Here is the status and update of the March 4 2017 Cook County Young Adult Civic Engagement Summit - Disruptors Conference at 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to be held at the National Headquarters of
Thank you to those that are making this event happen.
Please note Civic Organizations and Young Adult and Emerging Leader organization to have a complimentary information table that will be set up in the lobby of RainbowPUSH on the the day of the event. If your organization would like to reserve space for the lobby information exchange please RSVP to: Mr. Terreance Seay at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jamie Guzman at email@example.com
As refresher please let me restate our purpose and give an update of our outcomes from the meeting. We will also have up coming planning meetings will be at 930 East 50th Street on Saturday Feb. 18, 2017 at 11:30 a.m, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017 6:00 p.m. and Saturday Feb. 25, 2017 9:30 a.m.
The Commission on Social Innovation was formed by ordnance of the Cook County Board of Commissioners and chaired by Cook Commissioner Jesus Garcia in April of 2016. The Commission was convened in June of 2016. The Commission will be to hosting a Summit for Cook County Young Adults to engage them in civic action.
This is being organized by the Commission's Social Innovation Human Capitol Sub Committee on Young Adult Civic Engagement. We are convening Cook County Young Adults between the ages of 17-26. for the purpose of meeting face-to-face in an assembly that bring together Cook County Young Adults to network with other civic-minded Young Adults and share best practices in civic engagement. We will also use this forum to address major matters of concern of Young Adults such as: Standards of Public Safety in Cook County. Social Impact Careers. Meaningful Workforce Development. An Educational Experiences That Matters.
The initial objectives of the Sub Committee work will be:
- To convene a Cook County Young Adult Social Innovation Civic Engagement Assembly.
- To develop civic engagement best practices.
- To establish a channel for dialog with the Commission and Cook County Government.
- To provide Participants with networking opportunities with peers and resources
. We will begin with tables for information of Civic organizations include RPC and Young Adult organizations to share information in the Lobby.
. We will then have a breakfast in the Community Hall this will have opening remarks and framing if the day from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.this will include Commission Chair Cook County Commission Vice Chair Mr. Marc Lane, Rev. Janette Wilson and Zack Love At 9:30 a.m. we will concluding with Reverend Jackson this will be live streamed.
. At the 10:00 a.m.(Sharp) International Community Meeting it further our conversation with a panel lead by Reverend Jackson on the topics of Social Enterprise and Young Adult Civic Engagement. The panel will include Maria Hadden, Amara Enyia, Oran Jacobson, Victor Dickson,Eva Eugene and Kevin Bailey,
. After the International Community meeting at 11:30 a.m. we will have a News Conference on the topics of the day.
. Box Lunches at 11:30 a.m.
. Beginning at noon we will have three breakout sessions that will go from Noon - 2:00 p.m. In the Library, the Community Room, and Evans Chapel.The Breakout topics: 1. Public Engagement, Public Service and Public Office. will be lead by Dr. Valeria Johnson, Aaron Goldstein and Ahmed Karrar to be held in the Library. 2. Social Innovation and the Commission in the Community Hall and live streamed. lead by Marie Hadden, Trent Lawerence and Scott Cubran 3 Best practices of Collaboration in the Evans Chapel.lead by Rebecca Reynolds, Jared Lewis and Brent Hamlet
. The day will conclude with a general assemble back in the Auditorium at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m Report Out from the Break Out sessions. and closing remarks. The closing remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m. this will be comments and encouragement on how you take care of yourself and the community as you place yourself at risk don't this work.
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