Children's Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow, at the request of Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, recently spoke at a public roundtable about the urgent need for access to justice in civil cases for low-income children and families in the District.
The DC government is appealing a May court decision that ruled the city isn’t providing adequate services for young children with special needs. The decision says the city must serve at least 8.5 percent of DC residents between the ages of 3 and 5.
Washington Post reporter Perry Stein asked Judith Sandalow, Children’s Law Center executive Director for her take.
DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked to Children's Law Center about DC's changes over the past 20 years -- and why he believes solving truancy is one of the most important contributions he can make to help at-risk children.
In the fall, DC Superior Court Judge Robert Morin will take over as chief judge. In a recent article, The National Law Journal asked Children’s Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow to weigh-in on how he could create change in DC.
Recently, Roland C. Goss, better known as Rollie, won the Laura N. Rinaldi Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award for his more than 20 years of pro bono services for underserved people in D.C. In a recent article, the DC Bar highlighted Goss’ involvement with Children’s Law Center.
Former US Attorney General Eric Holder had a front-row seat to how tough it was to grow up in 1990s DC, the decade when Children’s Law Center was founded. He spoke to us about his experience and vision for the future.
Recently, Children’s Law Center was featured in a Washington Lawyer piece on legal access for the District’s most underserved communities.
In her new Huffington Post blog, Children’s Law Center Executive Director Judith Sandalow calls attention to the state of children’s Mental Health in the District and references our 2016 update on children’s mental health. .
Children’s Law Center policy attorney Renee Murphy highlighted the urgent need for continued funding of the Strong Start/DC Early Intervention Program in her guest blog for the DC Fiscal Policy Institute.
Recently, DCFPI featured a moving and informative blog from Children’s Law Center Senior Policy Attorney Kimberly Waller about the urgency of TANF reform.