From: Judith [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:53 PM
To: Rep. Maile Shimabukuro
Subject: Community meetings on the disproportionality of Native Hawaiian/Part Hawaiian children in the Child Welfare System
We wanted to let you know about upcoming community meetings coordinated by the Department of Human Services (DHS) in collaboration with Casey Family Programs that will be occurring on Oahu . The purpose of these meetings is to generate discussion and feedback on the disproportionality of Native Hawaiian/Part Hawaiian children in the Child Welfare System and how we, as a community, can best care for our keiki and families.
F amilies, youth and providers are encouraged to be a part of this discussion. Location, date and times of meetings are listed below. Click on link below for more details.
Mahalo for your aloha for Hawaii 's children,
Hawaii Foster Parent Association
Disproportionality of Native Hawaiian/Part Hawaiian Children in the Child Welfare System
Windward Coast Session:
Monday, July 28
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Waimanalo Public Library and School
41-1320 Kalanianaole Hwy
Thursday, August 7
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m
Papakolea Community Association
2150 Tantalus Drive , Honolulu , HI