Meeting

2017 Fall Board of Directors Meeting and Poverty Summit

Dec. 7, 2017 – Dec. 9, 2017
Tarrant County, Fort Worth, Texas

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Thursday, December 7

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
POVERTY SUMMIT
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST

Renaissance Worthington

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
WELCOME BY NACo PRESIDENT, COMMISSIONER ROY CHARLES BROOKS
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
CROSS-SECTOR EFFORTS TO IMPACT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

Impacts of poverty on student learning and achievement

  • Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks; Facilitator
  • Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner; Superintendent, Fort Worth Independent School District
  • Mattie Parker; Chief of Staff, City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price
  • Kara Waddell; President and Chief Executive Officer, Child Care Associates

Early Head Start

  • Dr. Jennifer Giddings Brooks; Facilitator
  • Dr. Carlos Martinez; Dean of the School of Education, Texas Wesleyan University
  • Carol Klocek; Executive Director, Center for Transforming Lives
  • Ronnita Carridine; Principal, Morningside Elementary School, Fort Worth Independent School District
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
NETWORKING BREAK
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
URBAN VS. RURAL POVERTY: THE EFFECTS OF GENERATIONAL POVERTY ON CHILDREN AND COMMUNITIES

Dr. Caroline Ratcliffe; Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Opportunity and Ownership initiative, Urban Institute
 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
LUNCH
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WORKSHOPS

Workshop 1
Documentary Screening/Discussion on Adverse Childhood Experiences

Workshop 2
The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Children and Families

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE MEETINGS
6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
JOINT SUMMIT/BOARD RECEPTION

Friday, December 8

8:00 a.m. –11:30 a.m.
POVERTY SUMMIT
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST 
8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
MOBILE TOURS

“Access to Nutrition”
Mobile tour and volunteer: Tarrant Area Food Bank

  • Bo Soderbergh; Executive Director
  • Charles Boswell; Senior Director, Policy and Programs
  • The Honorable Ray Richardson; Mayor, City of Everman
  • Curtis Amos; Superintendent, Everman Independent School District

“Family Support”
Mobile Tour: One Safe Place

  • Ken Shetter; President, One Safe Place
  • Michelle Morgan; Vice President, One Safe Place
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
LUNCH

J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation
Rachel Schumacher; Director, Pritzker Children’s Initiative

Ms. Schumacher will discuss the Pritzker Children’s Initiative and recent award to NACo for local investment and technical assistance in early childhood development

2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
BOARD RECEPTION AND DINNER

Grace Restaurant              

Saturday, December 9

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Renaissance Worthington

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST 
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
LUNCH

 

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    2017 Poverty Summit and NACo Fall Board Meeting

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