34th National Child Welfare Law Conference

2011: Eliminating Unintended Bias

August 29–September 1, 2011 in San Diego, CA

Keynote Address: All Alone in the World: A Child’s Eye View of Criminal Justice

Presented by Nell Bernstein, Coordinator of the San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership, and Contributing Editor at New America Media

Plenary Session I: The Power of Boundless Compassion

Presented by Father Greg Boyle, SJ, and two Homeboys

Fr. Greg is a Jesuit priest and the Founder and Executive Director of Homeboy industries, a nonprofit organization and the largest gang intervention and re-entry program in the country.

Plenary Session II: Bias: Impact on Decision-Makers

Presented by Rita Cameron Wedding, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Women’s Studies and Professor of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Sacramento, CA

View the program from this conference as a PDF.

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The National Association of Counsel for Children has held a national conference every year since our our founding in 1977. Our conferences are a time for community, information-sharing, and dialogue as we redefine advocacy and support a movement to end racism and bias in child welfare. Join us!