News & Events

CLC receives a $5,000 grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

CLC is happy to announce that it received a $5,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.  The grant will be used for general operations to provide legal representation and advocacy for foster care children and youth. About the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized, sovereign Indian tribe located southwest of […]

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22nd Annual Celebration & Benefit

Join us on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 as we celebrate CLC’s 22 years of providing free legal advocacy to at-risk, abused and disconnected youth.

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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 a lawyer … and if a child desires a lawyer, the court shall appoint a lawyer to represent the child who is ten years of age or order.

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LegalResearch.com donates access to its online research platform

We are thrilled to have received an in-kind donation of complimentary access to LegalResearch.com 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 LegalResearch.com.  […]

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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Bryan Carroll

Bryan is an attorney at UnitedHealthcare’s legal department supporting the company’s Legal Risk Management teams. Bryan has been a volunteer with CLC for three years and has represented five clients.

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Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Funding for Foster Youth

Learn more about Education Training Vouchers, national and local scholarships, and grants and funding available for recreational activities such as: sports, music lessons, educational classes and more.

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Sophie’s Story

Meet CLC Client Sophie and her Volunteer Attorney Anne Lockner

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