CFCC Advocacy During the 2022 Maryland General Assembly Session

By Spencer Hall, TCP Attorney  On April 11, 2022, the Maryland General Assembly concluded its 444th legislative session having considered a wide range of issues impacting Maryland’s children and families. In keeping with CFCC’s mission to create, foster, and support a national movement to integrate communities, families, and the justice system to improve the lives…

Exploring the Harm to Children of Recent Anti-LGBTQ+/Transgender Laws

By Rebecca Stahl, CFCC Executive Director Across the country, recent governmental actions are attacking LGBTQ+ children, specifically transgender children. Much has already been written about the impact on children and their families from these actions. I write as a child advocate. I have spent more than fifteen years representing children and writing about children’s rights…

In-person programming revealed the critical and wide-ranging challenges facing families and children in Baltimore City.

After nearly 1.5 years of virtual programming, CFCC’s Truancy Court Program (TCP) team was excited to return to Baltimore City schools for the Fall 2021 session. The TCP worked with 69 students and their families at five Baltimore City Public Schools: the Baltimore Design School (middle/high), Belair-Edison Middle School, Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School, Furley Elementary School and…

Meet Shanta Trivedi – CFCC’s New Faculty Director

​What excites you most about your new role at the University of Baltimore? This was really a dream opportunity for me. I have always done clinical work, and I enjoy lawyering and teaching students how to lawyer. This role at CFCC takes the work I have been doing throughout my career to a higher level,…

A Conversation with Robert Rubinson, Director of the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Online Post-J.D. Certificate in Family Law Program

Why were you excited to take on the leadership of the Post-J.D. Certificate in Family Law? I participated in the early planning meetings with the practitioner advisory workgroup, and I’ve seen the commitment of those attorneys, the program faculty, and Professor Babb as the founding director. I’m amazed at what they’ve achieved with this program.…