June 16, 2021
Strengthened Bonds Symposium
For those of you who missed the Columbia Journal of Race and Law “Strengthened Bonds Symposium,” celebrating the 20th anniversary of Dorothy Roberts’ book “Shattered Bonds,” the videos are now up on the Columbia Law School website. Here’s where to find all the videos.
Be sure and watch the panel on Family Surveillance – CFR staff Tehra Coles, Hope Newton, Jen Feinberg, and Charlotte Baughman were among the presenters!
May 20, 2021
National Conference on Parent Representation
CFR staff were presenters at this year’s ABA’s national conference where parent mentors, social workers, and attorneys gathered to learn about creative advocacy in uncertain times, concrete lawyering skills, significant federal changes supporting representation at the local level and ways our community can reimagine the child welfare system.See Highlights
February 22, 2021
Lightness in the Dark: Success Stories from Interdisciplinary Legal Defense Teams
Senior Parent Advocate Teyora Graves moderated this ABA webinar which highlights the role that interdisciplinary legal defense teams play in supporting families.See Highlights
January 14, 2021
New Mexico Children’s Law Institute
Danny Alicea and Sara Lewis led a training entitled “Special Considerations for Representing Non-Citizen Families in Dependency Proceedings” at the 2021 CLI.