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Conference

Austin Hall

Race and Child Welfare:
Disproportionality, Disparity, Discrimination:
Re-Assessing the Facts, Re-Thinking the Policy Options

Working Conference at Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
January 28 - 29, 2011

Conference Video Recordings



Video 1: Welcome and Historical and Social Context Panel

Welcome:

Elizabeth Bartholet, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School
Fred Wulczyn, Research Fellow, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Speakers:

Dorothy Roberts, Professor of Law, Northwestern Law School
Duncan Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Randall Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Moderator:

Charles Ogletree, Professor of Law and Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice 


Video 2: Introductory Remarks and Facts: Entry Issues: Removal Rates, Official vs Actual Maltreatment Incidence

Introductory Remarks:

Elizabeth Bartholet, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School

Speakers:

John D. Fluke, Director, American Humane Association (For powerpoint)
Brett Drake, Professor, the Brown School, Washington University School of Social Work (For powerpoint)
Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Associate Research Specialist, Center for Social Services Research, University of California at Berkeley (For powerpoint)
Richard Barth, Dean, School of Social Work, University of Maryland (For powerpoint)

Moderator:

Hon. Cindy S. Lederman, Circuit Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Juvenile Division, Miami, FL 


Video 3: Facts: Exit Issues: Rates of Foster Care Retention, Kinship Care, Access to Permanency

Speakers:

Brenda Jones Harden, Associate Professor, Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland College Park (For powerpoint)
Fred Wulczyn, Research Fellow, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago (For powerpoint)

Moderator:

Hon. Cindy S. Lederman, Circuit Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Juvenile Division, Miami, FL


Video 4: Policy and Practice Options Related to Entry Issues

Speakers:

Barbara Needell, Center for Social Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley (For powerpoint)
Deborah Daro, Research Fellow, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago (For powerpoint)
Claire Houston, S.J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School (For powerpoint)

Moderator: 

Elizabeth Bartholet, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School


Video 5: Policy and Practice Options Related to Exit Issues

Speakers:

Joe Ryan, Associate Professor and Faculty Fellow,  Child and Family Research Center, School of Social Work, University of Illinois (For powerpoint)
Jill Duerr Berrick, Professor and Co-Director, Center for Child and Youth Policy, University of California, Berkeley (For powerpoint)
Anne Marie Lancour, Director of State Projects, ABA Center on Children & the Law (For powerpoint)

Moderator:

Elizabeth Bartholet, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School


Video 6: Panel Discussion: Comments on Policy and Practice Options for Both Entry and Exit Issues

Panelists:

Lily Dorman Colby, U.C. Berkeley Law School Class of 2014, Yale University Class of 2010, foster care alumna, former foster parent
Eric D. Fenner, Executive Director, Franklin County Children Services, Columbus, Ohio
Hon. Patricia M. Martin, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
John Mattingly, Commissioner, New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services
Cassie Statuto Bevan, Adjunct Faculty, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania
David Sanders, EVP Systems Improvement, Casey Family Programs
Hon. Cindy S. Lederman, Circuit Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Juvenile Division, Miami, FL

Moderator:

Elizabeth Bartholet, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School

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