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PARENTS, FOSTER PARENTS &COMMUNITY MEMBERSWe NeedYourHelp!Join theLocal AreaNetwork 67Action TeamMake aDifferenceStrengthening Families& CommunitiesWhen: The 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m.Where: Healthy Families Chicago, 2100 S. Marshall,2nd Floor, Chicago, ILFor more information, contact:Diane Scruggs at dscruggs@healthyfamilieschicago.orgJohn Robinson at John.Robinson@illinois.govDonna Moore at 773-292-7705 or Donna.M.Moore@illinois.gov


Did you Know…?“Disproportionality is an under - or overrepresentation of children underage 18 of a particular racial or ethnic group experiencing a particularchild welfare event compared to their representation in the generalU.S. population” (Robert Hill).• Children of color are more likely than White children to be in fostercare.• Children of color consistently return home, are adopted, or aregranted guardianship, at a slower pace than White children.• White children were more likely to return home after being removedwithin 12 months than children of color.BecomeInformedGetInvolvedThe LAN 67 Action Team is made up of concerned community service providers, child welfare staff,community leaders and parents. We represent the West Side communities of:Avondale • Logan Square • West-Town • Humboldt Park • Austin • Near West Side •East Garfield Park • West Garfield Park • North LawndaleLAN 67 Action Team Co-Conveners: Diane Scruggs & John RobinsonDonna Moore, LAN 67 Liaison

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