Children’s Law Center

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Children’s Law Center hosts annual Birthday Blast fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 14

The Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina will host its annual Birthday Blast on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.  The fundraising event will be held at The Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem and feature musical guest The Unbroken Circle, a multi-generation string band of Wake Forest University. Wake Forest School of Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic has been part of the Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina since its inception in 1996.

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‘The Voice’ finalist Braiden Sunshine, Dan River Girls to perform Thursday, Sept. 15, for Children’s Law Center birthday

Braiden Sunshine, a finalist a couple of seasons ago on NBC’s hit music competition “The Voice,” is scheduled to participate in a benefit for the Children’s Law Center (CLC) of Central North Carolina’s first-annual Birthday Blast.

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Children’s Law Center of North Carolina, home of the Child Advocacy Clinic, to celebrate 10th anniversary Thursday, Sept. 17

The Children’s Law Center of North Carolina will celebrate its 10th anniversary of giving children their say in court on Sept. 17, 2015, with two events. Continue reading »

New grant allows Child Advocacy Clinic to expand custody guardianship for domestic violence victims

A new grant will allow Wake Forest Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic and the Children’s Law Center of North Carolina to partner to hire a custody attorney guardian for families where there is both domestic violence and issues over the custody of minor children. Continue reading »

Naomi Judd, keynote speaker at Home Free 2014

Naomi Judd speaks from the heart at sold-out Home Free fundraiser for Children’s Law Center and Family Services

Naomi Judd entered Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. greeting the more than 500 attendees with her Southern voice announcing, “Hello North Carolina!” She told the crowd that her husband is from Garner, N.C. so she considers us all ‘cousins’ and is looking forward to some N.C. barbecue. With boundless energy and strikingly beautiful at 68-years young (as she freely admits), she was the keynote speaker for the 2014 Home Free fundraising event on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 speaking about domestic violence awareness and sharing personal experiences from her life on this topic. This year’s fundraising event was the most successful to date in its third year, selling 200 more tickets than last year and raising more than $110,000.

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Naomi Judd is keynote speaker at ‘Home Free’ annual fundraiser on Oct. 16, 2014

From humble beginnings as a single mom in a small Kentucky town, to her meteoric rise as a country music superstar and American icon, Naomi Judd, first known to the world as half of country music’s mother/daughter duo, The Judds, will share her personal story of domestic violence during “Home Free,” the third annual benefit luncheon in Forsyth County to end domestic violence. “Home Free” will be joint hosted by Family Services and the Children’s Law Center of North Carolina.

Since Fall 2010, the Children’s Law Center has partnered with the Wake Forest University School of Law to launch the Child Advocacy Clinic, a program in which gives students the unique opportunity to represent children in a variety of legal settings.

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Children’s Law Center hosts ‘Home Free,’ annual benefit to end domestic violence in Forsyth County on Thursday, Oct. 11

In an effort to raise awareness in Forsyth County about the impact of domestic violence in our community, the Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina is partnering with Family Services, Inc. to present  “Home Free,” an annual benefit to end domestic violence at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the WFU Bridger Field House.

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Center advocates for children caught up in domestic violence

The law office of Iris Sunshine (’89)  isn’t much different than other law offices, except for the room full of toys. Continue reading »

New Child Advocacy Clinic provides students unique opportunity

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s new Child Advocacy Clinic will give students a unique opportunity to represent children in a variety of legal settings. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Committee celebrates National Pro Bono Week with first Clinic Hop

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