Each year since 2009, CFCC has convened a multidisciplinary panel of professionals to map some of the most pressing long-term and emerging challenges facing urban children, their families and their communities—and discuss best practices that offer hope for the future.
During a pause in this annual program in 2020, we invite you to browse resources shared in past symposia.
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Urban Child Symposium Topics
2019 Housing and the Urban Child: Exploring the Landscape
2018 Restorative Practices and the Urban Child: Rethinking School Discipline
2017 Addiction and the Urban Child
2016 The Education of the Urban Child
2015 Violence and the Urban Child: What Can We Do?
2014 Social Media and the Urban Child: The Effects of the Digital Age
2013 A Holistic Approach to the Urban Child’s Trauma: From the Eyes of the Beholder
2012 The Beginning or the End? The Urban Child’s Experience in the Juvenile Justice System
2011 The Urban Child in the Welfare System: From Fracture to Fix
2010 Health and the Urban Child: Diagnosing Problems and Prescribing Solutions
2009 The Dropout Crisis: Getting the Other Half to Attend and Achieve