of the...read more
As you may have heard, last week both the NC House and Senate passed the State budget, which included raising the age of juvenile court jurisdiction from 15 to 17 years of age beginning in December 2019. While Governor Cooper vetoed the budget this week, both chambers...read more
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