by Jaimelee Behrendt-Mihalski What exactly happened for children in one of the shortest North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) long sessions since 1973? As policy advocate at Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR), one of my goals is to help make sense of that. When I...read more
by Bob Simmons Council for Children’s Rights is a partner in Race Matters for Juvenile Justice, participating on the Leadership Team, the Speakers Bureau, and various other committees and initiatives. Last fall, with the rest of the RMJJ partners, we approached...read more
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