Welcome to our resource library.
Children's Law Center publishes a number of materials for legal and non-legal audiences to gain a better understanding of issues related to DC's children and learn more about our work. Use the tabs below to select resources related to your interest area.
Children at risk of entering (or remaining in) foster care benefit greatly from third-party caregivers, who provide permanent and stable homes. Pro bono attorneys help caregivers provide this type of permanency for a child. To learn more about caregiver custody representation in the District of Columbia, please check out our training videos.
A series of PowerPoint presentations developed by Children's Law Center on representing caregivers in custody cases as a pro bono attorney in the District of Columbia.
A series of PowerPoint presentations developed by Children's Law Center on representing caregivers in permanency cases as a pro bono attorney in the District of Columbia.
These six training videos provide an overview of caregiver representation in the District of Columbia, including adoption, guardianship and custody matters.
Cultural Humility Pro Bono Training Video. This training includes an interactive activity.
There are hundreds of children in the District of Columbia who are caught in the middle of contested custody proceedings. Custody guardians ad litem advocate for the children’s best interests in these cases. To learn more about custody guardian ad litem practice in DC, please check out our training videos .
A series of PowerPoint presentations on being a custody-guardian ad litem in the District of Columbia.
A PowerPoint presentation developed by Children's Law Center.
Did you know that excessive mold, pest infestation, and other housing conditions can pose hazards to children with chronic health conditions like asthma and allergies? These conditions result in repeated emergency room visits for hundreds of low-income children in DC when their landlord's refusal to address housing code violations exacerbates these health issues. Many housing conditions cases come to Children's Law Center through our Medical
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