Top 5 Reasons to Become a Pro Bono Lawyer with Children's Law Center

There aren’t enough hours in the day for Children’s Law Center’s 100-person staff of lawyers, social workers and investigators to assist each child and family in DC that needs a lawyer. That’s why, for the past 20 years, Children’s Law Center has partnered with lawyers within the government, corporate in-house counsel and DC’s top law firms

Washington Post: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Against DC on Special-Needs Students

Recently Children's Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow spoke with The Washington Post about the Supreme Court ruling that DC wasn't doing enough to support District kids with disabilities.  The decision is an important special eduation victory. When we address the needs of kids with disabilities, we clear the way for learning -- and that's good news for everyone.

Fox 5: Family of girl with severe lead poisoning faces homelessness

Tragedy struck when the Luster family learned their daughter had severe lead poisoning, despite an inspection deeming their apartment safe. Now there’s another hurdle: Homelessness. Experiencing discrimination by landlords upon finding out the Lusters use housing vouchers, the family has been unable to find safe, stable housing. Fox 5 DC spoke with Children’s Law Center’s Executive Director Judith Sandalow about what the Lusters, and families like theirs, face. 


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