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Children at Risk - 2017 Texas Legislative Update

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The Hospitals of Providence East Campus

3280 Joe Battle Blvd.

El Paso, TX

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2017 Texas Legislative Session: The Impact on Texas Children

Sponsored by The Institute for Healthy Living

in partnership with Paso del Norte Health Foundation

“How did Texas’ children fare in the 85th Legislative Session? Join the Institute for Healthy Living in partnership with the Paso del Norte Health Foundation for a legislative debrief, presented by Children at Risk. Come learn about what was accomplished and discuss the local impact of new legislation on nutrition, physical and mental health, public education, human trafficking, and other key issues impacting children in El Paso. Highlights include a conversation with a legislator; a State-of-the-State review; Key Wins, Misses, and Next Steps; as well as a panel featuring local experts. Children at Risk staff, Dr. Bob Sanborn (President and CEO), Mandi Kimball (Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs), Jenny Eyer (Senior Policy Analyst) and Dr. Claire Bocchini (Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist and Child Advocate), will lead an engaging discussion of key legislation impacting our children.”


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8:00-8:30 Registration and Coffee/Light Breakfast

8:30-8:45 Welcome
Dr. Leah Whigham, Executive Director, Institute for Healthy Living

8:45-9:00 A Conversation with a Legislator
State Representative Lina Ortega
Dr. Bob Sanborn, Ed.D, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK

9:00-10:15 Presentation: The 85th Legislative Session and the Impact on Children:
State of the State
Dr. Bob Sanborn, Ed.D, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK
Wins, Misses, and Next Steps
Nutrition
Jenny Eyer, MPH, Senior Policy Analyst, Health and Nutrition CHILDREN AT RISK
Physical and Mental Health
Claire E. Bocchini, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, Child Advocate
Public Education
Dr. Bob Sanborn, Ed.D, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK
Mandi Kimball, MSW, Director, Public Policy and Government Affairs, CHILDREN AT RISK
Human Trafficking
Mandi Kimball, MSW, Director, Public Policy and Government Affairs, CHILDREN AT RISK

10:15-10:30 Next Steps: Preparing for the Interim and 86th Legislative Session
Mandi Kimball, MSW, Director, Public Policy and Government Affairs, CHILDREN AT RISK

10:30-10:45 Questions and Follow-Up

10:45-11:15 Legislative Panel
Moderator: Dr. Bob Sanborn, Ed.D, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK

11:15-11:30 Closing Remarks
Dr. Bob Sanborn, Ed.D, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK


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