Cheryl Little Is Champion For Children
The Children’s Trust presented Cheryl Little, Esq., Executive Director and Co-Founder of Americans for Immigrant Justice, with the David Lawrence Jr. Champion for Children Award for Lifetime Achievement and Dedication to Children. This award recognizes individuals and programs that have worked tirelessly on behalf of children and families and have achieved greatness with their efforts. The award was presented at a special luncheon. Ms. Little has been a tireless advocate for the rights of children during her nearly 30 year legal career. She initiated AI Justice’s Children’s Legal Program, which provides free legal services to detained children who have no parent or guardian and are fleeing poverty, abuse or violence. Pictured are David Lawrence, Cheryl Little, and Charles M. Auslander. Photo credit: Yamila Lomba.