Services for Foster Care Youth: A Foundation and a Youth Perspective."UIC's
Jane Addams College of Social Work hosts the seventh annual Karen
Honig Memorial Lecture. The annual lectures focus on issues relevant
to the needs of high-risk urban youth and improving social services
for poor children and their families.
was a strong, proactive, tireless person who consistently gave of
herself for the things she believed in," said Creasie Finney Hairston,
dean of the Jane Addams College of Social Work. "Family and friends
established the memorial lecture in 1992 to honor her memory and
to focus upon the commitment she had to inner-city children."
Services Building, Room C
1200 W. Harrison St.
Gabel, western regional leader and manager of the Casey Family Program,
and Berisha Black, college student, former foster youth, and consultant
on youth at the Casey Family Program, will deliver the keynote address.
with refreshments will follow immediately after the lecture.