Black Lives Matter: By the Numbers

Black Lives Matter: By the Numbers

Council for Children’s Rights works to affirm rights for children daily through our individual services, research, and policy work. We are heartbroken and grieve over the senseless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and the countless others before...
The 2020 State of Our Children Report is here!

The 2020 State of Our Children Report is here!

“I work to effect system change because I want to ensure our kids have access to adequate and appropriate supports, and that they have the opportunity to reach their full potential.” Jaimelee Behrendt-Mihalski, MAPolicy Advocate Jaimelee Behrendt-Mihalski is the...
Volunteers Needed: New SpEAK Volunteer Program Virtual Training

Volunteers Needed: New SpEAK Volunteer Program Virtual Training

“I believe so strongly in this work because all children deserve people in their lives who see the best in them, and are willing to stand up for them even in their most challenging moments.” Stephanie Klitsch, JDAssistant Director of Individual Advocacy...
COVID-19 CRISIS: “We’re busier than ever”

COVID-19 CRISIS: “We’re busier than ever”

“A passion for social justice and standing up for those who need a voice is what led me to pursue a career as a public interest attorney.” Patti Tutone, JDDirector of Custody Advocacy Patti Tutone has been a staff attorney at Council for Children’s Rights since 2016,...
COVID-19 CRISIS: Juvenile Justice Report

COVID-19 CRISIS: Juvenile Justice Report

“This is not work, a job, or even a calling for me. The importance of juvenile defense took root inside of me during the most formative years of my adolescence; in incredibly personal ways. Being a juvenile defender is who I am.” Michelle Duprey, JDDirector of...
COVID-19 CRISIS: Special Education and Foster Children Report

COVID-19 CRISIS: Special Education and Foster Children Report

“My work at the Council is inspired by my mom, who tirelessly taught and advocated for children with special education needs for 35 years.” Caitlin Whalan Jones, JDDirector of Individual Advocacy Caitlin Whalan Jones joined the staff of Council for Children’s Rights...

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