CWVE 2021 Session 3: From Understanding to Action: Shifting Power Dynamics to Advance Race Equity

Hear about strategies for authentically partnering with youth, young adults, Tribes, families, and communities of color to inform and improve child welfare research, practice, and policy.

Publication year: 2021
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

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This video showcases two “fishbowl” discussions (in which groups take turns speaking and listening) between diverse groups of individuals, all of whom come to the table with lived and/or professional child welfare expertise, as well as a deep understanding of racial equity and family engagement. Through conversation with one another, speakers share effective strategies for authentically partnering with youth, young adults, Tribes, families, and communities of color to inform and improve child welfare research, practice, and policy.  

Use this video with the CWVE 2021 Discussion Guide, which provides information and activities for each topic, including a description of the topic, reflection questions tailored to the topic, and team activities for child welfare staff and collaborative partners.  

Presenters : 

  • April Allen, Spark Learning for Organizations LLC 
  • Aubrey Edwards-Luce, First Focus 
  • Arlene Jones, Family Consultant, Capacity Building Center for States
  • Robert “Tony” Parsons, Young Adult Consultant, Capacity Building Center for States
  • Alan Rabideau, National Native Children’s Trauma Center
  • Shrounda Selivanoff, Children’s Home Society of Washington
  • Krystal Seruya, Capacity Building Center for States
  • Devin Washington, Conquering Walls Counseling Agency  

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