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Remembering some of those we lost to police killings in recent years.

IBW21 Black Family Summit Member Organization: Black Administrators in Child Welfare


We stand up against racism.

For the victims we know.
For those we don’t know.

We remember it could have been us.

We say their names.
We see their faces.
We tell their stories.

We stand up against racism.

“I believe that there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those that do the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the systems of exploitation.” — Malcolm X

About BACW

The Black Administrators in Child Welfare, Inc. is a group that was formed in 1971 and incorporated in New York in 1975. The organization was formed to address the reluctance of child welfare agencies to respond appropriately to the need for specialized services for Black children and their families, and to press for the employment of Black professionals in responsible administrative positions. The organization also served as a support network for the small number of Black executives running child welfare and human service agencies. Learn more about BACW —

BACW is also an affiliated organization of the IBW21 Black Family Summit —


IBW21 (The Institute of the Black World 21st Century) is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.