Strengthened Bonds

ABOLISHING THE CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM AND
RE-ENVISIONING CHILD
WELL-BEING

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Strengthened Bonds - Evening Keynote, June 16, 2021 6pm to 8pm EDT

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Dean Gillian Lester head and shoulder shot in a garden

Dean Gillian Lester

Jane Spinak head and shoulder shot in a garden

Jane M. Spinak

Nicolás Quaid Galván studio headshot against charcoal grey background

Nicolás Quaid Galván

Nancy Polikoff leaning against an office window ledge

Nancy D. Polikoff

Dorothy Roberts smiling headshot

Dorothy E. Roberts

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Gwendoline M. Alphonso Headshot against American Political Science poster

Gwendoline M. Alphonso

Laura Briggs studio headshot against black background

Laura Briggs

Penthea Burns Headshot against cityscape

Penthea Burns

Leyda M. Garcia-Greenawalt Headshot

Leyda M. Garcia-Greenawalt

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Day One, June 17, 2021 11am to 6pm EDT

Legal Frameworks that Perpetuate Family Regulation

(11:15am to 12:45pm)

Angela Olivia Burton sitting in a window seat on a plane in a red blazer

Angela Olivia Burton

Martin Guggenheim headshot seated in front of a bookcase

Martin Guggenheim

Miriam Mack studio headshot against a beige

Miriam Mack

Angeline Montauban Studio headshot against a charcoal grey background

Angeline Montauban

Micahel S. Wald studio headshot against a green background

Michael S. Wald

Jessica Dixon Weaver studio headshot against a heather grey background

Jessica Dixon Weaver

The Distinctive Native American Experience (1:00pm to 2:15pm)

Theresa Rocha Beardall headshot against a blurred tree background

Theresa Rocha Beardall

Frank Edwards headshot against a blurred tree background

Frank Edwards

Lisa Kelly headshot against a blurred grey background

Lisa Kelly

Addie C. Rolnick headshot against a blurred mountain background

Addie C. Rolnick

Brett Lee Shelton headshot sitting in front of a window with drawn blinds

Brett Lee Shelton

Lauren van Schilfgaarde studio headshot against a dark grey background

Lauren van Schilfgaarde

Family Surveillance (2:30pm to 4:00pm)

J. Khadijah Abdurahman head and shoulder shot in front of blurred light grey steps

J. Khadijah Abdurahman

Charlotte Baughman headshot against a white background

Charlotte Baughman

Tehra Coles headshot in front of blurred window with closed blinds and plants

Tehra Coles

Victoria Copeland headshot against blurred grey background

Victoria Copeland

Jennifer Feinberg headshot against beige background

Jennifer Feinberg

Kelley Fong headshot against blurred lake and trees

Kelley Fong

Tarek Z. Ismail studio headshot against dark background

Tarek Z. Ismail

Hope Lyzette Newton headshot in an office

Hope Lyzette Newton

Community Approaches to Child Well-Being and Strengthening Bonds

(4:15pm to 5:30pm)

Bianca Shaw black and white headshot

Bianca Shaw

Caitlyn Garcia headshot against blurred background

Caitlyn Garcia

Cynthia Godsoe headshot against a light grey background

Cynthia Godsoe

Dr. Tricia Stephens headshot against blurred tree background

Dr. Tricia Stephens

Halimah Washington black and white headshot

Halimah Washington

Imani Worthy black and white headshot

Imani Worthy

Kele Stewart headshot against light grey background

Kele Stewart

Day Two, June 18, 2021 11:00am to 6:00pm EDT

Introduction and Slam Poem at 11:00am to 11:15am

Demontea Thompson studio headshot against blue grey background

Demontea Thompson

Family Defense Lawyering (11:15am to 12:30pm)

Carla Laroche against blurred trees in the background

Carla Laroche

Charisa Smith headshot against a bluish grey speckled background

Charisa Kiyô Smith

Jessica Lopez-Espino headshot against a charcoal grey background

Jessica López-Espino

Melody Webb Esq, headshot against a light grey background

Melody R. Webb, Esq,.

Looking Through Client Lenses: Youth of Color, LGBT Parents and Youth, Disabled Parents (12:45pm to 2:00pm)

Cathy Sakimura headshot against grey background

Catherine Sakimura

Courtney Joslin headshot against blurred brick background

Courtney G. Joslin

Kara R. Finck headshot against blurred brown background

Kara R. Finck

Marcia Hopkins headshot against light grey background

Marcía Hopkins

Sacha Coupet headshot against a white background

Sacha Coupet

Sarah H. Lorr headshot against blurred background

Sarah H. Lorr

An Abolitionist Approach to Reimagine Child Welfare (2:15pm to 3:45pm)

Adina Marx-Arpadi headshot in sunny garden

Adina Marx-Arpadi

Amy Mulzer headshot in front of a bookcase

Amy Mulzer

Ann Shalleck headshot in front of a blurred background

Ann Shalleck

Ashley Albert headshot in a office

Ashley Albert

Bishop Marcia Dinkins headshot with a magnolia background

Bishop Marcia Dinkins

Brianna Harvey headshot in front of a black door

Brianna Harvey

Clara Presler headshot against a beige background

Clara Presler

Elizabeth Brico headshot looking sideways in a black hat

Elizabeth Brico

Erin Miles Cloud black and white headshot

Erin Miles Cloud

Josh Gupta-Kagan headshot against light grey background

Josh Gupta-Kagan

Joyce McMillan headshot against white background

Joyce McMillan

Kelis Houston black and while headshot in front of wooden building

Kelis Houston

Lisa Sangoi black and white headshot with her holding a Keep Families Together sign

Lisa Sangoi

Vonya Quarles headshot in front of a light blue background

Vonya Quarles

Tiheba Bain headshot against light green background

Tiheba Bain

Christopher E. Church headshot against a blue/grey background

Christopher E. Church

From Reform to Abolition: Learning from Experience (4:00pm to 5:30pm)

Anna Arons headshot against blurred background

Anna Arons

Bill Bettencourt close cropped headshot

Bill Bettencourt

Christopher E. Church studio headshot against blue background

Christopher E. Church

Ernestine S. Gray headshot against blurred beige background

Judge Ernestine S. Gray

Kristen Weber headshot against blurred office background

Kristen Weber

Matt Fraidin headshot against blurred background

Matthew I. Fraidin

Melissa Carter headshot taking in front of a window

Melissa Carter

Nancy Dowd studio headshot against dark blue background

Nancy E. Dowd

Shanta Trivedi headshot against blurred window in the background

Shanta Trivedi

Dawnland - Film Screening, March 16th, 6:00pm EST

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Head and shoulder shot of Jane Spinak standing in a garden

Jane M. Spinak

Head and shoulder shot of Penthea Burns against a blurred city scape

Penthea Burns

Mishy Lesser Headshot

Mishy Lesser