On December 14th, 2021, the National Council of Juvenile and Family court Judges (NCJFCJ) held the third of a special three-part national conversation focused on addressing racial equity and redefining poverty and neglect in the child welfare system.
Conversations are hosted by Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding and NCJFCJ’s Sheldon Spotted Elk, JD, Program Director, Tribal Justice Partnerships. Panelists include judicial leaders and others at the forefront of systems’ change efforts in the dependency court system.
In the third session, panelists will discuss strategies in preventative legal advocacy and anti-racism in child welfare. What does the future of child welfare law and policy look like to promote equity?