Art of Advocacy DJ Announced! Our fun night under the stars will have everyone on the dance floor thanks to our newly-announced DJ—who is in eighth grade! DJ Krazy, also known as James-Ryan, is a well-loved community figure who has performed at many city events, including the Los Angeles Annual Kite Festival, Summer Fest on…Read More →
Get to know the lawyers, specialists, and support staff behind CLC and why we fight for foster youth in California.
We provide an unparalleled level of expertise in and out of the courtroom. Learn more about what we do.
Who We Represent
We fight for kids that come under the protection of the juvenile dependency court systems we serve.
You can help children in California, too. See how you can get involved in our mission.
Committed to Excellence in Advocacy
We fight to ensure the well being and future success of our clients through a multi-disciplinary, independent and informed approach to advocacy. A powerful voice for foster youth fighting for family reunification, permanence, educational opportunity, health and mental health services, self-sufficiency and overall well-being, we're working toward local, statewide and national policy change and child welfare system reform.See Our Approach
Legal Services for Children
We want all of California's children to have the support they need to succeed. Children's Law Center represents all of the 25,000 children under our jurisdiction. Our attorneys appear on behalf of children in day-to-day dependency proceedings, and we represent them in a host of related hearings that seek to ensure the well being and future success of each child.Learn More
Check out our resources for attorneys and foster youth. Use them to take full advantage of your legal rights and opportunities that should be available to foster youth.Get Resourceful
The CLC policy team is celebrating the progress of five bills working their way through the California State Assembly. AB 20, AB 448, AB 937, & AB 1512 all passed out of the Senate with unanimous support. AB 1756, previously AB 876, has passed out of both houses unanimously & is heading to the Governor’s…Read More →
We are just one month away from our annual Art of Advocacy Gala on October 19! The evening promises to be a night of delicious food, fun and inspiring words from our honorees and staff. This year, we are thrilled to be honoring Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass as our Champion Award recipient. Throughout her career in…Read More →