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2018 Agenda for Doing What Matters for Alabama's Children

   

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:30 - 8:35 a.m.

Welcome, Invocation and Presentation of Colors
Amanda Waller, Executive Director, Tuscaloosa's One Place, A Family Resource Center

8:45 - 9 a.m.

America's Promises
Dr. Charles Nash, Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, UA System

9 - 9:30 a.m.

State of Children in Alabama
Melanie Bridgeforth, Executive Director, VOICES for Alabama's Children

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Resilience Film and Comments
Sallye Longshore, Director, Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect

10:45 - 11 a.m.

Exhibits and Networking

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select one)
A. Lack of Civility

B. Social Media

C. Safe Sleep
Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif, Professor and Director of Pediatric Development Research Lab, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Alabama
Tracy Plummer, Deputy Director, Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect

D. Homelessness
LaDonna Rudolph, State Homeless Coordinator, Alabama State Department of Education

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 - 1:15 p.m.

Exhibits and Networking

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Social Justice
Dr. Ross Bryan, Associate Dean/Associate Professor, Honors College, The University of Alabama

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Human Trafficking 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select one)

A. Lack of Civility

B. Social Media

C. Human Trafficking

D. Multi-Generational Families

E. Opiate Crisis