Child Welfare League of America

Public/Private Forum


Wall Street to Main Street: An Economic Crisis in Child Welfare

CWLA is pleased to convene a public-private forum that will provide an opportunity for a "both sides of the aisle" discussion regarding the challenges and strategic issues to be addressed in the child welfare community during this economic crisis. A facilitated panel comprised of leaders from state, county, and private nonprofit child welfare agencies and associations will kick-off an open discussion in a secure environment on how best to collaborate on messaging, advocacy, and better outcomes. The forum will begin during Workshop Session E and continue after the closing luncheon, from 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. The post-luncheon session is exclusively for CWLA members.

Facilitator : Christine James-Brown, President and CEO, CWLA
Presenters: Marketa Gautreau, Assistant Commissioner, LA; Patricia Wilson, Commissioner, KY; and other leaders TBA.



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