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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, September 22, 2006

Conference on Race, Class & Culture in the Child Welfare System

St. John's University School of Law is hosting a symposium on race, culture, and class in the child welfare system on Friday, November 17th. Professor Barbara Bennett Woodhouse will be the keynote speaker. The conference will address the question of how race, culture and class impact the child welfare system and will explore alternatives for improving child welfare. Those who are interested in presenting a paper at the symposium must submit a draft by November 1, 2006. The paper must not yet be published. If your paper is selected, it will be published in a dedicated issue of the St. John’s Law Review. If you have questions regarding the symposium please contact Theresa Hughes, Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Education, Child Advocacy Clinic at or (718) 990-1424. Deadline for Submissions: November 1, 2006 —submissions can be e-mailed as an attachment (word documents are preferred) to

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