Paralegal (Bilingual)

  Application Deadline: March 31, 2018 Children’s Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law to bring about meaningful reform in government agencies that provide foster care, adoptive, juvenile justice, and child protective services. We are seeking a full-time, entry-level bilingual paralegal to join our active litigation program and support our commitment to […]

Paralegal

  Application Deadline: March 31, 2018 Children’s Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law to bring about meaningful reform in government agencies that provide foster care, adoptive, juvenile justice, and child protective services. We are seeking a full-time, entry-level paralegal to join our active litigation program and support our commitment to reforming […]

Sex Work and Foster Care: What M.D.’s Story Can Teach Us

By CR Staff

I will never forget the moment in late 2013 in a courtroom in Corpus Christi, Texas, when we all learned that M.D. was still missing.   M.D., one of the Named Plaintiffs in our Texas case, had run away from yet another failed foster care placement and upon her return to care, told workers that she […]

Federal Court Allows Missouri Foster Care Suit to Proceed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Wende Gozan Brown at 646-216-3329, wbrown@childrensrights.org Maria Tsikalas at 314-977-3077, maria.tsikalas@slu.edu Lewis Cohen at 510-469-3007, lcohen@youthlaw.org ——- Plaintiffs’ Counsel ‘Gratified the Court Has Ruled in Favor of Youth,’ Notes Children ‘Continue to be Prescribed Powerful and Potentially Dangerous Drugs … Without Proper Oversight’ (Kansas City, MO) – For the first time, […]

Rhode Island, Plaintiffs Settle Long-Standing Foster Care Case

Contact: Wende Gozan Brown at 646-216-3329; wbrown@childrensrights.org In Resolving the Lawsuit, Officials Have Entered  a Historic Agreement …With the Vital Purpose of Transforming Young Lives’ (Providence, RI) – Attorneys for plaintiff children in Rhode Island foster care, Governor Gina Raimondo and Dr. Trista Piccola of the Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) have agreed to settle […]

Digital Content Manager

Children’s Rights’ seeks a Digital Content Manager to bring creativity and a keen design eye to the organization’s marketing and fundraising efforts. Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Digital Content Manager will design compelling infographics, be an avid follower of trends in e-communications and social media and utilize analytics tools in real […]

End of Year Giving

Children’s Rights is grateful to accept your end of year gift to help advance our legal action and advocacy on behalf of America’s vulnerable children. Please contact Adriana Pezzulli, apezzulli@childrensrights.org at any time during the holiday season should you have questions about making your gift. Gifts of stock can be made by contacting Adriana Pezzulli. Online giving can […]

Children’s Health Care Is In Jeopardy!

Join the Healthy Kids campaign! Call your Congressional representatives at 202-224-3121 today and ask them to put children first and reauthorize CHIP as a stand-alone program. Sponsor Healthy Kids, a holistic advocacy plan that marshals the best legal and policy arguments as to why states should continue to provide preventative and other health services to low income children. Nearly 46 […]

Advocates and Connecticut State Officials Agree to Streamlined Child Welfare Reform Plan

Contact: Wende Gozan Brown at 646-216-3329; wbrown@childrensrights.org New Plan Reduces Remaining Goals from 22 to 10; Lowers Caseload Limits; Protects Resources Required to ‘Achieve Sustained Compliance’ (Bridgeport, CT) – A federal court today approved a streamlined child welfare reform plan today that protects vulnerable children and puts Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) closer […]

Building a Better Future For The Kids Who Need Us Most

By CR Staff

2017 was a groundbreaking year for Children’s Rights. With individual donation dollars we have accomplished major achievements across the country: We launched a groundbreaking case in Iowa challenging lack of mental health care and improper use of solitary confinement and physical restraints at an all-boys state juvenile detention center.  We launched Healthy Kids, a holistic advocacy […]