The Foster Care System in Northeast Ohio.
Is it Broken?
Tuesday April 18, 2017 6:30-8:00p.m.
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood OH
Prof. David Crampton, PhD, Jack, Joseph and Morton
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case
Western Reserve University
Edward L. Gilbert, Author, Attorney & Foster Care advocate
Kate Lodge, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director of A Place 4 Me, YWCA Greater Cleveland
Betsie Norris, Executive Director, Adoption Network Cleveland
Moderator: Philip Morris, Columnist, Plain Dealer
This panel will examine the issues faced by the foster care system in Northeast Ohio. Some argue that courts and aid workers are being overwhelmed by state funding cuts and issues such as the growing opioid epidemic. Our panel of experts in different areas of the field will discuss this and more.
Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com plus Lakewood, Heights and Cuyahoga County Library Systems
Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.
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