Come Celebrate With Us!
CELEBRATION FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS CANCELED With concerns about COVID-19 continuing to weigh heavily on everyone’s minds, we have decided to cancel this year’s Celebration for Children’s Rights event. The safety of our guests is just too important to jeopardize with a party. We hope to see you next year!​ ——————— [slideshow_deploy id=’6688′]   Our lawyers, […]
Kendrick's Persistence Pays Off
So many of our young clients do everything they can to put the justice system behind them, but are met with roadblock after roadblock. That was certainly the case for “Kendrick,” who we first met in 2017.  At the time, he was 15 and had just been sentenced to two years in juvenile prison for […]
The Moral of Lynell's Story
At age 13, Lynell has lived through more trauma than most people experience in a lifetime, but has never received the help he needs.
FY 2019: What Your Support Made Possible this Year
LCCR’s fiscal year came to a close on June 30. Here’s a glimpse at what your support helped accomplish. We’re on the front lines every day, protecting the rights of young people impacted by the justice system: Standing With Kids. LCCR attorneys defended the rights of more than 600 children in Orleans Parish courtrooms this […]
Know Your Rights: Curfew Stops
With NOPD strictly enforcing juvenile curfew, it's important that young people understand their rights if they are stopped by the police.
Louisiana Legislators Pass Solan's Law
The measure will keep more children out of jail across the state.
Christi Comes Home After 25 Years in Prison
“The world needs to know that people in prison can change. I’ve done it and I’ve witnessed others do it.”
Corey's journey back from homelessness
At the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights, we understand that an arrest can often coincide with other crises going on in the life of a child. That’s why we listen. We learn. And we help. LCCR social worker Nell had been working with “Corey” all summer long on his probation case, and the 13-year-old was […]
Jason's Graduation
We know that when a child is arrested, there are usually greater issues going on in their life. That’s why we listen and learn before we work with them on a plan. We met “Jason” after his first arrest in 2016. He was struggling greatly in school and skipping class so frequently that he was eventually expelled. Meanwhile, […]
Welcome Home, Rickey!
After being sentenced to die in prison as a child, Rickey gets a new beginning.