The UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic at Washington College of Law, American University is presenting “Stolen Children: Illegal Practices in Inter-country Adoption and the Need for Reform” on April 4, 2011 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.
Joint Council’s Tom DiFilipo will participate as a panelist and will address both the role of social services in the prevention of abuse and abuse related consequences of adoption closures.
The event is open to the public and includes the following speakers. We encourage all who are interested in protecting the rights of children and families to attend and participate in this robust discussion.
Guatemalan human rights activist
President of the Fundacion Sobrevivientes (Survivors Foundation)
President & CEO
Joint Council on International Children’s Services
Professor of Social Work
Virginia Commonwealth University
Cumberland School of Law
Office of Children’s Issues
U.S. Department of State