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Posted on: October 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Together We Can

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You’re invited:  “Cultural and Community Connections in Supporting Child Wellbeing” -- Community Advisory Committee to End Child Abuse and Neglect in Scott County, Tuesday, October 29, 5 – 7:30 PM

Location: Shakopee High School, Commons, 100 17th Avenue West, Shakopee, MN 55379


Kristen Weber, Director, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington, D.C.

Juanita Gallion, Deputy Director, Equity & Learning, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington, D.C.

About the Event: This meeting is open to parents, individuals, and organizations across Scott County and our cross-county partners who support children and families in our community. During this event, we will begin a community dialogue around equity and ensuring our community works for everyone.

Meeting Objectives:

This event is for all community members to begin a conversation that allows us to:

Hear and share unique perspectives, strengths, and challenges experienced by individuals, children, and families across Scott County, and better understand our roles in this movement.

Have a shared understanding of the terms, concepts, and context associated with culture, race, ethnicity, and equity.

Understand and consider the impact a culturally and racially equitable community has on child and family wellbeing.

Address the importance of creating a community that works for all of its members and begin to consider the relationships and strategies that support this end.

Join us for dinner at 4:30 p.m. Complimentary, onsite child care will also be provided.

Contact: Heather Wilson,, 952-496-8893 for additional information or to be added to the email list


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