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Christopher Root

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Chris’ social worker roots are deeply stemmed in helping others. From emergency community needs to meeting the mission of a large agency, he’s focused his career on providing services to assist vulnerable populations. At FamiliesFirst Network, Chris collaborates with community partners and families to help ensure safe, loving homes for children in foster care. He mentors and guides a team to develop innovative solutions that ensure quality and improvement where needed. Chris leads the Fostering through Faith program – a collaboration between FamiliesFirst Network and our faith-based community to recruit and support foster families.

Chris has a Master of Social Work from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Michigan State University.