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Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Funding for Foster Youth

Learn more about Education Training Vouchers, national and local scholarships, and grants and funding available for recreational activities such as: sports, music lessons, educational classes and more.

CLC Attorneys Kathleen Moccio and Peter Gorman win in MN Court of Appeals

Kathleen Moccio and Peter Gorman won their appeal on behalf of client D.A.M. in an immigration case that could have far reaching impact.

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: David Wilson

CLC wishes to honor David Wilson and his team at the Wilson Law Group for their exceptional work for our clients.

November ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.9.2012
Remember to GIVE to CLC on GIVE to the MAX Day, November 15th!

Impact Initiative 2012 Update

9.13.2012
In August, 30 of the state’s most creative thinkers in the public/private sectors of child protection and homeless youth came together for three full days of discussions about the connections between the sectors and the barriers that need to be addressed so that all disconnected and homeless youth in Minnesota can get the help and services they need to become productive adults.

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JESSICA KERR

Jessica is a relatively new volunteer attorney with CLC. In 2011, along with several other Medtronic Attorneys, Jessica became involved with CLC. Jessica currently represents an older foster care youth and her representation of this youth has been outstanding.

Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Kettelberger

CLC would like to recognize the work of one of its long time volunteers, Denise Kettelberger. “Denise just had a pretty sweet victory in a CLC case….” remarked one of her co-workers at Faegre Baker Daniels.

Volunteer Spotlight: Ankoor Bagchi

Ankoor is being celebrated in CLC’s Volunteer Spotlight because of his remarkable, compassionate relationships with his clients. He takes considerable time and care to get to know his clients and earn their trust.

Volunteer Attorney SPOTLIGHT: Wendy Watson

Wendy is a long standing CLC volunteer. She completed her training in 1997 and took her first case in 1998. She usually takes children with significant development disabilities and special needs. Given her clients’ significant needs, Wendy ensures that she has all her clients relevant assessments and case information, she connects with their special education teachers and resources and uses developmentally appropriate language to ensure her clients understand her role. She has represented 20 CLC clients and currently has three.

December 2011 Volunteer of the Month: Jim Reece

Jim has been a volunteer with CLC for over nine years. Jim has represented many children who are state wards or in the foster care system. Jim also served on CLC’s Board of Directors and Chaired the Development Committee.