Events

Learn about issues facing children and families; gain tools for supporting children and strengthening families; and connect with others interested in creating a racially, economically, and socially just society. 

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January 29, 2021, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET | A Conversation on the History of Racism in Child Welfare [a Facebook Live Event]
Join CSSP and First Focus for Children for a Facebook live conversation that will examine the history of racism within the child welfare system. This public discussion will offer individuals an opportunity to learn more about the early history of child welfare and examine the policies governing our modern child welfare system and help individuals to better understand how systemic racism impacts children, youth, and families who are already involved, or at risk of involvement with the child welfare system. This is the first in a series of public conversations on child welfare and race equity. There is no need to register; simply visit First Focus for Children’s Facebook page on Friday, January 29th, at or before 12:00 PM ET. For a reminder ahead of the event (and for future events), please RSVP here.

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February 4, 2021, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET | Strengthening Children’s Social and Emotional Health: Key Lessons from California
Join CSSP and Manatt Health for a webinar about innovative state- and county-level strategies for improving children’s health, development, and well-being. Speakers will discuss innovative strategies and options California can use to leverage Medi-Cal and create an equitable and advanced health care system that addresses the full array of factors that drive children’s health. Register here.