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Child and Family Sciences Club Plans Trip to Children's Defense Fund Haley Farm

Child and Family Sciences club
The Child and Family Sciences Club

The Child and Family Sciences club is planning a trip to Children’s Defense Fund Haley Farm in Clinton TN on March 27 th. The Haley Farm provides a training ground for students, professionals and others to develop skills of leadership, advocacy and service for children and families. Vans will leave at 8:00 am. Please contact Dr. Shipley or Dr. Swafford if you would like to attend.

TAFCS state conference will be held at TTU on March 20, 2015 9:00-4:30. Our keynote speaker will be from the Children’s Defense Fund. The topic of the presentation will be Cradle to Prison pipeline. The purpose of this campaign is to reduce detention and incarceration by increasing preventive supports and services children need, such as access to quality early childhood development and education services and quality health care. Please contact Dr. Swafford at Mswafford@tntech.edu if you would like to attend.