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A public forum on how to improve the state’s child protective service programs to prevent child abuse and neglect will be sponsored by State Sen. Tim Kennedy and Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes at the Downtown Central Library auditorium beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. The politicians who are pressing for stronger laws to protect children and families said the forum will allow families to hear about child protection issues and share details about how the government has affected them on such issues.