October 18, 2018
Cindy has supported FamilyWise since she joined our board of directors in 2010. Reaching her term limit at the end of 2016, Cindy retired from service having been President for two years. She has remained involved FamilyWise as a fundraising champion and adviser, sharing her wealth of ideas and resources.
Join as at our Fall Fundraiser on November 5, 5:30-7:30pm at Surly Brewing Co. This is a free fundraising event with food, music, beer, cash bar, games and a live auction. Music provided by rockin’ lawyer band Noisy Withdrawal of sponsor Fredrikson & Byron. Register Here
Cindy Orbovich served as the Associate Director of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute’s Policy Forum and Fellows Program for nearly a decade, following academic appointments at Macalester and Carleton, and on the policy staff of the Minnesota Health Care Access Commission. She has also consulted for the U.S. Department of Human Services, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Ford Foundation. Cindy holds a Ph.D. in political science from The Ohio State University.
FamilyWise has been keeping children safe and helping families gain the stability needed to lead healthy and productive lives since 1976. We provide parent education, comprehensive support services and supervised parenting time to at-risk children and families experiencing trauma. In 2017, nearly 1,200 children under the age of six were safe while parents learned to help them achieve age-appropriate developmental milestones. 91% of program participants are considered low income. Read More