Past Conferences

We plan and host meetings that have impact on the future of the environment and our community.

charting new waters

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Sponsors:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Racine and Kenosha
Goals:

To build awareness of our one-to-one mentoring programs and the positive impact they have on our children and our community, as well as honoring special volunteers, individuals and businesses for their exceptional contributions to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Sponsors:
United Way of Racine County
Goals:

Schools of Hope tutors and teachers will receive a summary of the impact of the program during the 2016-17 school year. The successes shared will include qualitative data from tutors and teachers, and quantitative data from RUSD (MAP scores and reading levels) for fall to spring. In addition, volunteers who have participated for multiple years will be recognized for their service. 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Sponsors:
Racine Collaborative for Children's Mental Health and The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread
Goals:

Review past six months solution teams progress and agreement on next 90 day work plan for C2MH.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sponsors:
Racine County Human Services and Racine County Circuit Courts
Goals:

Foster Care program stakeholders reconvene to review local trend data and explore solutions for increasing the number of licensed foster care homes and preventing children from entering the foster care system.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Sponsors:
The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread
Goals:

A special three-part speaker series with leading experts to explore resilient communities’ playbook for growth in the 21st century and beyond.  Participants will explore what resilient communities look like, how we compare based on the facts and what more we can do together to keep our communities moving forward versus lagging behind.   

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
“Resilient Communities: Where 1+1 = 3”
Dr. Kate Foster, PhD.
President, University of Maine at Farmington
Presentation Slides Available Here
Presentation Video Available Here

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
“Resilient Communities: Where Our Data Meets the Road” 
Robert Henken
President, Public Policy Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Presentation Slides Available Here
Full Deck of Data Slides Available Here
Presentation Video Available Here

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
“Resilient Communities: Mission Possible?”  
Rebecca Ryan
Founder, NEXT Generation Consulting, Madison, Wisconsin
Presentation Video Available Here

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