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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

Jean Sanderson, Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children Award Recipient

Professor Jean Sanderson, Clinical Professor at the Child Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Family Law Clinics at the University of Minnesota Law School, Awarded Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children. Children’s Law Center’s Rosalie… Read More

Distinguished Service Award Recipient 2021: Merchant & Gould P.C.

The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to a law firm or corporation whose work on behalf of CLC’s clients exemplifies the commitment and dedication to pro bono representation that is the foundation of our mission. This year, Children’s… Read More

Register for CLC’s 26th Virtual Benefit!

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Celebration of Champions Virtual Event! To register: Text ‘clcmnyouth’ to 243725 or click here.  Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:00pm, Cocktails with Lilia Panteleeva 6:45pm, Sponsor Recognition 7:00pm-7:45pm, Program & Awards Join us from home… Read More

26th Celebration of Champions Virtual Benefit – October 7, 2021

OCTOBER 7, 2021 – Virtual Celebration of Champions CLC Benefit Please join us for a interactive program that highlights the positive impact of legal advocacy and free legal representation for youth in foster care. The 26th Anniversary Celebration of… Read More

Raise a Glass to CLC!

Raise a Glass to CLC! Children’s Law Center of Minnesota’s Indeed Friendraiser Brewery Event August 11, 2021 3-10PM Confirm your attendance here! Key details: Indeed is open from 3:00-10:00pm and no reservations required. Come at any point! Great… 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

Upcoming Live CLE Trainings

CLC Volunteer Lunchtime Workshop CLC’s Volunteer Lunchtime Workshop on July 21, 2021 at 12:00pm This discussion-based lunch hour workshop will address effective ways to communicate to youth who have experienced trauma, provide suggestions when explaining challenging legal topics… 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

2020 Virtual Benefit! Thank you!

2020 full virtual program. Congratulations awardees! A CLC Celebration of Champions would not be complete without recognizing individuals and groups who have spent decades improving children’s lives. Carmeann Foster, Rebound Minneapolis founder and executive director was awarded the 2020 Hero… Read More