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Michelle Martin

Michelle Martin

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A Comprehensive Change Strategy – and a Powerful Parent Leader – Emerge out of a Co-Design Way

Posted by Michelle Martin on February 1, 2024 at 9:29 AM

The Human Services Department, including Child Protective Services, in Rock County is advancing a partnership with the community to build a system of support that will eliminate racial disparities in family separation. Rock County is addressing its racial disparities which show up most deeply with the Black community in Beloit. With support from Alia, this work focuses across multiple coordinated centers of effort including: 1) advance a wellbeing and supportive culture across Rock County Human Services, 2) shifting CPS practice toward a Family First approach, and 3) bringing forth an empowered Black network to support growth and stability for families in Beloit.

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