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2022 RISER Network Conference on Policy and Black Children’s Development

Wednesday, September 28, 202212:30 pm EDTThursday, September 29, 20222:30 pm EDT

The theme for our first-ever virtual conference is "Conducting Policy-Relevant Research to Promote Black Children's Optimal Development.” Featured dual keynote speakers include Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, and Dr. Leah Austin, president and CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute.

Attendees will glean rare insight into the state of knowledge on Black children’s and families’ strengths and cultural assets, as well as the tools needed to provide policy information that is actionable and strengths-based with a focus on wellness promotion.