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Child Advocacy - Organizations

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Center for Law and Social Policy
Child Rights Information Network
Child Welfare League of America
Children's Defense Fund
Children's Law Center of Los Angeles
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Site includes handbook:  "Living in the United States:  A Guide for Immigrant Youth".
International Society of Family Law
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lambda Legal - Youth Issues Page
"Through groundbreaking litigation and innovative educational campaigns and policy advocacy, Lambda Legal is setting standards for fair and equal treatment of LGBTQ youth across the country."
Legal Services for Children
National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center
National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
National CASA
National Center for Children in Poverty
Columbia University. Includes fifty-state data tools.
National Center for Youth Law
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Adoption
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement
A service of the Children's Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)
National Juvenile Defender Center
NJDC produces and distributes reports and fact sheets on various topics to provide useful information and practical strategies to juvenile defenders. Recent fact sheets have focused on human rights law, the overuse of detention, the juvenile death penalty, and mental health medications used for adolescents.
National Partnership for Women and Families
National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning
National Resource Center for Information Technology in Child Welfare
National Resource Center on Child Protective Services
Stop Abuse for Everyone (SAFE)
Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) is a human rights organization that provides services, publications, and training to serve those who typically fall between the cracks of domestic violence services. These groups include straight men, gays and lesbians, teens, the elderly, and immigrants.
The Future of Children
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution.
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)
NCAVP is a coalition of programs that document and advocate for victims of anti-LGBT and anti-HIV/AIDS violence/harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, police misconduct and other forms of victimization.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Includes publications such as The State of the World's Children 2008: Executive Summary, Children and AIDS: A stocktaking report, UNICEF Annual Report 2006.
Urban Institute, National Survey of America's Families
W.K. Kellogg Foundation: Families for Kids Initiative