Date/Time: 
02/25/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Description: 

This briefing will highlight a few promising programs and tools that communities, schools, and parents can use to address teen dating violence.

To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Sally Schaeffer at the Family Violence Prevention Fund, 202-682-4663, or sally@endabuse.org.

Date/Time: 
03/08/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Description: 

This International Women's Day attend for a policy discussion on race, gender, immigration and economic security.

Schedule
10:00 am "The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Wealth: Why Disparities Matter"
12:00 pm Luncheon Keynote
1:15 pm "Lifting as We Climb: Women of Color, Economic Security, and America's Future"
3:00 pm "First Generation Women Immigrants: Generating New Wealth, Generating a Global Economy"

Hosted by
The Insight Center for Community Economic Development, the Institute for Women's Policy Research, the National Council of Negro Women, theWomen of Color Policy Network at NYU, and the National Council for Research on Women.
 
Confirmed Speakers
The Honorable Yvette Clarke (D-NY)
The Honorable Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
Linda Basch, Ph.D., President, National Council for Research on Women
Janis Bowdler, Deputy Director, Wealth Building Policy Project, National Council of La Raza
Mariko Chang, Ph.D., National expert on the gender wealth gap
Melany Dela Cruz, Associate Director, Asian Pacific American Community Development Data Center, UCLA
Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., President, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Avis Jones De-Weever, Ph.D., Director, Research, Public Policy, and Information Center, National Council of Negro Women
Jaqueline Johnson Pata, Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians Julianne Malveaux, Ph.D., President, Bennett College for Women
Barbara Robles, Ph.D., Senior Community Affairs Research Liaison, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Beatriz Olvera Stotzer, CEO, New Economics for Women
Sarah Echohawk Vermillion, Vice President, First Nations Development Institute
Invited Speakers
The Honorable Mary Fallin (R-OK)
The Honorable Barbara Lee (D-CA)
The Honorable Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
The Honorable Doris Matsui (D-CA)
The Honorable Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
Alexis Herman, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton
RSVP
Victor Corral vcorral@insightcced.org
 

Date/Time: 
07/09/2010 (All day) to 07/15/2010 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute
Description: 

Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare: Multi-System Integration Certificate Program for Public Sector Leaders

Designed for public agency leaders responsible for developing and implementing policy and practice, this week-long program uses a multisystem, multidisciplinary approach, focusing on efforts that benefit youth involved in more than one system of care.

The Certificate Program is a weeklong program of intensive study for public agency leaders responsible for policy/practice development and implementation in their jurisdictions. The program utilizes a multi-systems and multi-disciplinary approach in focusing on policies, programs and practices that relate to children and youth who are known across systems of care, particularly juvenile justice and child welfare; also known as “crossover youth.”

The purpose of the Certificate Program for Public Sector Leaders is to bring together current and future leaders in public agencies to increase their knowledge about multi-system reform efforts related to crossover youth, improve the operation of their organizations in serving this population, provide an opportunity for the development of collaborative leadership skills, and create a mutually supportive network of individuals across the country committed to systems reform.

 

The application deadline is March 24, 2010.
 

Date/Time: 
03/08/2010 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20007
Sponsoring Agency: 
The International Centre for Reserach on Women
Description: 

The International Centre for Research on Women invites you to attend the Innovation Empowers Women Awards Cocktail Reception at 6:30PM on International Women’s Day. RSVP by February 23, 2010.

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