Throughout the country, states and counties are rethinking all aspects of the child welfare system to make it more community-based, youth-centered, and responsive to families’ and communities’ needs. Join us for this panel discussion, where five Minnesota thought leaders on child and family support will share their ideas for how to transform the state’s child welfare system.
Dr. Damien Fair, Director of the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain at the University of Minnesota
Ally Hanten Ebert, Executive Director, Jeremiah Program Rochester Campus
Natalie Netzel, Education and Advocacy Director of the Institute to Transform Child Protection at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Shannon Smith, Executive Director, Indian Child Welfare Act Law Center
Hoang Murphy, Executive Director, Foster Advocates
Moderated by John Kelly, co-executive director of Fostering Media Connections.