News and Events
CHILDLAW NEWS AND EVENTS
CIVITAS CHILDLAW CENTER NEWSLETTER
The ChildLaw Center publishes a monthly newsletter highlighting upcoming events, internship and career opportunities, and faculty, staff and student news.
SUMMER 2013 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- May 20
Broadening the Landscape: Child Protection Through a Public Health Lens
Carol Harding Lecture Series
15 Annual Children's Summer Institute
Loyola University Chicago Water Tower Campus, Lewis Towers, 111 E. Pearson, Regent’s Hall 1:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
SPRING 2013 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- February 20
The Honorable Nancy Katz, judge in the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, will share a view from the bench on emerging issues and challenges in domestic relations law. Corboy Law Center, 25 E. Pearson, 11th Fl. 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
- March 15
Education Conference: Innovations in Early Childhood Education: The Creative Use of Public-Private Partnerships to Provide Cost-Effective High Quality School Reading Programs
- March 27
Sheila Merry, Executive Director of a new nonprofit organization, Illinois Mentoring Partnership, will discuss the role of mentoring in promoting positive youth outcomes for children.
RECENT NEWSWORTHY ACTIVITIES
Howard Davidson, Executive Director of the American Bar Association, was the inaugural recipient of the Civitas ChildLaw Center’s
Leaders in Child Advocacy Award. Davidson also gave the keynote address at the annual Children’s Legal Rights Journal Symposium, Growing Up Undocumented in America.
On September 10, 2012, the ChildLaw Center co-sponsored a program on child trafficking with the Loyola Center on the Human Rights of Children. Keynote speaker at the event was Laurel Bellows, a Loyola law school alumna and current president of the American Bar Association.