Press Releases

December 01, 2015

Contact: Elizabeth Laferriere 510.835.8098 x 3005

Anaheim – Multidisciplinary teams from twenty-one counties are convening in Anaheim today, one year after California’s adoption of SB 855, which established the state’s groundbreaking Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Program. Historically, the majority of CSEC have only accessed critical services through contact with the juvenile justice system. SB 855 and the CSEC Program have begun a shift in California away from criminalization and toward more appropriately treating these children as victims of exploitation through a collaborative approach.

April 07, 2015

The “Art of Advocacy: Building Bright Futures” celebration and fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Law Center of California (CLC) will take place at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012, on Thursday, May 7th from 6pm to 10pm. The event celebrates twenty-five years of unparalleled advocacy on behalf of abused and neglected children by Children’s Law Center attorneys.

July 06, 2013

For many of the nearly 30,000 children in the Los Angeles and Sacramento county child welfare systems, the holiday season can be less than joyful as resources are stretched and caregivers are unable to afford the ‘extras’ that so many of us take for granted.

July 01, 2011

Los Angeles/Sacramento –The Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles (CLCLA) is thrilled to announce the opening of our new offices in Sacramento. With our expansion beyond Los Angeles, CLC will now be known as ‘Children’s Law Center of California’, and will serve as appointed counsel for children in foster care in both Los Angeles and Sacramento counties.

March 09, 2011

The American Bar Association’s Hodson Award recognizes extraordinary service by a government or public sector law office. Named in honor of the distinguished public service career of the late Major General Kenneth J. Hodson, a former Judge Advocate General of t