Dr. Cindy Blackstock to receive Human Rights award at CLC Convention 2017
The CLC will honour Dr. Cindy Blackstock at our convention with the Human Rights award for her outstanding contributions to advancing human rights in Canada.
A member of the Gitksan First Nation, Dr. Blackstock has 25 years of social work experience in child protection and Indigenous children’s rights. An accomplished author and public speaker, Dr. Blackstock is the Executive Director of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada and a professor at the McGill University School of Social Work.
We are also very excited to be welcoming Dr. Blackstock to the convention stage as a guest speaker on Tuesday, May 9th.