THANK YOU for Your INTEREST IN FORUM FOR THE FUTURE.
This event has ended. It was on January 12th, 2021 from 9:00am – 2:30pm.
If you were unable to attend or hope to watch all of the sessions again, this link will take you to all of the sessions from the event.
If you prefer to view one specific session you missed or would like to view a session recording again, please use the link included in the agenda below.
|9:00 – 9:10||Welcome & Overview of Forum||Yumeka Rushing & Biz Harris|
|9:10 – 9:20||Opening Remarks||Susan Buttross|
|9:20 – 9:35||Building the Future for Mississippi’s Children on a Foundation of Equity||Junious Williams|
|9:35 – 9:45||Groundwater Approach and Instructions for Presentation Breakout Sessions||Yumeka Rushing|
|Breakout Session 1|
|9:50 – 10:20||Biz Harris – Power the Future, Together ||Linda Southward – Early Care & Education: Survey of Mississippi Issues Impacting Children|
|Breakout Session 2|
|10:25 – 10:55||Abby Novak – Early Childhood Exclusionary Discipline in MS: Risk factors, consequences, and opportunities for intervention ||Ben Walker – Marking Children’s Developmental Milestones: Findings from a Baseline Survey of Mississippi |
|Breakout Session 3|
|11:00 – 11:30||Ismail Yigit – Impact of COVID-19 on Children in Mississippi: Household Pulse Survey Results ||Regina Lewis – Identifying Barriers Regarding Access to Services for Children from Birth to Age 8 |
|Breakout Session 4|
|12:00 – 12:30||Heather Martin – Do You See What I See? The Power and Opportunity in Perspective Taking (Mind in the Making) ||Cathy Grace – Early Education Holds the Key to Equity in Mississippi |
Full Forum Session
|12:35 – 1:05||Brittney Mosley – Understanding the Importance of Health Equity for Mothers & Children|
|1:05 – 1:40||Julie Sweetland – Making the Case for Kids: Strategies that Work|
|1:40 – 1:50||Jen Juster- Overview of Collective Impact, Collective Impact Forum|
|1:50 – 2:15|
2:15 – 2:30
Closing Remarks & Raffle Prizes
We are thankful to all of the participating organizations and facilitators! Without them the Forum would not have been possible!
Presenters & Discussion Facilitators
Who attended THE FORUM?
Early Childhood Educators
Pediatricians & OBGYNs
Policymakers and Legislators