Race and Child Welfare: National and Local Perspectives in Racial Disproportionality
On June 9th, the Center on Race and Social Problems will host the Race and Child Welfare Summer Institute. Earn six (6) continuing education credits and learn promising new techniques in research, policy, and practice from members of the community, scholars, policy makers, and agency professionals.
Enjoy the company of colleagues who share your passion and understand your challenges!
- Alan Dettlaff, Dean and Maconda Brown O'Connor Endowed Dean's Chair, Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston
- Fred Wulczyn, Senior Research Fellow, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago
- Walter Smith, Deputy Director, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families
- Chereese Phillips, Diversity Officer, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families
June 29: Procedural Justice for the Police and the Community
The Center on Race and Social Problems is hosting a Summer Institute with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Procedural Justice is a cornerstone for building long-term relationships between the police and the communities they serve. Procedural justice means day-to-day fairness inside and outside the organization.
Chief Cameron McLay and his team will share the principles of procedural justice with community leaders – emphasizing how the concept is key for promoting positive change in local and national community-police relations.Kimberly Burke’s participation is sponsored by the National Initiative to Build Community
- Cameron McLay, Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
- Jason Lando, Commander, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Zone 5
- Cristyn Zett, Lieutenant, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
- Kimberly Burke, Project Director, Center for Policing Equity at UCLA