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Tune In to CWLA Radio! Speaking for America's Children

2/8/2008:   Tune in weekly to a thought-provoking, interactive radio program focusing on subjects, stories, and strategies of special interest to child welfare policymakers, providers, and practitioners. The program, devoted solely to the welfare of America's vulnerable children, features a forum where numerous points of view and voices of experience within the child welfare universe can be heard.

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Upcoming Show
Wednesday February 13, 2:00 PM
Bush 2009 Budget Cuts Will Sharply Shortchange Kids
Call-in Number: (347) 326-9411

Child welfare professionals respond to recent news about Bush's proposed cuts to the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) and his plans to eventually eliminate it altogether by 2010. The Bush proposed 2009 SSBG budget cuts will adversely shortchange the ability of states to support child abuse prevention, adoption, foster care, child protection, independent and transitional living, residential programs, and other essential child welfare services for children and youth.

And don't miss these coming programs:

Wednesday February 20, 2:00 PM
Homeland Security: Making America's Children a National Priority

Tuesday February 26, 2:00 PM
(note special day, to coincide with CWLA's Advocacy Day)
Heading for the Hill: Calling on Congress to Endorse a National Conference on Children and Youth

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