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Creating Pathways for Community Leadership

Thursday, November 19, 2020

 3pm – 4pm ET / 12pm – 1pm PT

Harnessing community strengths and assets -- such as existing parent and community leaders -- are critical to building local capacity and scaling up innovative solutions. This session highlights local models for creating sustainable leadership pathways for parents, caregivers, and community stakeholders to not only participate, but also design and implement systems change efforts. Speakers will highlight unsung leadership stories and examples of parent-led efforts to address pressing and emerging community challenges, from improving access to health promoting resources to mitigating natural disasters and COVID-19.

Featured speakers include:​​

  • Allentza Michel, Founder, Powerful Pathways

  • Regina Elmi, Executive Director, Supporting Partnerships in Education and Beyond; Parent Leader, Family Leadership Design Collaborative

  • Ann Ishimaru, Associate Professor of Education, University of Washington; Co-principal investigator, Family Leadership Design Collaborative;

  • Moderator: Ronda Alexander, Director of Operations, Vital Village Network at Boston Medical Center

Simultaneous Spanish interpretation services will be available  / La interpretación simultánea en español estará disponible.


Community Food Systems, Maternal Health and Justice

Thursday, March 24, 2022

 1pm – 2pm ET / 10am – 11am PT

Join us for the launch of our 2022 webinar series, where we’ll hear from community leaders and champions who are working to build equitable and resilient food systems at the intersection of maternal health and justice.


Featured Speakers:

  • Tonni Oberly, MPH, CHES, CLC, Research Scholar, National Birth Equity Collaborative

  • India Hinton, MS, CNS, LDN, Maternal and Child Health Advocate 

  • Moderator: Ronda Alexander, Director of National Partnerships, Vital Village Networks

​NOTA: Hay una línea en español disponible para los participantes que deseen escuchar interpretación en vivo durante el seminario web

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