DC is expanding a truancy prevention program to reduce chronic absenteeism, which is a serious challenge for DC and across the country. The news report cites research published this year by Children's Law Center and DC Lawyers for Youth.
Children’s Law Center today announced the appointment of Theodore Segal as the new chair and several business and legal leaders as new members to its Board of Directors.
The September issue of Washington Lawyer includes an in-depth feature on children’s access to mental health care, including a focus on Children's Law Center and our work on children’s mental health and trauma
A nonprofit law firm that’s ready to launch in DC has, in part, Children’s Law Center executive director Judith Sandalow to thank.
Education World recently highlighted the Children’s Law Center’s report: Addressing Childhood Trauma in DC Schools.
In her Huffington Post blog, Judith Sandalow shares the story of a young DC girl in middle school -- who started to do better and learn once educators stopped asking "what's wrong with this girl" and instead began asking "what happened to her?"
The Washington Post reports on Children's Law Center's latest study on childhood trauma and the DC public schools.
The Washington Business Journal interviewed Peter Edelman and Jane Aiken of Georgetown University about the University's plans to open an affordable law firm in collaboration with Arent Fox and DLA Piper. They credit Children's Law Center's Judith Sandalow with the idea.
“If you really want to have an impact on the nation’s health,” said Dr. Mark McClellan, “start with children.” And to help kids grow up healthy, he added, you have to go beyond traditional medical approaches and address what’s making them sick.
Children's Law Center client Tiara was featured in a Washington Post article about the struggles that homeless teen moms experience in DC.