Professor Tanya Cooper Presents "We Shall Overcome: Stories of Racial Bias in American Foster Care" -- NYU Law Conference
Professor Tanya Asim Cooper presented "We Shall Overcome: Stories of Racial Bias in American Foster Care" at New York University Law School's Clinical Law Review Writers' Workshop. The virtual conference was held on October 3.
About "We Shall Overcome: Stories of Racial Bias in American Foster Care"
A critical race analysis exposes child welfare's realities, the vestiges of a history of slavery, and a consciousness about the roles played and power held by various institutional players. Law school clinics play a vital role in educating future lawyers and the community and shifting power dynamics in child welfare, as our clinic demonstrated. When all the players work together, with families at the center, true child welfare can be achieved.
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