Jul 11, 2022
Laura Martin, LISW is Kids First's in-house mediator who helps guide parents through child-related conversations via our Joint Parenting Program. Read Laura's recent profile by Mount Mercy University.
May 25, 2022
Kids First Law Center seeks full-time Youth Peace Project (YPP) facilitators to help students resolve conflicts at school.
Apr 29, 2022
Join us Thursday, May 5 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM at CRST (201 1st St. SE) downtown Cedar Rapids. Entry is free, the auction is LIVE and the bar is open! We can't wait to celebrate with you.
Oct 21, 2021
Please view our Annual Report to see all the good you did in 2020!
Sep 20, 2021
THANK YOU to everyone who bid on auction items or sponsored a child!
Sep 10, 2021
Mar 2, 2021
A cohort from Kids First were recently certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid from the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Feb 8, 2021
Kids First attorney Allison Heffern was awarded the 9th Annual Citizenship Award by the Linn County Bar Association. The Citizenship Award is granted annually to a deserving member of the LCBA in recognition of meaningful contributions to the…
Dec 2, 2020
Thanks to a generous match from Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Hawkeye Area Labor Council, and Cedar Rapids / Iowa City Building Trades Council, $20,375 was raised on Giving Tuesday to give kids like Caleb their own paradise.
May 29, 2020
On June 30, 2020, the Des Moines office of Kids First Law Center will split off from the Cedar Rapids office and launch as an independent nonprofit organization. The Des Moines office will become the Iowa Center for Children’s Justice (ICCJ). The…