Additional Resources

The Child Advocacy Handbook Fernandez, Happy Craven, Pilgrim Press, 1980.

Children’s Rights: A Reference Handbook Edmonds, Beverly C., and William R. Fernekes, ABC-CLIO, 1996.

Children’s Rights in the United States: In Search of a National Policy Walker, Nancy E., Catherine M. Brooks, and Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Sage Publications, 1999.

The Children’s Rights Movement: A History of Advocacy and Protection Hawes, Joseph M., Twayne Publishers, 1991.

What Are My Rights? Ninety-Five Questions and Answers about Teens and the Law Jacobs, Thomas A., Free Spirit Publications, 1997.


Amnesty International USA

322 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10001 USA
Phone: (212) 807-8400
Fax: (212) 627-1451
Primary Contact: Bill Schulz, Executive Director

Children’s Rights Council

6200 Editors Park Drive, Suite 103 Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20782 USA
Phone: (301) 559-3120
Fax: (301) 559-3124
Primary Contact: David L. Levy, President

Human Rights Watch

350 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10118 USA
Phone: (212) 490-4700
Fax: (212) 736-1300
Primary Contact: Kenneth Roth, Executive Director

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

3 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 USA
Phone: (212) 326-7000
Fax: (212) 887-7465
Primary Contact: Carol Bellamy, Executive Director

United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division

950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20530 USA
Phone: (202) 514-2648
Phone: (800) 375-5283
Fax: (202) 514-1776
Primary Contact: Ralph L. Boyd, Jr., Assistant
Attorney General

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