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Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts argues for the abolition of the child welfare system as part of PPR’s Race and Regulation Lecture Series 

November 19, 2021

Roberts maintains that the U.S. child welfare system is designed to police Black families, not to protect children, and must be replaced with a new vision of family support and child safety.

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Race and Regulation Lecture Series: Prof. Dorothy Roberts explores how family regulation punishes poor people of color 

November 11, 2021

Prof. Roberts will draw from her forthcoming book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families — And How Abolition Can Build a Safer World.

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Voting rights advocacy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School 

November 2, 2021

In the voting rights sphere, the Law School offers several public interest law and pro bono opportunities as well as thematic, timely courses and a voting rights fellowship.

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