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CLM FY23 Annual Report

As a League with diverse membership, CLM has a broad agenda. Together we remain focused on addressing these issues through our administrative, legislative, and budget advocacy. Check out our FY23 Annual Report for a deep dive on our League's accomplishments over the past year.
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Governor Healey Signs FY24 Budget

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CLM Releases Report on High Acuity Youth in Congregate Care

The reduction in the number and types of care setting spaces and more selective removal of children has resulted in a higher concentration of "high acuity" adolescents residing in congregate care.
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CLM Celebrates Passage of the Foster Parents' Bill of Rights

This legislation expands and codifies several key rights important to foster families.
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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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News Spotlight

Advocacy for National Adoption Month

November 16, 2023
Join us in advocating for critical legislation and spreading awareness on the importance of empowering children and teens along their adoption journey for Adoption Month. November is National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day is Saturday, November 18th. This month, it is vital to raise awareness on the importance of supporting children and youth, especially […]
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Join us in advocating for critical legislation and spreading awareness on the importance of empowering youth along their adoption journey

October News Roundup

November 1, 2023
Recent news about child welfare and family well-being from Massachusetts and around the country. In Massachusetts: CLM in the news: News across the country:
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Recent news about child welfare and family well-being
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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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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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