Philly Mar 30: Welcome Back Richard Wexler - Fighting for mothers & kids in child welfare: Support, not separation!
Wed March 30, 6-9pm
With Prof. Dorothy Roberts and Selma James. Tabernacle United Church. 3700 Chestnut St, Phila.
$5-$10 donation requested. No one turned away. Childcare. Food. Sponsored by the Global Women’s Strike (GWS) and Women of Color in GWS. 215-848-1120 firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook One of a series of Women’s History Month events supporting a Living Wage for Mothers & other Caregivers and the RISE Out of Poverty Act.
"It is extremely difficult to take a swing at mothers without the blow landing on their children" -- Richard Wexler returning as Director of the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform, a nonprofit child advocacy organization dedicated to trying to make the child protection system better serve America’s most vulnerable children. www.nccpr.org
Prof. Dorothy Roberts is a University of Pennsylvania law and sociology professor, an NCCPR Board Member, author of Shattered Bonds – The Color of Child Welfare, and the nation’s foremost expert on child welfare and race.
Selma James, international coordinator of GWS, author of Sex, Race and Class - The Perspective of Winning, and an activist on the protection and caregiving that mothers uniquely provide for every new life on the planet.
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