In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the UT College of Social Work, we are honoring 75 social workers—alums, faculty, staff, and others—whose work and lives exemplify the 12 Grand Challenges that have been identified by the
The second honoree is Jenn Drake-Croft, the State of Tennessee as the Director of Early Childhood Well-Being for the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.
Under Jenn’s leadership, TCCY has intensified its advocacy of and collaboration for early child well-being and ACEs. This work includes training, collaboration, and advocacy at local, regional, and state levels. Jenn is currently leading a statewide initiative to train over 400 individuals across child serving systems to work to both prevent and mitigate ACEs within their organizations and communities
Learn more about Jenn's work at: https://www.tn.gov/tccy/topic/tccy-ecwb
Jenn Drake-Croft's work supports to ensure the healthy development of all youth - Grand Challenge #1.
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