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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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McKenna Ahrenholz didn’t know she had a right to an attorney

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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Annual Celebration & Benefit

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota’s 22nd Annual Celebration & Benefit Thursday, October 12th, 2017 5:00 pm to 8:30 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 at-risk, abused and […]

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WE ARE GLAD TO HAVE ON OUR LEGAL TEAM, STAFF ATTORNEY – DEBRA KOVATS

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

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Governor’s Task Force and Family Assessment/Resources Work Group Meetings January 8th 2015

Governor’s Task Force and Family Assessment/Resources Work Group Meetings January 8th 2015 Screening and Transparency Work Group The Screening and Transparency group met on January 8 from 9-11:30 am with the main agenda items being teens at risk and SSIS, the computer system for recording reports of child maltreatment. Children’s Law Center Executive Director Lilia […]

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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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First Annual Northeast MN Pro Bono Social

The Volunteer Attorney Program and Children’s Law Center will be hosting the first annual Northeast Minnesota Pro Bono Social in Duluth on October 23rd. RSVP today!

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May Is National Foster Care Month

Children’s Law Center is partnering with a group on Minnesota nonprofits and agencies to promote foster care awareness during the month of May, which happens to be National Foster Care Month! These MNFCM Partners have produced a awareness video for Minnesota Foster Care Awareness, which features current and former foster youth. To watch the video and learn more about what you can do to get involved, please visit mnfostercaremonth.info.

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WILDER RESEARCH RELEASES ITS 2012 SURVEY DATA ON HOMELESSNESS IN MINNESOTA

3.15.13
Every three years, Wilder Research conducts a statewide study to better understand the prevalence, causes, circumstances and effects of homelessness in Minnesota. Wilder conducted its survey on October 25, 2012, and has just released its data.

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Volunteer Update: New E-filing System

2.6.2013
2012 closed with a new E-Filing system being introduced in Ramsey County.
While it seems complex and daunting, the new way of filing is incredibly efficient!
We are asking all of our volunteer attorneys to sign themselves up for the E-File system, and list themselves on their cases. By doing this, you will be electronically sent reports, notifications & orders for your case as soon as they are filed with the court.

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