2017 LEAD (Leadership, Evidence, Analysis, Debate.) Conference April 06, 2017
The fifth annual McCourt School of Public Policy’s LEAD (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.) Conference, “Moving from Research to Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Youth”
The 2017 LEAD Conference, will focus on how to best apply research in the development and implementation of sound policies and practices in child-serving fields, featuring the work of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform in celebration of its 10-year anniversary. The two-day event will bring together a variety of viewpoints and diverse opinions from policymakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, judicial officials, community leaders, family members, foundation representatives and others. Reflecting the importance of cross-systems collaboration, it will focus in particular on key developments in child welfare, juvenile justice, education, behavioral health, and family engagement.