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Washington Life magazine's June issue names the area's Philanthropic 50, including Children's Law Center supporters Diana and Stephen Goldberg.
An article in The Washington Post includes comments from executive director Judith Sandalow regarding the resignation of the District's state superintendent of education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Washington Examiner included quotes from executive director Judith Sandalow in a story about a new policy designed to help special education students at public charter schools.
In a story on youth homelessness and budget cuts that may affect preventive services, The Huffington Post includes a quote from Children's Law Center's Judith Sandalow.
A Washington Examiner story to preview DC Council's hearing on a truancy bill includes quotes from Judith Sandalow.
In a commentary for WAMU 88.5, Judith Sandalow encourages the DC Council to support an extension of the Grandparent Caregiver Program and other moves to keep children from entering foster care.
A Washington Post story giving a wider context for an incident where a 4-year-old special education student was forgotten on a school bus includes a quote from Judith Sandalow.
DC activist and policy blogger Susie Cambria highlights Children's Law Center's plan to improve children's mental health in the District.
In coverage of Adoption Day, Washington Blade featured a young Children's Law Center client and his new adoptive dads.
Legal Times' coverage of Adoption Day 2012, where judges signed final decrees of adoption for dozens of families, features Children's Law Center clients and attorneys.
Ten years after the Family Court Act went into effect, the National Law Journal looks at DC's Family Court and its progress. Judith Sandalow is quoted.
Capital Business features a new pro bono initiative which brings in lawyers from Skadden Arps, LivingSocial, Northrup Grumman and Cisco Systems to provide representation in pro bono cases for clients of Children's Law Center and two other legal services organizations.
“The Children’s Law Center is a gem. It is a wonderful resource for children and families in our city.”
-Professor Peter Edelman, Chair,
DC Access to Justice Commission