Postgraduate Fellowship

Children’s Rights is a leading national children’s advocacy organization dedicated to achieving accountability and systemic change in government systems that protect vulnerable children. Children’s Rights uses legal advocacy in the form of impact litigation, policy expertise and public education to create positive systems change, with a 20-year track record in the area of child welfare […]

Call for Entries: Fostering the Future 2016

By CR Staff

Do you, or someone you know, have a story to share about life in foster care? If so, Children’s Rights would love to hear it. Children’s Rights is now accepting submissions for its 4th annual Fostering the Future campaign. The blog-a-day initiative, which takes place during National Foster Care Awareness Month, highlights the first-hand accounts […]

CR Spreads Message on Overuse of Psychotropics for Kids in Foster Care

By CR Staff

Sara Bartosz, lead counsel at national advocacy organization Children’s Rights, shed light on the failure of many states to properly oversee the administration of psychotropic medications to kids in foster care during the recent American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting in Chicago. Bartosz was a panelist on “I Feel Like a Zombie: Legal Ethics and […]

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Paralegal Internship

Children’s Rights is seeking a part-time undergraduate intern for the Fall 2015 semester to join in an active litigation program committed to reforming child welfare services for abused and neglected children. Children’s Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law, in partnership with a variety of local and national expert groups and policy […]

Fall 2015 Legal Internship

Children’s Rights seeks committed and enthusiastic law students to intern in our office in the Fall of 2015.  Because of the relatively small size of our organization, interns enjoy tremendous responsibilities and assist Children’s Rights’ attorneys with all aspects of our pending class action impact litigation cases.  Responsibilities may include assisting with trial preparation, conducting […]

Tennessee Child Welfare Reform Remains on a Positive Path, Report Shows

(Nashville, TN) — The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (DCS) “continues to devote the energy, attention and resources” needed to “maintain the significant progress that it has already made” and to improve its work in other areas, according to a report filed this afternoon by a team of court-appointed federal monitors.

Policy Analyst

Children’s Rights is a leading national children’s advocacy organization dedicated to achieving accountability and systemic change in government systems that protect vulnerable children. Children’s Rights uses legal advocacy in the form of impact litigation, policy expertise and public education to create positive systems change, with a 20-year track record in the area of child welfare […]