Save the date for the 2020 Fall Conference!

VTAEYC and our partners are thrilled to welcome extraordinary national speakers and trainers who will join us as we gather virtually to learn and grow together.
This year’s timely and important theme is Focusing on Vermont’s Children: Health, Equity and Racial Justice.
Part 1 of the conference is Oct. 28 & 29. Part 2 will be Nov. 2 & 5.

Part 1: October 28 & 29 featuring Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is the crusading pediatrician who first researched and revealed the lead in the blood of Flint, Michigan’s children.
Named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and USA Today’s “Women of the Century,” she continues to work to mitigate the impact of the water crisis on Flint’s children.
In her powerful book, What the Eyes Don’t See, and her personal and inspiring speeches, she motivates audiences to speak out against injustice.
Wednesday, October 28:
6 – 8:30 p.m. Keynote followed by panel discussion
Thursday, October 29:
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Workshop 1*
6 – 8 p.m. Workshop 2*

Part 2: November 2 & 5 featuring Ijumaa Jordan

Ijumaa Jordan is a fat, Black, cis-gendered woman (she, her, her’s) daily engaging in the beautiful struggle of life, doing the internal and external work to abolish systems of oppression such as racism, sexism, transphobia, and classism, etc.

Ijumaa shows up for this work with intensity and passion, being joyful, thinking critically, and holding a learning space with care and grace. She loves afternoon naps and snacks, you can usually find her online looking serious and laughing loudly. Learn more about Ijumaa Jordan here.
Monday, November 2:
6 – 8:30 p.m. Keynote followed by panel discussion
Thursday, November 5:
1 – 3 p.m. Workshop 1*
6 – 8 p.m. Workshop 2*
*Workshops have the same content and are scheduled so people with different work schedules can attend.

Stay tuned for information about registration!

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