2006 Fairness and Equity Symposium
Fourth Annual Symposium on Fairness & Equity Issues in Child Welfare Training
April 27-28, 2006
University of California, Berkeley
Clark Kerr Campus--Joseph Wood Krutch Theatre Conference Center
Click on the bullets below for symposium presentations.
Thursday, April 27
(Day 1 of 2)Welcome and Opening Remarks
Barrett Johnson, LCSW, Regional Training Academy Coordinator, CalSWEC, University of California, Berkeley
The Community Impact of Racial Disproportionality
Dorothy Roberts, Kirkland & Ellis Professor, Northwestern University School of Law, and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research
Debate: Is Justice Blind?
- James R. Bell, Executive Director, W. Haywood Burns Institute
- Hon. Marlene E. Hertoghe, Juvenile Court Referee, Sacramento Superior Court
Moderator: David Meyers, Attorney, Center for Families, Children & the Courts
Panel: Bridging Professional Cultures to Address Family & Community Needs
- Michael Roosevelt, Education Specialist, Administrative Office of the Courts
- Shannan Wilber, Executive Director, Legal Services for Children
- Oscar Haynes, Retired teacher and Co-chair, 93706 Community Collaborative, Fresno County
Moderator: Barrett Johnson, LCSW, Regional Training Academy Coordinator, CalSWEC, University of California, Berkeley
Regional Presentation: Bay Area Academy: The Shortest Distance Between Two People Is a Story: LGBTQ Youth Digital Stories of Foster CarePresenters: Jamie Lee Evans, Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project Coordinator, with former foster youth Geoge Del Rio, Kevin West, Darryn Green, and Susan Manzi
Regional Presentation: Public Child Welfare Training Academy of the Academy for Professional Excellence: Update on the Diversity in Placement CurriculumPresenter: Elizabeth Quinnett, Program Coordinator
Film Screening: "Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey"
Produced and directed by Abby Ginzberg