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Center for Family Life’s 13th Annual Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium

March 22, 2019 / Center for Family LIfe News

Held on Wednesday, March 6th at Recess in Brooklyn, Center for Family Life hosted their 13th Annual Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium. The Symposium engaged service providers and advocates in a conversation about Sanctuary Families: Using Popular Education as a Social Justice Tool. This event featured the unveiling of a conversation guide created in partnership with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), which helps parents at risk for immigration detention or deportation navigate difficult discussions regarding family separation.

Special thanks to The New York Women’s Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, The Center for Urban Pedagogy and Recess for their contributions.

4 out of 5

young adults (21+) at our Residential Treatment Center for youth with developmental disabilities participate in Day Habilitation or are enrolled in school

99%

of at-risk families throughout Brooklyn & Queens remained together and stable with family support services

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