Bryan Samuels named ‘Champion for Children’

Honored by the Child Welfare League of America

Bryan Samuels

The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) named Chapin Hall Executive Director Bryan Samuels one of its “100 Champions for Children” in celebration of the organization’s centennial anniversary. Awardees were nominated by their peers and chosen for their promotion of child well-being and for advancing the field of child welfare.

“He absolutely changed the field’s approach to well-being,” said Clare Anderson, a senior policy fellow at Chapin Hall and one of the people who nominated Samuels.

“The well-being agenda that Bryan led during the Obama Administration broke new ground in clarifying how trauma and early adversity can disru