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Nothing Can Dim The Light
That Shines From Within

–Maya Angelou

Best wishes for the coming year
From all of us at
Council for Children’s Rights

Believe in Children

“All kids need is
a little help,
a little hope, and
somebody who believes in them.”

Ervin “Magic” Johnson

Help For Children & Families

We are committed to helping children and families find the support and resources they need when they are facing a wide range of challenges.

Get Involved -- Volunteer

We get by with more than a little help from our friends.  Looking for volunteers – attorneys and non-attorneys – to give a little of yourself and your time to make a real difference.

If we don’t stand up for children,

then we don’t stand for much.  

Marian Wright Edelman

NC Nonprofits Call on NC Senators to Extend Chip Funding

via NC Child. Council for Children's Rights joined 30 child- and health-focused nonprofits in calling on Senators Burr and Tillis to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) without further delay in a letter sent to both senators this morning. Federal...

Join Us and Take Action on Children’s Health Insurance

Call your Senators and Congressional Leaders NOW to save the Children’s Health Insurance Program! CHIP is an important part of an integrated health care system. Along with private coverage, CHIP, Medicaid, and the ACA have worked together to raise the...

Filling Philanthropy’s Stocking

by Bob Simmons As we approach the end of the year, our thoughts turn to giving. We give to our family and friends. We give to our houses of worship. We give to the groups who serve our community. We plan our giving. We anticipate our giving. We smile, almost giddy...

2017 Pro Bono Awards – #CelebrateProBono

This month, we celebrate the remarkable pro bono contributions made in our community as we gather with friends supporters for the sixth annual Pro Bono Awards presented by the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy, Council for Children's Rights, and Legal Aid of North...

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2017 Pro Bono Awards Recognizes Service

For more information, please contact: LuAnn Ritsema Council for Children’s Rights 704.943.9611 luann@cfcrights.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:­ October 16, 2017 Local pro bono attorneys, advocates recognized by nonprofits at 2017 Pro Bono Awards CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The...

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