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Children’s Law Center
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Washington, DC 20001
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March 23, 2017
DC Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson joined Children’s Law Center supporters Wednesday evening to discuss what he’s learned in his seven weeks on the job and his vision for the future of DC schools. Children’s Law Center board member Chip Magid, who is co-chairing the 2017 Helping Children Soar Benefit with his wife Vicky, hosted the gathering in their home.
March 23, 2017
The Associated Press reached out to Children’s Law Center’s Judith Sandalow to learn more about why the Supreme Court’s ruling on students with disabilities is critical for our most vulnerable children.
RELEASE: Children’s Law Center Honors Skadden, Dentons and Clifford Chance for Generous Support for DC’s Kids
March 14, 2017
Children's Law Center Honors Skadden, Dentons and Clifford Chance for Generous Support for DC's Kids WASHINGTON, DC – Children’s Law Center today announced that its 2016 Champions for Children Award winners are Clifford Chance US LLP, Dentons and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. The award recognizes the generosity of law firms with total 2016 annual giving to Children’s Law Center that exceeded that of their peers.
March 1, 2017
Suspensions and expulsions often ignore the root cause of a child's behavior issues and are ineffective in curbing behavior issues. Recently NBC 4 spoke with Children's Law Center Policy Analyst Michael Villafranca about bullying and how moving away from Suspensions in DC schools can put children on a better path. Watch the video below.
February 14, 2017
In her latest Huffington Post blog, Children’s Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow warns DC leaders we must prepare now for a looming budget crisis in the District.
February 9, 2017
Children's Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow was recently featured on Fox 5 to discuss the disparities between DC's poorest and most affluent residents. While in many Northwest Wards quality of living is high, those in DC's 7th and 8th wards, families often pay more than half their income in rent.
February 2, 2017
Recently a DC family represented by Children’s Law Center made the news after a 2-year-old girl was diagnosed with an extreme case of lead poisoning. Adding to the tragedy was the fact that the Luster family lived in a home approved by DC’s housing office. Children’s Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow recently spoke with Fox 5 DC about the case.
February 1, 2017
Every child in DC deserves to grow up in a safe home. But in a recent Washington Post story the Luster family shared the story of how their toddler daughter suffered severe lead poisoning after living in a home inspected and approved by the DC housing office.
January 31, 2017
In Urgent Call to Action, Broad-Based Coalition Urges DC Lawmakers to Pause Restrictive Fiscal Policies that Threaten to Leave Residents’ Needs Unaddressed 50 Prominent Groups Sign Letter Offering Steps to Create Fiscal Flexibility