2018 Welcome

Last Updated: December 14, 2017

January 10-12, 2018 Hotel Albuquerque, Old Town

The focus for this 25th year will be on challenging ourselves, shaking things up, looking honestly at what it is like to be a child in New Mexico, and asking how we move forward towards better outcomes for our kids and their families, especially those who are involved with‚ÄĒor at risk of involvement with‚ÄĒthe juvenile justice and child welfare systems. We want to push the envelope, be honest about some uncomfortable truths and look at the tough issues we face in our state. We then want to present new, innovative and challenging ideas for how we can truly make change.

This year to help us with planning you will have the chance to pre-select all your session choices in your registration. Take the time to review the program at the links below or in the right hand menu bar so you can be ready to register.

Special this year! The 25th CLI anniversary reception will held directly following the opening keynote presentation on Wednesday January 10th at 4pm, all conference attendees are invited!

Need to get away? A quiet room for reflection and mindfulness practice will be available throughout the day on Thursday January 11th, come by the Potters room to check it out. 

Special meetings? Has your group organized a special meeting during CLI? Click here to see the current schedule of meetings and locations.

    Opening Keynote Speaker       Closing Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, January 10th, 1:30pm   Friday, January 12th, 10:30am
                Donna Beegle                  Adam Foss

Conference Program

Click on the links below to be taken to the session descriptions and speaker biographies

Pre-Conference Session
Opening General Session


 Session I
Thurs 8:30
 Session II
Thurs 10:30
 Session III
Thurs 1:30
 Session IV
Thurs 3:30


   Session V
Fri 8:30am
Closing General Session
Session I Featured Speaker(s)
Thursday, January 11th, 8:30am-10:00am
Dr. Robin DiAngelo   Martin Guggenheim Chauncey Strong
Session II Featured Speaker(s)
Thursday, January 11th, 10:30am-Noon  
  Kiran Katira, Tony Watkins, Tonya Covington, Chearie Alipat, Magda Dathle & Kay Bounkeua   Chauncey Strong   Philip Decter 

2018 Sponsors

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