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Thank you CLC Volunteer Attorneys

CLC Volunteer Attorneys – 2021-2022 CLC has sustained its work due to the elevated efforts of the Board, Funders and Volunteers and over 150 new supporters since January of 2021. Because of our robust team of volunteers, we… Read More

Welcome New Board Members

CLC is excited to welcome, Joe Cassioppi, Fredrikson & Byron PA; Peter Doely, Maslon LLP; Kara Gray, Lathrop GPM; Bill Hefner, 3M; Melissa Raphan, Dorsey & Whitney LLP. Representation from Lathrop GPM and Maslon LLP are new for CLC’s Board. Our complete… Read More

Cary Martin Shelby Keynote Speaker

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota is thrilled to share that Cary Martin Shelby will be the keynote speaker at the October, 7, 2021, 7:00pm, Virtual Event, livestreamed at youtube.com/clcofmn. Shelby is currently a law professor at Washington and… Read More

CLC Cares About Kids!

Weida Allen – Recently celebrated 19 years serving children in foster care as a staff social worker for CLC. “The youth that we serve impress me with their resilience, courage and strength.  They deserve an advocate that will… Read More

May is National Foster Care Month! How Will You Help?

 May is National Foster Care Month!  Please share our message with your community.  We give youth a voice, ages 10-21, who are navigating a challenging legal system, many of whom have experienced extensive trauma. All kids deserve to be… Read More

Spring 2021 COVID Updates for Youth in Foster Care

Our clients face many barriers to housing and stability, and are most vulnerable to the impacts of the pandemic, unemployment and America’s reckoning with race. CLC is working closely with the courts to address the needs of our… Read More

Patty Wetterling Keynote Speaker

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota is thrilled to share that Patty Wetterling, national children’s safety advocate will be the keynote speaker for the October, 8, 2020, 7:00pm, Virtual Event, livestreamed at youtube.com/clcofmn. Patty Wetterling was recognized by CLC with… 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

COVID-19 Court Coverage During the Outbreak

  In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Judicial Branch implemented several changes to its court calendar and cases.  http://mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/CIOMediaLibrary/Limited-Court-Service-Case-Priorities-List-with-Definitions.pdf  Additionally, on March 20, 2020 Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea issued a statewide order, ADM20-8001 Continuing Operations of the Courts… Read More