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Congressional Briefing, The Impact of Family Support on Child Safety: Right-Sizing CAPTA Funding to Better Protect Children

Monday, October 23, 2023

This briefing will emphasize the urgent need to right-size federal child welfare policy and funding to better protect children and support their well-being. Panelists will discuss the positive impact that responsive family and community resources have on the health, safety, and stability of children and how the current financial structure of CAPTA permits ineffective and harmful outcomes for children. Panelists will explore changes in policy, legislation, and appropriations.

Event Info

Monday, October 23, 2023

3:30 PM ET / 12:30 PM PT

United States Capitol Visitor Center
North Congressional Meeting Room (CVC 268)
Washington, D.C.

Live streaming will be available.

Panelists

Angela Olivia Burton, Esq.

Co-Convenor
Repeal CAPTA Workgroup

Joyce McMillan

Founder & Executive Director
JMACforFamilies

David Kelly, JD MA

Co-founder and Co-director
Family Justice Group

Jasmine Wali, MSW

Child Welfare Policy Consultant

Moderator

Shereen A. White

Director of Advocacy & Policy
Children’s Rights