Mid-Level Staff Attorney

Children’s Rights is a leading national children’s advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children in government systems. Children’s Rights uses civil rights litigation, policy expertise, and public education to create positive systems change, with a 20-year track record in the area of child welfare reform of raising accountability, protecting rights and improving […]

Director of Development

Children’s Rights is a leading national children’s advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children in government systems. Children’s Rights uses civil rights litigation, policy expertise, and public education to create positive systems change, with a 20-year track record in the area of child welfare reform of raising accountability, protecting rights and improving […]

Stephanie Persson

Law Clerk Stephanie Persson joined Children’s Rights in 2016. Prior to this she served as Columbia Law School’s Greater China Public Interest Fellow, working with local NGOs and stakeholders to advocate for improvements in the child welfare system in Hong Kong. She also served as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Hong Kong, where […]

Psychotropics

THE ISSUE: Children in foster care often exhibit behaviors related to the abuse and trauma they have endured. But rather than receiving therapeutic counseling and mental health support to treat underlying issues, kids are too frequently given powerful psychotropic medications to control their behavior. The drugs can have extreme side effects: drowsiness, hallucinations, tremors, weight […]

Fall Paralegal Intern

Children’s Rights is seeking a part-time undergraduate intern 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 analysts, to bring about meaningful […]

Fall Legal Internship

Children’s Rights seeks committed and enthusiastic law students to intern in our office in the fall of 2016. 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 […]

Lead Counsel

Children’s Rights is a leading national children’s advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children in government systems. Children’s Rights uses civil rights litigation, policy expertise, and public education to create positive systems change, with a 20-year track record in the area of child welfare reform of raising accountability, protecting rights and improving […]