2017 Speakers

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Tara Ford
Session #63

Tara Ford is the co-founder of Pegasus Legal Services for Children, a nonprofit law firm serving children and their families in New Mexico. Tara has been involved in children’s legal issues for more than twenty years. Before going to law school, she worked with children and families at Peanut Butter and Jelly Therapeutic Preschool, an intensive interactive parenting program. She continued her focus on issues related to children, families and poverty while attending Stanford Law School, 1990-1993, including working with families whose children needed special education services in East Palo Alto. Tara has focused her career on issues impacting children, including special education, health care, mental health care and child welfare.