Listening to the Consumer:

From Disempowerment to Empowerment


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
9:00 -11:30 am


Wheelock College- Ladd Room

43 Hawes Street, Brookline campus

About our Panel Discussion:

Parents will discuss their experiences with the Child Welfare System:

Lisa T., PHP Parent
Michael W., PHP Parent
Peter Stringham, Moderator  
Maria Mossaides, Child Advocate

About our Keynote Speaker:

Georgette Todd is on a mission to use her life’s story to help families and child welfare professionals understand the lasting impact foster care has on the child. In addition to speaking to policy makers, youth centric non-profits and child welfare practitioners for many years, Ms. Todd has also written a book, “Foster Girl, A Memoir,” that has recently been optioned for a film. Currently, Ms. Todd blogs for the Chronicle of Social Change, where she expounds on her experience growing up in foster care as well as her time working in the system as an advocate leader. Her latest book, “Life after Foster Care, 100 Things to Know,” is available on Amazon beginning March, 2017.

Sponsored by:

108 Water St

Watertown, MA


Tel: 617-926-5008

Fax: 617-926-5011

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