Speaker Profile

Carolyn Hill

Carolyn Hill, with DHS Give Us Back Our Children, Every Mother is a Working Mother Network and Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike, is a mother/grandmother/aunt who fought to get her nieces back, and now works with mothers and other caregivers fighting child welfare cases. She speaks out, recently testifying at City Council, pressing for resources to go to families rather than to the child welfare industry. She speaks out, as well, about the health impacts on her community of environmental devastation, and the devaluation of the lives of those impacted by violence, especially people of color.