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REGISTER NOW! Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change - Session 5

Strengthening Our Efforts Through Partnerships with Academia

WHEN: National Webinar | Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

Learning Exchange | Thursday, June 21, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT

WHAT: This 5th session of "Dismantling Racial Inequity Through Child Welfare Systems Change" webinar series will highlight New York State's Office of Children and Family Services collaboration with the University at Albany and propose partnerships with local colleges and universities as a promising strategy to address disparities in child welfare system.

WHO: Presenters include Gregory Owens, LMSW I Director of Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations, NYS Office of Children and Family Services; Trista Deame, MS I Race Equity Coordinator, Office of Youth Justice, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services; Jessica Pryce, PhD, MSW I Executive Director, Florida Institute for Child Welfare, Florida State University; Maria Lauria, MSW I Director of Children's Services, Nassau County Department of Social Services

WHY: Every child, youth, and family deserves effective supports and services to meet their unique needs. Addressing racial justice at the organizational level ultimately improves outcomes for children, youth, and families that the organization serves.

WHERE: NCWWI webinars are free and open to all, so please share the information with your colleagues and networks. Certificates of attendance are issued to attendees following the session.

For more information, visit or contact Sharon Kollar (

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