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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...

Charlotte Talks Shines a Light on Child Trafficking

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...

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A New and Expanded Season for First Wednesday Workshops

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...

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