Webinar: Black Families Matter: How the U.S. Family Regulation System Punishes Poor People of Color – Nov 16

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on November 16, 2021

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare, the groundbreaking study of family regulation by Professor Dorothy E. Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law. In this lecture, Professor Roberts, author of the forthcoming book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families—And How Abolition Can Build a Safer World, will examine the fundamental racism of the child welfare system, which collaborates with law enforcement to police families in ways that disproportionately and negatively affect people of color, and she will discuss why this system of family regulation should be dismantled.

This event is part of the Penn Program on Regulation’s Race & Regulation series. Learn more here.

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 5:00-6:00 PM


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