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CLM Joins the Yes on 4 for Safer Roads Campaign

BREAKING NEWS: Massachusetts passes ballot question 4! CLM is proud to have supported this ballot measure and the Yes on 4 for Safer Roads Campaign.
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Massachusetts Bans Child Marriage

The ban is a win for the Commonwealth's children
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CLM Shares its Priorities for the next Administration

We are asking the next Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts to pledge their support for children.
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Expanding Access to Adoption Passes the House and Senate


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Standing Up for Children and Families

The Children’s League of Massachusetts is a statewide non-profit association of 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. It is through public education and advocacy that the Children’s League promotes the availability, accessibility, and quality of these needed services.
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JJPAD Report Shows Persistent Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Entries to Juvenile Justice System

A report released recently by the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Policy and Data (JJPAD) Board shows that racial and ethnic disparities in youth arrests remain persistently high, even as the total number of youth entering the state's juvenile justice system has gone down in recent years. Looking at data from FY2021, the report Racial and Ethnic Disparities […]
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Active steps are needed to address racial inequity in juvenile justice

CLM Urges the Supreme Court to Uphold ICWA

The Children’s League of Massachusetts (CLM) stands with tribes, Native American rights activists, youth advocates, child welfare experts, and partners in urging the Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Oral arguments for Brakeen v. Haaland begin on November 9. At a larger policy level, ICWA represents respect for […]
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ICWA emphasizes family preservation and cultural connection
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Our Members

The Children’s League membership consists of organizations, agencies, and individuals from around Massachusetts working together as a unified front for public policy advocacy. Our membership reaches all corners of the state, working together to improve the well-being of children and their families.
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Our Advocacy

CLM works together with our members and coalition partners to advocate for the best possible services for children and families in the Commonwealth. CLM works with state legislators to create change in the General Laws and we work with the state administration to implement change in regulations and the delivery of services to protect children and provide resources for families in need.
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Resources

Our members bring vast resources to child services and CLM curates resources from around the state and country for children, families, and providers.
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