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Time: January 11, 2011 from 8am to 1pm
Location: Legislative Office Building (LOB), Room 2C Hartford, CT
Event Type: discussion
Organized By: CABHN and the Welfare Working Group of Connecticut
Latest Activity: Jan 10, 2011
Co-sponsored by Speaker of the House, Rep. Chris Donovan & Senate President Pro Tem, Sen. Don Williams
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Registration: 8:00 - 9:15 am, 2nd floor Atrium, LOB
Forum: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Visitor parking available in LOB parking garage
RSVP appreciated. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for a discussion with program administrators, program participants, advocates, and legislators on effective strategies for improving JFES!
This event also marks the official release of our publication Increasing Opportunity: Improving the Jobs First Employment Services Program, which highlights ways Connecticut can improve its job-training program and help families move off of cash assistance into jobs which can sustain a family.
Copies of this report will be available at the registration table!
Featured speakers include:
LaDonna Pavetti, Director of the Welfare Reform and Income Support Division, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, D.C.
Shannon Carroll, Director of Workforce Education, Dorcas Place Adult and Family Literacy Center, Rhode Island
Wayne Valaitis, Vice President of Operations, FSW, Inc., Bridgeport
Amos Smith, President and CEO, Community Action Agency of New Haven
Rev. Bonita Grubbs, Executive Director, Christian Community Action, New Haven
Erica Raycob, Waterbury Regional Coordinator, Employing People for Success program
Kim Clark, Mothers for Justice, New Haven
Participants in the Jobs First Employment Services Program
Rep. Toni Walker, (D) New Haven, Co-Chair Appropriations Committee
Please stay tuned for an updated agenda and list of presenters!
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