Abolishing Child Welfare System & Re-Envisioning Child Well-Being

Date(s) - Thursday, March 25th, 2021 - Saturday, March 27th, 2021
All Day

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law is thrilled to announce its upcoming Volume 11 Symposium, Strengthened Bonds: Abolishing the Child Welfare System and Re-Envisioning Child Well-Being in collaboration with Columbia Law School.  The symposium marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking book, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare by law professor Dorothy RobertsThe virtual symposium will kick off with a keynote address by Professor Roberts, followed by a panel of responders, on the evening of March 25, 2021.  Over the subsequent two days, March 26 and March 27, academics from multiple disciplines, as well as impacted parents and youth, community members, advocates, and activists, will present the papers that will comprise the two issues the Columbia Journal of Race and Law is devoting to this symposium.

March 25, 6 to 8pm Eastern
March 26, 11am to 6pm Eastern
March 27, 11am to 6pm Eastern

Registration link will be updated and posted soon on the Columbia Law School webpage.