Child Welfare Reform Forum

Caitlyn DixsonFUAN Events, News & Events

Child Welfare Reform Forum – Friday, October 20th, 2017 – 11:30 AM to 3 PM – Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319, Room 116.

Free and open to all.

This forum will include national experts, state legislators, gubernatorial candidates, and nonprofit recommendations of how to improve Iowa Child Protective Services and family law practices.

Click here to pre-order a box lunch
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AGENDA:
11:30 AM Meet and Greet.
12 PM Introduction of legislators and guest speakers.
12:15 PM National Family Law Reform expert, Connie Reguli.
1:30 PM Community testimonials.
2 PM FUAN presents 2018 Legislative Recommendations.
2:30 PM Legislative, DHS, and gubernatorial candidate responses.
2:45 PM Question-and-answer with legislators, DHS, and gubernatorial candidates.
3 PM Recap and Adjourn.

CONNIE REGULI has practiced family law throughout Middle Tennessee for over 20 years. She has served as a prosecutor in Nashville, Tennessee as well. She has seen real child abuse and convicted a child murderer. She also has the largest verdict in the State of Tennessee awarded to children against their parents for the abuse they suffered in childhood. She has authored over 40 appeals heard before the Tennessee Court of Appeals; Tennessee Supreme Court; and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Attorney Reguli says that the child welfare agencies across this country have turned child abuse into an industry and have engaged other profiteers, with the help of federal funding, to create a government sanctioned child trafficking industry.

Every state receives millions of dollars from the federal government under Title IV E of the Social Security Act to aid in the functioning of their individual state agencies. This federal funding scheme started in 1974 and has grown over the last 40 years to create a behemoth that now feeds on the removal of children from their homes and places them with strangers.

The states have become so dependent on these funds that they must maintain the number of children passing through the foster care system every year. On any given day in the United States, 400,000 children are in foster care.

This issue has become a crisis and the people must demand a change. It will NOT come for our leaders. Too much money is at stake.

Please also join us later that evening in Perry, Iowa for “Sabrina Ray Burial Benefit”
October 20th from 6 PM to 8 PM at La'Paris Building, 1208 Willis Avenue
Perry, Iowa 50220
Click here for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/119531938718225/?ti=icl

And in Clinton, IA on Saturday, October 21st for “Advocate Intervention Convention”
October 21 at 1522 Lincoln Way, Clinton, Iowa from 2 PM to 5 PM.
Click here for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1503986229899927/?ti=icl

Hosted by FUAN-Families United Action Network, IFPP- Iowa Family Preservation Project, Iowa Citizens for Justice, Leading Women For Shared Parenting, and friends.
IFPP: Phone 815 632 7665
Iowafamilypreservationproject@gmail.com

FUAN: https://www.familiesunite.org/
PO Box 3177 Des Moines, Iowa
319-535-(FUAN) 3826