We at the Schubert Center for Child Studies are delighted to share news of our year’s activities with you through our interactive annual report, Advancing Child Well-Being Together, and to highlight these partnerships which advance dialogue, education and policy to action.
Thank you for the efforts and support of all who have come together with the Schubert Center during the past year, and we look forward to continuing this vital work. We are excited about another year of building bridges and Advancing Child Well-Being Together. [...Read more]
The Schubert Center is pleased to announce the events for the 2014-2015 Conversation Series. This year’s theme, “Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood,” will feature five sessions covering topics like sexual orientation and parenting, racism and play in preschools in early childhood, local and national adoption issues, and youth and violence. View the full series event listing and registration information.
The Schubert Center Conversation Series Connects CWRU faculty, students and staff, visiting researchers, [...Read more]
In November 2013, the Social Justice Institute at Case Western Reserve University held a Social Justice Think Tank, “Educating for Struggle: In the Academy, Schools, Prisons, and Streets.” Schubert Center Child Policy Director Gabriella Celeste moderated the second Plenary session, “Educating for Struggle…In the Prisons.” The session featured panelists Dan Berger, assistant professor, Comparative Ethnic Studies, University of Washington; Kali N. Gross. associate professor, African American Women’s History, University of Texas; Damian Calvert, [...Read more]
On July16, the first of several Ohio Fostering Connections community forums convened in Cleveland, to discuss extending supportive services to foster youth through age 21. The Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS), YWCA of Greater Cleveland, CWRU Schubert Center for Child Studies, and Fostering the Soul, in partnership with the Ohio Association of Child Care Agencies (OACCA), hosted this forum, [...Read more]
On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Schubert Center Policy Director Gabriella Celeste participated in a panel discussion of Kids for Cash, as part of a statewide conversation on juvenile incarceration and opportunities for improving policy and practice. The film documents the story of a once-celebrated judge from small town Pennsylvania who placed thousands of children behind bars in exchange for financial benefits, and the community’s response once the scheme is uncovered. The larger narrative however is how society neglects to better address the needs of troubled kids in our schools and communities and how too often we turn to the court system rather than developing more appropriate family, [...Read more]