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Equity & Access Workgroup: Addressing inequity and disparities within the Texas System

June 21, 2021 | 1:00pm



We invite you to join us for a discussion with Joyce James.  For the past 24 years, Ms. James led the charge in Texas and across the Country to raise issues of institutional and structural racism in all helping systems. Her journey — from CPS caseworker to Assistant Commissioner of Texas CPS, to leader of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities (the Center) and the Texas State Office of Minority Health at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) — is a powerful one.

Ms. James will share helpful information and offer recommendations on developing a collective call to action in response to inequity and disparities within the Texas child welfare system.  We hope you will join us this pivotal conversation.