COVID-19 CRISIS: Custody Advocacy Report

COVID-19 CRISIS: Custody Advocacy Report

“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: Child Advocacy & Policy Report

COVID-19 CRISIS: Child Advocacy & Policy Report

“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...

COVID-19 Information for our Volunteers and Supporters

At Council for Children’s Rights, the health and safety of our child clients and their families, our steadfast volunteers and supporters, our community at large, and our dedicated team of board and staff is always at the front of our mind. While our attorneys, social...
The Third Annual Juvenile Justice Report

The Third Annual Juvenile Justice Report

In honor of Juvenile Justice Awareness Month, Council for Children’s Rights, in partnership with Race Matters for Juvenile Justice, is pleased to present the third annual Juvenile Justice Report using both local and state data.  Throughout the month of October,...
2019 Raise the Age Supplement

2019 Raise the Age Supplement

On December 1, 2019, North Carolina Raise the Age legislation will take effect; that means that 16- and 17-year-olds will no longer automatically be treated as adults when accused of a crime. A great deal has changed since the 2017 legislation was ratified and many...
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice

Black and Latinx youth are over-represented at various points of contact in the juvenile justice system. How can we reduce these disparities? Strategies include using data to inform policy and practice, and changing our culture to focus less on punitive responses and...

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