Ngage New Mexico Presents

Southern NM KIDS COUNT

Thu 09 Nov 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM @ Las Cruces Convention Center

Tickets

General Admission

$15.00
General Admission with Continuing Education Units

CEU's pending

$30.00
NMSU/DACC Student

FREE

Event Details

7:45 – 8:30

  • Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibit Tables

8:30 – 8:40

  • Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:40 – 9:10

  • About KIDS COUNT Southern New Mexico
  • Frank Lopez, Executive Director, Ngage NM
  • James Jimenez, Executive Director, NM VOICES for Children

9:15 – 9:50

  • National Policy Landscape: Impacts on Child & Family Well-Being
  • Nick Johnson, Senior Vice President; Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

9:50-10:10

  • Tea & Coffee Break

10:10-10:30

  • Enhancing Child Well-Being in New Mexico: Policy Agenda
  • Amber Wallin, KIDS COUNT Director, NM VOICES for Children

10:30 – 11:00

  • Early Childhood in Dona Ana County – Data
  • Erica Surova, Data Analyst, NMSU Center for Community Analysis

11:00-11:20

  • Serve Lunch

11:20 – 12:50

  • Lunch: The Raising of America Viewing of Film and moderated discussion

12:50 – 1:45

  • Moderated Panel: Southern NM Legislator Discussion
  • Panelists: State Representative Nathan Small, City Councilor Gill Sorg, City Councilor Kasandra Gandara, County Commissioner Billy Garrett

1:45 – 2:00

  • Call to Action
  • Frank Lopez and James Jimenez

If you represent an early childhood organization, we have a limited number of information tables available. For pricing and to reserve a table, please contact Cesia Gillard at cgillard@lcdfnm.org

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