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Hennepin County Children Well-Being Community Forum

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University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)

2001 Plymouth Avenue North

Minneapolis, MN 55411

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Hennepin County's Children and Family Services Area (CFS) invites you to the first of six community forums designed to engage community in our child well-being work. This forum is designed for any person or entity that has responsibility for children, including parents, schools, health care providers, child care, foster parents, relatives, community agency providers.

Goals

  • Increase our transparency with communities that have been disproportionately represented in Child Protection cases.

  • Share our hopes for advancing child well-being.

  • Engage in conversation about how Hennepin County and communities can work together better to support families and children.

Agenda

  • 5:30 Gather and light refreshments

  • 5:40 Welcome – Artika Roller

  • 5:45 Overview of current reality and future plans – Jennifer DeCubellis

  • 6:00 Disproportionality in Child Protection – Kelis Houston

  • 6:15 Historical Context – Samuel Simmons

  • 6:30 Child Well-Being – Michelle L. Farr

  • 6:45 Community Discussion & Panel Conversation

  • 7:25 Wrap-up

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University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)

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