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CFL 13th Annual Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium

Mar 6, 2019 / 46 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn ,NY

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.

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youth in employment, subsidized employment or internships

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new locations for our Day Habilitation program are helping 40% more adults with developmental disabilities attain higher levels of socialization and independence