Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Fifth Annual Kids Count Conference Scheduled for June 26

CHI St. Joseph's Children and New Mexico Voices for Children cordially invite you to the

Fifth Annual Kids Count Conference
Monday, June 26, 
7:15 AM-3:15 PM 
Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North, 
5151 San Francisco NE (off I-25)

Featured speakers include Nick Johnson, Senior Vice President at Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, and Dennis Campa, Associate Director, State Policy Reform and Advocacy, External Affairs at The Annie E.CaseyFoundation.

This year's conference will examine linkages between women's economic security and the well-being of children, and how to advance opportunities for New Mexico's children, women and families in a new political era.  NewMexicoWomen.org will present its report on gender justice, and three panels will address the issue: 
  • Heart of Gender Justice: Intersectionality, Economic Security, Health Equity 
  • Women’s Economic Security in NM & Child Well ‐ Being
  • Policy Solutions for Women and Child Well ‐ being in New Mexico
Several individuals will be honored with the Amy Biehl Youth Spirit. Alice King, Polly and Patty Citizen Advocate and Spirit of Hope awards.

A number of state legislators are scheduled to take part in panel discussions, including Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino, Sen. Mimi Stewart, Rep. Georgene Louis, Rep. Christine Trujillo, and Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton.

See full schedule

Registration (including lunch) is $75 for individuals and $1,000 for a table  Register here

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