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Jodi Hill-Lilly

Deputy Commissioner

Jodi Hill-Lilly is the Deputy Commissioner at the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) and is responsible for the Department’s administrative functions including Fiscal Services, Human Resources, the Academy for Workforce Development, Multicultural Affairs and Systems Development. Mrs. Hill-Lilly has over 34 years of direct service and management experience in child protective services. For the last 16 years, she has served as a national consultant, trainer and speaker for a number of federal and state initiatives including but not limited to; the Child and Family Service Reviews, Minority Professional Leadership Development, Making Baltimore City a Trauma Informed System, Training on Adoption Competencies, and the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute.

Mrs. Hill-Lilly currently leads the CT DCF initiative on Racial Justice and is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of policy, training, and coaching on issues related to race and culture throughout the agency and the community.

Mrs. Hill-Lilly holds both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Social Work.

Strengthening the lives of children and families has been at the core of Mrs. Hill-Lilly's work experience. Systems reform and teaching child welfare leaders to do this work is a true passion and rewarding experience for Mrs. Hill-Lilly.

Parking Lot Series #4 | Episode 40

Sept. 3, 2022

Jodi Hill-Lilly shares an amazing journey of life and struggles from an unexpected and unimaginable interruption in her life.