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Grant Announcement: The Otto Bremer Trust

The Otto Bremer Trust Awards $100,000 Grant to Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Children’s Law Center of Minnesota serves Minnesota’s foster care youth through direct legal representation, systemic advocacy, education, and outreach efforts. CLC’s legal staff, working in… Read More

May is National Foster Care Month!

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

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

25th Anniversary Benefit – Thank you!

Thank you for making the first CLC Virtual Event a success! CLC’s 25th Anniversary event celebrated twenty-five years of promoting the legal rights and well-being of children and youth. Susan Elizabeth Littlefield of WCCO emceed the evening with… Read More

We are a Meets Standards® organization!

We’re thrilled to announce that Children’s Law Center of Minnesota is now a Charities Review Council Meets Standards® organization! March 6, 2020 – Children’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC) recently received Charities Review Council’s Meets Standards® seal, a… Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

Children’s Law Center is thrilled to invite you to our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast hosted by Robins Kaplan, LLP. You and a guest are invited to join us for an appreciation breakfast in celebration of your dedication and all… Read More

CLC Staff Participates in Successful Guinness World Record Attempt

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota had the honor of participating in the Simon Says Give official Guinness World Records – High Five for Supplies backpack event at the Mall of America. The volunteers stuffed over 8,000… Read More

Welcome to our new website

We want to express our deepest gratitude to Little Company, who created our new logo free of charge to Children’s Law Center.  Their ability to listen and understand who we are, who we represent, and where we are… 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.