Join us as we Step Up for Kids!!
11-01-11 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Please join us the Minnesota Children’s Platform Coalition as we highlight the status and needs of Minnesota’s children and how organizations and government are working to help all children and youth thrive to become healthy, well-educated, and productive adults.
Introduction of the Minnesota Children’s Cabinet
Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota Department of Education
Deputy Commissioner Jim Koppel, Minnesota Department of Health
Assistant Commissioner Erin Sullivan Sutton, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Panel of Children’s Advocates
Akhmiri Sekh-ra Health Systems Navigator Cultural Wellness Center
Dane Smith, President of Growth and Justice
Laura LaCroix Dalluhn, Former Executive Director of Youth Community Connections (invited)
Mary Cecconi, Executive Director of Parents United
Mary Nienow, Executive Director of Child Care WORKS
Pamela Alexander, President of the Council on Crime and Justice; former Hennepin County Judge
Karina Forrest- Perkins, Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota
Lunch and Networking ($10 donation to MNCPC appreciated)
Presentation of a bold new idea for nonprofit advocacy groups serving children and families
Renae Oswald-Anderson, MAP for Nonprofits
Board Members of the Minnesota Children’s Platform Coalition
Minnesota Council of Churches
122 Franklin Avenue West
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Room Capacity is Limited to 100 people. Please RSVP early to firstname.lastname@example.org Confirm morning, afternoon or both and if you will be staying for lunch.
The Minnesota Children’s Platform Coalition, a collaboration of nonprofit and community organizations, parents and other caring adults, faith communities, businesses, labor and higher education, aims to educate the public and guide decision makers in ensuring that the health and well being of all Minnesota children and youth are our state’s highest priorities.