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2021 CDSS and Partners: Race Equity and Inclusion Webinar Series – Session 2
June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDTFree
Connecting with Youth Voices – Steps for providers and caregivers to create effective programs that support cultural and racial inclusion and equity.
Presenters: The California Youth connection, a youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster Care system through legislative, policy and practice change and the Youth Engagement Project who organize innovative projects and activities designed to engage youth in self-development in the community and to build leadership capacity, are partnering to develop and facilitate a youth panel of eight former or current foster youth to share their lived experiences within the child welfare and or probation system.
Quijai Johnson- A researcher, educator and activist for child welfare reform and racial equity.
Sixto Cancel- The CEO of Think of Us, and recognized by the White House as a “White House Champion of Change”.