Family & Children’s Place elects six leaders to board of directors

Family & Children’s Place elects six leaders to board of directors

New members bring government relations, finance, technology, and consulting experience   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 6, 2017) – Family & Children’s Place, Louisville’s leading agency working to prevent and heal child violence, abuse and neglect, has elected six new members to its board of directors and bid thanks and goodbye to several others with significant service to the agency. New board members are: Bill Ehrig, former vice president of public relations/senior director of Government and International Affairs for Yum! Brands Inc. Dwight Maddox, Information Technology manager, Transit Authority of River City (TARC) Richard Garner, principal, Booz Allen Hamilton Dave Durand, CEO, […]

For opioids’ youngest victims, is help too little, too late?

Drug abuse is overwhelming the child welfare system at unprecedented rates. Solutions are slowly emerging. BY: J.B. Wogan | July 2017 Police in East Liverpool, Ohio, last fall wanted to show the graphic toll of opioid overdoses, so they made the decision to post some photos to Facebook. The shocking images, which an officer had taken during a traffic stop, were graphic and heart-wrenchingly poignant. A man and a woman sit unconscious in the front seat of an SUV, slumped at impossible angles, mouths agape. Meanwhile, a 4-year-old blond child — the woman’s grandson — stares from the back seat. […]

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