On May 15th, we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of In re Gault, the case that transformed our juvenile court system and established the rights of children to counsel and due process. Though we have come a long way since that day, the promise of Gault has not...read more
The following letter was sent to members of the Opportunity Task Force on the release of their report by Council's executive director Bob Simmons An edited, amended version of this piece first appeared in the Viewpoint section of The Charlotte Observer on...read more
Legal Services & Advocacy
We provide advocacy and legal services for children
in the areas of mental health, delinquency,
custody advocacy, special education,
and abuse and neglect.
Research & Policy
We improve outcomes for children by working collaboratively with community partners to improve community infrastructure and increase the capacity and support of local child-serving agencies.
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