Child & Youth Well-being Events Events 2017

HomeGrown STL Inaugural Summit

Date: February 9, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Brown School

8:00 AM  Registration and networking breakfast                                   

8:30      Welcoming remarks
                 Mary McKay, PhD, Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean, Brown School
               Joe Reagan, President and CEO, St. Louis Regional Chamber
               Opening prayer
               Reverend Michael F. Jones, Senior Pastor, Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church
8:40       Arrested State of Black Male Development in St. Louis: An Opportunity for Regional Action
                Sean Joe, PhD, Associate Dean for Faculty and Research,
                Benjamin E. Youngdahl, Professor of Social Development, Brown School
9:00      Voices From the Frontline Video Presentation
               Black Boys and Young Men Speak Out
               Moderator: Robert Motley, MSW, Doctoral Student, Race and Opportunity Lab
               Keynote panelists:
               Marcus Gregory, Agency Sponsor: Fathers’ Support Center
               Darius Rucker, Agency Sponsor: Williams and Associates Inc.
               Sterling Brown, Agency Sponsor: Loyola Academy of Saint Louis
               Demetri Brandon, Agency Sponsor: Center for Youth on the Rise
10:00   Collective Impact Strategies for the Development of Black Males
               Moderators: Dr. Sean Joe and Kaylan Holloway, Director, Kings of Distinction
               Keynote Panelists:
               Riisa Easley, Lead Consultant, St. Louis Regional System of Care
               Michelle Witthaus, Program Manager, For the Sake of All
               Mikel Whittier, RE-LINK Program Manager, Integrated Health Network
               Art McCoy, Superintendent of Schools, Jennings School District
               Katie Kaufman, Project Director, Ready by 21, United Way of Greater St. Louis
11:00   Networking break: Connecting the dots
11:15   Data Driven Solutions: Tools for Change
              Joshua New, Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation
12:15   Lunch and networking break: Dot matrix activity
1:00     Capacity Building: Work Group Breakout Sessions
2:30     Work group report-outs
3:30    Closing keynote
             James Clark, Vice President of Community Outreach, Better Family Life
4:00     Next steps
              Dr. Sean Joe
4:05    Closing prayer
              Reverend Luke Jernagan, Rector, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
4:30   Networking reception