News & Events

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month

Connections to Independence (C2i), Hennepin County and Children’s Law Center of Minnesota have formed a partnership to raise awareness for older youth in foster care who are in the foster care system. We have collaborated with several media partners to assist us to galvanize the community to partner with our organizations to raise awareness for […]

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McKenna’s Law

Minnesota children who are subjects of a juvenile protection petition have a right to effective assistance of counsel … and if a child desires counsel, the court shall appoint counsel to represent the child who is ten years of age or order.

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CLC Board and Staff mourn the loss of Ann Marie Hanrahan

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Board of Directors and staff mourn the tragic loss of former Board member and long-standing volunteer attorney Ann Marie Hanrahan of 3M.  Ann Marie was a remarkable person and attorney who was passionate about children and advocating for their rights and needs.  Juggling her own heavy work schedule, Ann Marie […]

Read more donates access to its online research platform

We are thrilled to have received an in-kind donation of complimentary access to Litigation Pathfinder.  Thanks to this donation, CLC staff attorneys now have access to comprehensive online legal research.  This will enable us to conduct more effective and thorough research as we provide legal representation to youth in foster care.  Thank you  […]

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2016 Report to the Community

We are so grateful for the support of our many friends enabling us to continue to provide legal representation to Minnesota’s most vulnerable youth. Thank you to our dedicated team of pro bono attorneys, donors, board members, staff, and a host of other volunteers and interns who support our mission in so many ways. Many […]

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2017 ACC Minnesota Casino Royale Celebration Gala

    The ACC MN Casino Royale Celebration Gala benefitting the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota was held on Saturday, April 22, 2017. We are very grateful to the ACC MN team for putting this event together, to all our sponsors for making this event possible, and to everyone that attended the event and made […]

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Annual Celebration & Benefit, October 12, 2017

SAVE THE DATE Children’s Law Center of Minnesota’s 22nd Annual Celebration & Benefit Thursday, October 12th, 2017 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Windows on Minnesota 80 S. Eighth Street, IDS Center 50th Floor Minneapolis MN   Please join us on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 as we celebrate CLC’s 22 years of providing free legal advocacy to […]

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ACC Minnesota Casino Royale Celebration Gala!

Thank you for joining us at the ACC Minnesota Casino Royale Gala on Saturday, April 16, 2016. We are very grateful to the Association of Corporate Counsel Minnesota Chapter for…

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Staff attorney – Debra Kovats – join the CLC legal team in November 2015!

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CLC’s 20th anniversary celebration

On October 8, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota celebrated its 20th Anniversary. We want to thank all our supporters and volunteers for making it possible! On behalf of Minnesota’s children we serve, THANK YOU!!!

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