19 Tuesday / November 19, 2019

Monroe County Childhood Conditions Summit (MC3)

08:00 am to 04:15 pm
Monroe Convention Center

For the last three years, Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County and Building a Thriving Compassionate Community (BTCC) have engaged approximately 200 community members annually for the Monroe County Childhood Conditions Summit (MC3). Our original theme of “what surrounds us shapes us,” was grounded in the understanding that children are shaped by the relationships they have, the neighborhoods they live in, the places they learn and play, and the community organizations that serve them. The 2019 MC3 Summit will explore conditions by focusing on equity and inclusion. Every child is our child, therefore, we share a collective interest in our children’s future. As we offer the fourth annual MC3 Summit, we aim to bring together the community to explore the challenges facing our local youth and families. We believe that many of these challenges are actually the manifestations of inequity, and as we continue to build thriving compassionate communities, we know we must zoom out from our focus on individual youth and families to the conditions that frame our lives.

Children / Civic Affairs / Education / Health / LGBT / Volunteering

19 Tuesday / November 19, 2019

Social Justice Read Aloud and Community Discussion

01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Education Library (inside School of Education) - 201 North Rose, Bloomington

Dr. Rebecca Colina Neri (Learning Sciences) & Javier Cardona Otero (Curriculum & Instruction) will facilitate an interactive community discussion on trauma and healing. The sponsors for this event are Dr. Carmen L. Medina in LCLE and the Education Library.

Civic Affairs / Education / Entertainment

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