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Child welfare

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Paulette Jefferies interview, 2022-10-20

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc040_06_v.mp4

This is an interview with current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee Paulette Jefferies, who currently serves in the role of Senior Family Support Worker. Ms. Jefferies details her work as a case manager where she has assisted countless families obtain permanent housing.

Dates: 2022-10-20

Raymond Coates interview, 2021-08-19

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_06.wav

This is an interview with a former Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee. Raymond Coates was involved in the early development of the Collaborative movement, specifically the North Capitol Collaborative. Raymond describes the evolution of his involvement with the Collaboratives to eventually include his time with E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-08-19

Series 33: A Grassroots Response to a Child Welfare Crisis, 2021

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.

Dates: 2021

Series 40: A Grassroots Response to a Child Welfare Crisis, 2022

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc040
Abstract This project is an account of the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative’s (E/BFSC) authentic response to a child welfare crisis and the break-down of a governmental system charged with protecting children. The E/BFSC's distinguished approach to rebuilding this broken system placed community leaders, residents, and community stakeholders at the center of the conversation about how to strengthen families and build a collaborative network of providers that keep children safe and at...
Dates: 2022

Sharna Williams interview, 2021-10-22

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc033_07.wav

This is an interview with a current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) participant who has been involved with the organization since 1999. Ms. Williams discusses growing up in the Edgewood and Brentwood communities, her childhood and becoming a teen mother, and her family's experience with E/BFSC.

Dates: 2021-10-22