CJJR presents at the 41st Commemoration of Annual National Missing Children’s Day

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In honor of the 41st Commemoration of the Annual National Missing Children’s Day, CJJR’s Macon Stewart served on a panel facilitated by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that focused on systemic issues and vulnerabilities of youth in the care of child welfare that increase their risk of going missing. The discussion included practical solutions that can be implemented to better support youth and the frontline staff that support them. 

Panelists included: 

  • Marquan Teetz, Youth Advocate Kansas
  • Leemie Kahng-Sofer, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
  • Macon Stewart, Senior Deputy Director, Center for Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Elaine Tennesen, Philadelphia Department of Human Services
  • Randi Walters U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau
  • Brett Peterson, Division of Juvenile Justice and Youth Services State of Utah

Also pictured (far left): Michelle DeLaune President and Chief Executive Officer National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

You can learn more here.