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Unicorns in the Forest, Not Everything is Magical: Issues of LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster CareEvent Categories:
The New York State Committee on Women in the Courts 8th Judicial District Gender and Racial Fairness Committee, the Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York State Courts, and the Erie County SOGIE (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Expression) Committee Present:
Unicorns in the Forest, Not Everything is Magical: Issues of LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care – A Virtual Lunch and Learn Panel Program.
LGBTQ+ youth in the foster care system face many challenges. Our panel has a wealth of experience in serving LGBTQ+ youth and families. We want our discussion to address your thoughts and concerns. We ask you to consider what questions you have about these issues and to put them in the “chat” box during the webinar.
Tracey A. Kassman, Erie County Family Court, Moderator
Hon. Sharon M. LoVallo, Erie County Family Court
Prof. Diane Elze, UB School of Social Work
Prof. Greg Rabb, Jamestown Community College Political Science department
Robert Da-Gangi Roush, Executive Director GLYS of WNY
Rev. Susan Frawley, Parent Outreach and Youth In Care Coordinator GLYS of WNY
Jeffrey Priore, Esq., Legal Aid Attorneys for Children Unit
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