News & Events

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month

Youth in Foster Care Need Permanent Relationships with Caring Adults! May is National Foster Care Month. Learn About the Challenges Facing Young People in Foster Care. 2014 Foster Care Month Happy Hour Join CLC, C2i, Ampersand Families, and GAL of MN Hennepin County for a Foster Care Awareness Month happy hour with live Reggae music. [...]

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2013 Community Report

We are pleased to share our 2013 Community Report. This report summarizes our work in 2013 and recognizes the individuals, businesses, organizations and foundations that provided vital support.

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Upcoming Metro Area Training Session!

Volunteer Attorney Training: CLC’s next Minneapolis Volunteer Attorney Training is on March 14, 2014. Be an advocate for abused and neglected children. Train to be a CLC volunteer attorney. This half-day training earns attorneys 3.75 CLE credits and is the perfect fit for anyone’s busy schedule. This is an updated training for new and current volunteer attorneys, judges, county attorneys, public defenders, social workers and other child advocates.

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Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Appoints Lilia Panteleeva as Executive Director

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, a nonprofit organization that helps abused and neglected children throughout the state, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lilia Panteleeva as its Executive Director, effective July 1, 2013. Ms. Panteleeva comes from Thomson Reuters, where she managed and trained Westlaw reference attorneys, and most recently was the Director of [...]

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Nancy Sullivan, CLC Board Member and Friend

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Board of Directors and staff mourn the tragic loss of fellow Board member and volunteer lawyer Nancy Sullivan. Nancy was an extraordinary person and lawyer who was passionate about children and advocating for their rights and needs. Her energy and commitment to her foster children clients and Children’s Law Center [...]

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Nominate a Hero for CLC’s 2013 Heroes for Children Award

5.15.2013 -Children’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC) is accepting nominations for its 2013 Heroes for Children Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the well being of Minnesota’s children in either a career or volunteer position. The nominee may work with children in any area; for example, teaching, health care, legislation, advocacy, physical, spiritual, social, or emotional well being.

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CLC to Recognize our 2013 Graduates

5.15.2013 – We have some rather remarkable news. As you know, foster youth can now stay in foster care up until age 21. CLC has 22 clients enrolled in the 18-21 extended foster care program who are turning 21 in 2013 and will permanently age out of the foster care system. We are thrilled to report that these 22 clients are beating the odds!

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Summer Training Sessions!

Volunteer Attorney Trainings: CLC’s next Minneapolis Volunteer Attorney Training is on June 19, 2013. Be an advocate for abused and neglected children. Train to be a CLC volunteer attorney. This new half-day training earns attorneys 3.75 CLE credits and is the perfect fit for anyone’s busy schedule. This is an updated training for new and current volunteer attorneys, judges, county attorneys, public defenders, social workers and other child advocates. Plus- Free Education Advocacy Training on June 24th!

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St. Louis County Volunteer Opportunities and New Training Sessions!

3.22.2013
CLC needs more volunteer attorneys to advocate for abused and neglected foster youth in Duluth! Due to our increasing case load in St. Louis County, CLC is looking for new and better ways to train our volunteers so we can expedite representation to new CLC foster youth clients who are waiting for lawyers. This new half-day training earns attorneys 3.75 CLE credits (applied for) and is the perfect fit for anyone’s busy schedule.

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Greater Minnesota News: Upcoming Trainings

3.15.2013
CLC continues to recruit and train volunteer attorneys in the Stearns and St. Louis County area and will be holding trainings in both counties during the first week of April!

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