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LCFS’ Annual Hybrid Community Meeting

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Stronger Tomorrow: Roadmap to a child and family well-being system

You’re invited to join Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois for our hybrid community meeting as we explore how we can move from a child protection system to a child and family well-being system in the United States.

The discussion will focus on ideas related to the transformation of child welfare as we know it. The keynote speaker will be Lyman Legters, Senior Director of Strategic Consulting with Casey Family Programs – the nation’s largest operating foundation devoted to improving outcomes for children and families impacted by the child welfare system – since 2002. In his current role, Lyman works with states and federal partners in support of child welfare systems improvement and transformation.

Together let’s share, learn, and be champions for children and families. Choose how you’d like to attend.

Register to participate virtually or in-person at Elmhurst University (Room TBA), 190 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, Illinois. Eligible attendees can be awarded 2.0 continuing education credits.

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM  –  Registration for in-person attendees

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  –  Topic Presentation (In-Person and Virtually)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM  –  Free Networking Lunch for in-person attendees (optional)

Questions? Email Sara LoCoco or call 708-741-8384.

 

Keynote Speaker: 

Lyman Legters
Senior Director of Strategic Consulting·Casey Family Programs

Lyman has worked at Casey Family Programs – the nation’s largest operating foundation devoted to improving outcomes for children and families impacted by the child welfare system – since 2002, where he has managed direct service operations and served as a strategic consultant for the foundation. From 2012 through 2015, he was privileged to serve as a Senior Fellow at the US Department of Justice. He currently serves as Senior Director, Strategic Consulting, working with states and federal partners in support of child welfare systems improvement and transformation. Prior to joining Casey Family Programs, Lyman worked in the juvenile justice system in King County, WA, where his last assignment was leading the juvenile probation department.

Facilitating systems transformation and improving outcomes for vulnerable children and families, anti-racism and racial justice have been a particular focus during Lyman’s professional career. He currently supports national efforts designed to achieve racial justice and transform child welfare systems into child, family, and community “well-being” systems. He speaks extensively on racial justice, systems transformation, and organizational health.

Lyman serves on the National Board of Directors for the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, the Board of Directors of the American Youth Policy Forum and the National Steering Committee for the Youth Transition Funders Group. He has worked on issues related to justice and equity for more than 30 years, including intersectional dynamics related race, indigenous peoples, gender, sexual orientation, and immigration/citizenship status.

Additionally, Lyman has been affiliated with the Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform since its inception, participating in the development and implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model, and other CJJR sponsored initiatives.

Lyman is a husband, father, and grandfather…and he loves to play golf in his spare time.

Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jOtFDpHASV-f7AwAt9-cWA

Venue

Elmhurst University
190 S. Prospect Ave.
Elmhurst, 60181 United States
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