The Mothers’ Defense Tea was held on May 5, 2016, at Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago. Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times award-winning columnist, moderated a panel of mothers and their pro bono counsel. The program celebrate our successes in combating “gender plus” discrimination against mothers in the child welfare system.
Our 2015 breakfast event was held at Baker & McKenzie on May 7, 2015. The program included a panel of mothers who were victims of domestic violence and child welfare intervention, and it was moderated by award-winning Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell. After the event, Ms. Mitchell wrote this piece about the event and our mothers’ defense work.