Sarah Eagan '04 Named Child Advocate
August 1, 2013
Governor Dannel P. Malloy has named Sarah Eagan '04 as the state's child advocate. Eagan has served as the director of the child abuse project at the Center for Children's Advocacy. The Center, an affiliated organization of the Law School, is a non-profit organization in Hartford which provides legal support to children throughout the state who have been abused or neglected.
According to a press release issued by Governor Malloy's office, since 2006, Eagan has served as director of the Child Abuse Project with the Center for Children’s Advocacy in Hartford, where she has been responsible for a number of initiatives to advance the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children, including conducting legislative advocacy efforts regarding child welfare issues, participating in child welfare advocacy, facilitating training for child protection professionals, and representing children of all ages in abuse, neglect and special education matters. Eagan has participated in numerous task forces and working groups with professionals and parents, all working to ensure the needs of vulnerable children are better met.
Read the Governor's press release announcement.