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The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
22nd Annual African American Advisory Council Institute

Education Matters:
African American Foster Youth on the Path to Academic Achievement, Family Permanency, and Lifetime Well-being

was on Friday, June 6, 2014 from 9am-5pm at the ISU Bone Student Center in Normal, Il. 

Dr. Perry

Featured Speaker: Dr. Steve Perry (PH.D., MSW) is the principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School. He is a NATIONAL EDUCATION EXPERT and Contributor for CNN and MSNBC, an Essence Magazine columnist, best-selling author, and host of the #1 docudrama for TVONE "Save My Son."

Featured events included networking, CEU credits, luncheon, multicultural vendors and artists and the following workshops: State of Illinois Hiring Process, Career Exploration! Who Cares?, Ensuring Support for Children of Veteran/Military Families, Providing Supports and Resources to Caregivers that Enhance Education Achievement, Understanding how Social Media Websites can Impact Youth's Education, Human Trafficking: Do You Recognize the Signs?


Click here for photos from the event!

Sponsors: ISU Center for Adoption StudiesISU School of Social WorkIllinois Permanency Enhancement Project (PEP)Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Co-Sponsors: ISU College of Arts and SciencesSIUE Office of the ProvostNIU Center for Child Welfare and Education 






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