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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


Presenters:

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, [email protected], 952-496-8893 for additional information or to be added to the email list


Register: https://forms.gle/bgLh253y9vo88qK46


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