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    Enough is Known for Action Invitational Conference National Briefing Webcast

    Recorded and Broadcast from the Auditorium of the Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC on November 13, 2014

    Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Jennifer Troke, Director, Division of Youth Services, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
    Byron Zuidema, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
     Susan P. Curnan, Brandeis University Professor and Director, Center for Youth and Communities
    College and Career Pathways Partnership - featuring Hartford CT
    WIOA focuses on career pathways as a strategy reconnecting out-of-school youth.
    Moderator: Della M. Hughes, Brandeis University Senior Fellow
    Jim Boucher, Director, Strategic Development, Capital Workforce Partners
    Deidre Tavera, Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Development, Hartford Public Schools
    Employing, Education, and Supporting Youth with Disabilities and/or Trauma Histories - featuring Chicago IL and City of New York NY
    WIOA focuses on providing youth with disabilities integrated employment opportunities.
    Moderator: Dr. Marji Erickson Warfield, Brandeis Univesrity Senior Scientist
    Evelyn Diaz, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
    Alan Chen, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Youth and COmmunity Development
    Summers Matter: How Summer Jobs Programs Can Employ, Educate, and Support Youth featuring Philadelphia PA and Phoenix AZ
    WIOA focuses on providing youth with meaningful work experience.
    Moderator: Dr. Susan Lanspery, Brandeis University Scientist
    Stephanie Gambone, Executive Vice President, Philadelphia Youth Network, Inc.
    Sharlet Barnett, CEO, Arizona Call-A-Teen Center for Excellence
    Detroit Youth Employment Consortium: Private Sector and Philanthropy Partnerships featuring Detroit MI
    WIOA focuses on engaging employers and workforce development partners.
    Moderator:  Susan P. Curnan, Brandeis University Professor and Director, Center for Youth and Communities
    Tiffany Douglas, Market Manager, Bank of America
    Ed Egnatios, Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    Closing Remarks
    Federal Interagency Leadership: Byron Zuidema, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor and Lul Tesfai, Special Assistant, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
    Closing: Susan P. Curnan, Brandeis University Professor and Director, Center for Youth and Communities
     

     

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