Parent advocacy is critical in keeping families together.
Management consultant Jey is presenting at The Road to Quality Legal Representation in New York Conference. Focusing on the importance of quality legal representation for parents facing an investigation can mean all the difference in keeping families together.
Strengthening Families with Quality Representation
October 19: 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Early Defense: How Advocacy and Legal Representation for Parents Help Strengthen Families and Keep them Together
As a nationally recognized family defense attorney, Jey will share her experience during her time defending clients at The Road to Quality Legal Representation in New York. Parent advocacy during a child protective investigation can be a successful way to stop family separation and court prosecution. Combined with community-based supports and services, there are actionable steps we can take to protect families.
Fighting for a Future Where Families Stay Together
Family Integrity & Justice Works (FIJW) is a sector of Public Knowledge® focused on shifting away from standard child welfare practices. Instead, they’re working to build a structure that supports families in just, equitable, and community-focused ways. They are focused on keeping families together through their dedication to replacement work, narrative change, and advocacy. Advocacy and quality legal representation are pivotal parts of this work.
FIJ Quarterly Lifting the Voices of Lived Expertise
Families belong together. Through our grassroots effort through FIJW, Public Knowledge® is passionate about helping states build the infrastructure needed to support families through their communities. Our Family Integrity & Justice Quarterly is dedicated to lifting the voices of lived expertise.
Decades of Experience Working in Child Welfare
Our focus on child welfare within our consulting firm consists of taking deliberative steps. Together, we can produce a lasting, transformative change for children, youth, and families. We have decades of experience partnering with state, local, federal, and private agencies.