The 2017 TCI Policy Summit — Full Schedule Now Posted!

 

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
28 November, 2017
8:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Opening Plenary
“Moving Forward: Advancing a Progressive Agenda
During the 2018 Legislative Session and Beyond”
Michael Cassidy, President & CEO, The Commonwealth Institute

 

Breakout Sessions I

“Advancing Racial Justice Through Public Policy and Advocacy”
Speakers
Dr. Oliver Hill, Jr., Professor, Virginia State University
Sookyung Oh, D.C. Area Director, NAKASEC
Dr. Edward Peeples, Emeritus Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Words Matter:Findings from the Field About What Resonates with VA’s Growing Majority”
Speaker
Anna Scholl, Executive Director, ProgressVA

“Making Progress on State Tax Policy”
Speakers
Michael L. Edwards, Consultant, Kemper Consulting
Annie McKay, President & CEO, Kansas Action for Children

Breakout Sessions II

“Unequal Opportunities: Addressing Resource Challenges in High Poverty Schools”
Speakers
Thomas Calhoun, President, Norfolk Federation of Teachers

Chris Duncombe, Senior Policy Analyst, The Commonwealth Institute
Rodney Jordan, Chair, Norfolk School Board
Keith Perrigan, Superintendent, Bristol Public Schools

“Advocacy in Action: Effective Engagement with Virginia’s Legislature”
Speakers
Julie Emery, Executive Director, Virginia Civic Engagement Table

The Honorable Jennifer McClellan, Senator, 9th Senate District   

“Lessons from Virginia’s Anti-Poverty Initiatives and How Virginia Can Do More”
Speakers
Reggie Gordon, Director, Office of Community Wealth Building
Evan Feinman, Executive Director, Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission

Closing Plenary & Lunch
The Honorable Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia

 

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