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Wendy Watson and Chad Snyder CLC Volunteer Champions

Chad Snyder has been a volunteer with CLC for 22 years and has represented 41 children in foster care and is currently representing 3 CLC clients. He shares, “Much of the most impactful work I’ve done as a… Read More

Kare11 Interviews CLC and Indeed Brewing Company

CLC in the News!  CLC was highlighted by KARE 11 in a segment that covered both the Indeed Brewing Company event, June 22, 2022 and how to help support CLC. Thank you Turn It Up Media and Indeed… Read More

Erin Bailey, 2021 Hero for Children Recipient

  Erin Bailey, Minnesota Children’s Cabinet Executive Director Awarded Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Heroes for Children Award The Heroes for Children Award is given annually to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the… Read More

27th Celebration of Champions Benefit & Awards Evening – October 2022

We are back: Children’s Law Center of Minnesota’s 27th annual Celebration of Champions Benefit & Awards. Children’s Law Center of Minnesota will be back in-person for our 27th Celebration of Champions Benefit & Awards, with COVID safety protocols… Read More

Congratulations, Judy Nord! 2020 Rosalie E. Wahl Justice Awardee

Congratulations, Judy Nord! 2020 Rosalie E. Wahl Justice Awardee Children’s Law Center’s Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children Award is presented annually to an individual who has dedicated his or her life to fighting for justice for at-risk… Read More

George Floyd

Message sent to our community, June 1, 2020: We grieve with Minneapolis and Saint Paul in the aftermath of the horrific public murder of Mr. George Floyd. We mourn for him, his loved ones, and our community. Children’s… Read More

Legal Advocacy for Youth During COVID-19

CLC’s focus is to continue our services while being safe regarding COVID-19. CLC legal team and volunteer attorneys continue to regularly connect with clients via facetime and phone calls, and submit motions as needed. We know that youth… Read More

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.

MINNESOTA EXPUNGEMENT LAW IS CHANGING!

5/16/2014 Governor Dayton signed new juvenile and criminal records expungement legislation into law on  May 14, 2014. The new law will go into effect Jan. 1, 2015. Designed to help individuals rebuild their lives after contact with the… Read More

Congress Passes Key Foster Care Education Bill

The recently enacted Uninterrupted Scholars Act (USA) successfully amended the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), that acted as a barrier to child protection agencies receiving foster children’s educational records without parental consent.