Are broadly representatives of the DC community, and include people with expertise in the prevention intervention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, children's attorneys, child advocates, parents, foster parents, youth and other consumer representatives, social workers, educators, and health and mental health professionals who are familiar with the child welfare system.
Are committed to improving the welfare, safety, and well-being of DC’s children.
Are citizen of the District of Columbia
Meet once a quarter in DC
Testify before the DC Council on issues related to at-risk children and families
Improve child welfare policies in DC
Investigate and review CFSA policies and practices
Collaborate with child-serving agencies in DC
Sponsor public forums in the community on various children’s issues
Justin Stephens, Chairperson
Emily Smith Goering, Vice Chairperson
Rick Bardach, Treasurer
Stacey Joy Graham
Shana N. Bartley
If you are interested in joining the CRP, please fill out an application form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org. All new members receive a volunteer orientation session and are asked to commit at least two years of service to the CRP.
"Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."