We invite you to explore these valuable national and state organizations which advocate for children’s rights, provide legal services, and serve children in the child-welfare system as well as young people who have aged out of foster care.
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) provides statewide advocacy and leadership in advancing laws, policies, and practices that secure economic, racial, and social justice for low-income people and communities.
The mission of the Children's Law Center of Massachusetts is to promote and secure equal justice and to maximize opportunity for low-income children and youth by providing quality advocacy and legal services.
The Committee For Public Counsel Services provides legal representation in Massachusetts for those unable to afford an attorney in all matters in which the law requires the appointment of counsel.
The Child Advocacy Clinic, which is part of Harvard Law School’s Child Advocacy Program, (CAP) is designed to educate students about a range of social change strategies and to encourage critical thinking about the pros and cons of different approaches.
The Massachusetts Chapter of Foster Care Alumni of America was started in 2009. The vision of our chapter is to equip alumni with the tools necessary to realize their dreams and to encourage, inspire, and support youth in care to be tomorrow’s leaders; secure in themselves and the world around them.
Citizens for Juvenile Justice (CfJJ) is the only independent, non-profit, statewide organization working exclusively to improve the juvenile justice system in Massachusetts.
The Children’s League of Massachusetts is a statewide non-profit association of over 80 private and public organizations and individuals that collectively advocate for public policies and quality services that are in the best interest of the Commonwealth’s children, youth and families.