CLC BOARD NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Children’s Law Center (CLC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has chosen Acena Beck to be the executive director and leader of the organization.

Beck, the current deputy director, will assume the duties and responsibilities of executive director on July 1, 2017. She takes over for Kim Brooks Tandy, who founded the Covington-based legal-services center for children and youth in 1989. Tandy is stepping down June 30, 2017.

“I look forward to the next few months I will be remaining at CLC as its executive director, but I also very much look forward to passing the baton to Acena,” said Tandy, who has served as executive director for 28 years.  “I have full confidence that she will lead us into the future with the same enthusiasm, insight and leadership we have already witnessed.”

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Children’s Law Center is a non-profit legal service center protecting the rights of children and youth to help them overcome barriers and transition into adulthood, better advocate for their needs, and successfully contribute to society. 

The Children's Law Center, Inc. (CLC) is a unique non­profit legal service center protecting the rights of children and youth to help them overcome barriers and transition into adulthood, better self­ advocate for their needs, and successfully contribute to society. It provides individual legal advocacy to children and youth, and through public policy work, training and education, impact litigation, and juvenile defender support services, seeks to improve the systems that serve children. CLC offers services throughout Kentucky and collaborates with other organizations within the region and nationally on a variety of topics. Our constituents are generally school-aged children who have unmet legal needs primarily in the areas of juvenile justice, child protection, and/or education. The majority of our child/youth clients are economically disadvantaged, disabled, incarcerated, abused and/or neglected, homeless or otherwise disadvantaged. We do not charge clients a fee. CLC’s main office in is Covington with a small office in Lexington. We receive requests for services throughout Kentucky, however.

 

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