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Children's Law Center Ranked Top Place to Work
April 11, 2014

The latest issue of NonProfit Times ranks Children's Law Center as one of the top 10 best places to work nationwide. This is the third time we have received the honor.

Making Special Education History
March 18, 2014

The Washington Post, WAMU, Washington Informer, WUSA9 and Fox5 reported on special education legislation announced March 18 by Children's Law Center and Councilmember David Catania.

Washington Post on Options charter school
January 29, 2014

Children Law Center's Executive Director Judith Sandalow tells Washington Post Columnist Jonetta Rose Barras what could improve the outlook of the District's special needs kids as more is learned about the Option's Public Charter School closure. 

CLC's Sean Staples Appointed Magistrate Judge
December 23, 2013

Sean Staples, currently Children's Law Center's Guardian ad Litem Project Director, has been appointed a magistrate judge and will join Family Court at DC's Superior Court.

TeamPeople Celebrates Five Years of Holiday Hope Drive Participation
December 10, 2013

Media staffing agency marked five years of participation in Children's Law Center's Holiday Hope Drive with a press release.

Judith Sandalow Comments on Congress Heights Life Skills Center
December 4, 2013

Children's Law Center executive director Judith Sandalow commended Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. for the opening of the Congress Heights Life Skills Center, a behavioral health clinic.

Legal Bisnow Notes Impact Project Anniversary
October 25, 2013

Legal Bisnow attended a reception to mark the first anniversary of Skadden's Impact Project, which brings together Skadden and corporate lawyers to support legal services organizations, including Children's Law Center.

Profile Highlights Board Member's Community Service
October 18, 2013

Evan Farber of The Advisory Board Company, who has served on Children's Law Center's Board of Directors since 2009, was recognized with a community service award.

WAMU Commentary Focuses on Vulnerable Families
October 11, 2013

In a commentary for WAMU 88.5, executive director Judith Sandalow outlines the effects of the federal government shutdown on Children's Law Center's clients and other vulnerable families in DC.

Shutdown Impacts Legal Services Organizations and Clients
October 11, 2013

Children's Law Center executive director Judith Sandalow was quoted in a Legal Times story on the effects of the federal shutdown on local legal services organizations and their clients.

Post Highlights Suspension and Expulsion Data Analysis
June 21, 2013

A Washington Post story highlights a new report from the Every Student Every Day coalition, which includes Children's Law Center, and includes comments from executive director Judith Sandalow.

Children's Law Center Supporters Among Washington Life's Philanthropic 50
June 14, 2013

Washington Life magazine's June issue names the area's Philanthropic 50, including Children's Law Center supporters Diana and Stephen Goldberg. 

Washington Post Editorial Calls for Children's Mental Health Reform
May 30, 2013

An editorial in The Washington Post echoes Children's Law Center's children's mental health report card - hailing DC's success in laying a foundation for action, but highlighting the progress that is still needed.

Letter to The Washington Post Calls for Expansion of Home Visiting
May 26, 2013

In a letter to the editor of The Washington Post, policy director Sharra Greer encouraged the District to expand its home visiting program for young children with a federal grant.

Examiner Reports on DCPS Special Education Efforts
May 16, 2013

DC public schools are trying to reduce the number of children receiving special education services, The Washington Examiner reports. Executive director Judith Sandalow says careful identification is needed for students who do have special education needs.

Examiner Details Lack of Timely Mental Health Services for Children
May 10, 2013

In coverage of Children's Law Center's first Children's Mental Health Report Card, The Washington Examiner notes that the majority of children referred for children's mental health services don't get help in a timely manner. 

Legal Bisnow Covers Healthy Together Event
May 9, 2013

Former Senator Tom Daschle joined Children's Law Center to talk about health care and announce an expansion of Healthy Together, medical-legal partnership for DC's children. Legal Bisnow covered the event.

WAMU Describes 'Promising Beginnings' On Children's Mental Health
May 9, 2013

WAMU reports on "promising beginnings" in improving the children's mental health system in the District, detailed in Children's Law Center's first Children's Mental Health Report Card.

Justice Policy Institute's Fostering Change Report
April 9, 2013

The Justice Policy Institute recently released a report examining outcomes for youth in DC's child welfare system. The report advises investments in mental health, employment, and education services to better support these youth. Executive director Judith Sandalow is quoted in the report's press release.

NonProfit Times Best Nonprofits to Work For 2013 Includes Children's Law Center
April 1, 2013

The NonProfit Times 2013 list of Best Nonprofits to Work For includes Children's Law Center, ranked 8th among medium-sized organizations and 16th overall.

"...you’ve got a great group of folks working at the CLC!  They have really enriched the advocacy community ... and made a great difference for our children." 
-Patricia Mullahy Fugere,
Esq. Executive Director,
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

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