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Partner Plan Act Conference 2019

Partner Plan Act Conference 2019

June 11, 2019 | Bloomington-Normal

On June 11, 2019 over 150 participants attended the 2019 Partner Plan Act Conference. The title of this year’s conference was, “Equity from the Start: Community Systems Development through a Racial Equity Lens”. It was a great day, full of courageous conversation, deep reflection, and powerful collaboration. Participants left equipped with new tools and strategies to improve their local early childhood system and a deeper understanding of racial equity and why it must be at the center of our work.  Special thanks to Chicago Regional Organizing for Anti-Racism and Dr. Aisha Ray who presented the morning and afternoon plenaries.

You can download any of the presentation materials here: 

This conference would not have been possible without the support of Illinois State Board of Education and Governor’s Office of Early Childhood. Thanks to their support, we are able to provide a quality conference to participants at no charge.

Planning for our 2020 Partner Plan Act Conference is already underway. Make sure to sign up Partner Plan Act’s monthly e-newsletter to stay abreast of our 2020 date and all other future training opportunities!

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