Five Reasons to Become a Member

Join others in a common cause

Help more children grow up with their family, kin and community, connected to their cultural heritage and language.

Ensure children and youth in care achieve better outcomes and make healthier transitions to adulthood.

Address underlying factors that are bringing children into care.

Re-imagine & co-create the services & policies that help children thrive

Join CWLC events, conferences, deep-dive discussions, and round tables, and think about what it will take for all children to thrive.

Participate in working groups or partner with us on training, leadership development, event planning, and more.

Learn from one another

Access webinars, special issue briefings, and resources on topics related to the well-being of children, youth, and families from mental health, youth justice, and child welfare, to inclusion, reconciliation, trauma-informed practice, and more.


Also access a range of webinars, products and services offered by the Child Welfare League of America.

Receive discounts on events

Receive priority invitations and reduced rates for CWLC-led events and the Child Welfare League of America's conferences.

Have someone keep an eye out for you

CWLC's electronic newsletter includes timely policy and practice updates on sector-related issues, priorities and opportunities.

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