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Professor Welch Presents at Magnolia Bar Association's Annual Retreat

Professor Crystal Welch Professor Crystal Welch

Professor Crystal Welch, attorney and adjunct professor with MC Law's Family and Children's Law Center, recently presented at the Magnolia Bar Association's Annual Retreat and CLE Program at the Montauk Yacht Club in East Hampton, N.Y.

Her presentation topic, "Disparities and Disproportionality: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Child Welfare Reform," was designed to initiate policy discourse about the various ways in which child welfare reform can change institutional practices to eradicate the overrepresentation of African American children in the foster care system.