There are currently a distressing number of children separated from their families, wishing to return home, as well as family members wanting to regain guardianship. Many family members find themselves facing barriers related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and are unable to successfully navigate the … read more.
Speaker: Bobbie Ebony Butts
Bobbie is the mother of four children, and she says she works diligently & daily to rise above her past and to create a path to a successful future for herself and her children.
Bobbie received a General Equivalent Diploma from Chattanooga Community College in Chattanooga, TN, and she earned a diploma in Business Office Administration from United Education Institute – UEI.
Bobbie is a Criminal and Social Justice Policy Advocate in Riverside County and is part of key organizations bringing change by zealously advocating for changes in policies that systematically oppress people who have been convicted of crimes.
Bobbie is employed as a project coordinator for Starting Over, Inc. on a project called Family Reunification, Equity and Empowerment. Her role is to help families navigate the child welfare system, and to help parents to reunify with their loved ones who are languishing in foster care.
Many of us experience family love in different ways and forms. We should always lead with love, but many don’t know how to love because we continue to struggle with depression, issues of trust, pain, and hate deep in our hearts. It’s easy for someone … read more.