What do we do when the money runs out? Conference

Melissa Ponder (mponder@edcc.ctc.edu)
Wed, 8 Jan 1997 11:58:40 -0800

What do we do when the money runs out?
Welfare reform and changes in other federal programs

Washington State Sex Equity, Teen parent, Single Parent, and Displaced
Homemaker Conference and Carl Perkins Bidders' Meeting

February 4-5, 1997
Edmonds Community College
Triton Student Union 201 and 202
Registration Fee: $50.00
Includes lunch Tuesday and Wednesday

Information NW Center for Equity and Diversity-Edmonds Community
College--206-640-1085 or 640-1029


Day One

8:30-9:00 Registration, Coffee

9:00-9:15 Welcome: Deidre Woods, Conference Coordinator
NW Center for Equity and Diversity,
Bill McMeekin, EDCC
Greetings: Harriet Van Deursen, OSPI State Sex
Equity Coordinator
Roy Schmidt, State Board for
Community and Technical Colleges

9:15-10:15 Introduction: Joan Hudyma Tucker, NWCED
Panel of Survivors and Casualties
of Welfare Reform
Facilitator: Laura Hedges, Everett CC
Panel: Sharmon Worley, April Steers,
Darlene Boswell

10:30-11:45 Introduction: Melissa S.K. Pnder, NW Center for
Equity and Diversity, EDCC
Panel of Community BAsed
Facilitator: Maxine Chan, Communities in Action
Panel: Willar St. Vil, Urban League-Seattle
Catherine Kwon Walters, Group Health
Mother/Mentor Project
Ain-Akilah Bell, King Cty. Young
Family Independence Program
Casey Egan, WROC Mentor Program
Kristine Beaton Watts, Voices of the
Homeless Project, Pres.
Judy Fortier, Tacoma Office of Human
Joe Valentine, Snohomish County
Human Services
Soya Jung, WA Alliance for
Immigration and Refugee Rights

12:00-1:15 Luncheon

12:30-1:15 Introduction: Dawn Hitchens, WA Displaced
Homemakers Program, HECB
Speaker: Jean Colman, Welfare Rights
Organizing Coalition, Dir.

1:10-2:30 Roundtables: Information Sharing and Discussion
Moderator: Joan Hudyma Tucker
Facilitators: Sharon Kirkpatrick, Joe Valentine,
Kelly Johnson, Lisa Buena Ventura, Rachel
Carrera, Kelly Herman,
Frank Cox, Cheryl Ellsworth,
Cheryl Vermilyea, Darcy Lees,
Loueta Johnson

2:45-3:40 Introduction: Deidre Woods
Speakers: Mark McDermott and Liz Dunbar, DSHS

3:45-4:30 Introduction: Lori Weintraub
Speaker: Charlie Langdon, WACSAP

5:00-8:00 Italian Supper and Social


Day Two

9:00-10:30 Panel: Best Practices
Introduction: Harriet Van Deursen
Panel: Lori Weintraub, Centralia CC Teen
Parent Program
Rose Yamata, Seattle City Light
Apprenticeship Program
North Kitsam School District Rep.
Jo Drake, Marshall Alternative
Jane Lowe-Webster, Bellingham
Technical College
Maggie Suthoff, Seattle Central CC
Gail Carlson, P.O.W.E.R., Pierce

10:45-11:00 Review: Deidre Woods
Making A Difference
Leadership Presenation and Report on
Statewide Survey

11:00-12:00 Roundtables: Making A Difference
Facilitators: Shirley Dunn, Juanita Comeau,
Melissa S.K. Ponder, Floreda Fuller, Pam
Wessel-Estes, Loueta Johnson

12:00-1:00 Lunch: Box Lunch
Greetings: Peggy Matteucci, EDCC Women's
Introduction: Sharon Kirkpatrick, DOL, Women's
Speaker: Gwen Orwiler, Fair Budget Action

1:15-1:30 Transition: Joan Hudyma Tucker


Bidder's conference portion of the day is open to everyone interested.

1:30-4:00 Carl Perkins Sex Equity, Single
Parent, Teen Parent, Displaced
Homemaker Bidders' Conference

Presenter: Harriet Van Deursen, OSPI, Sex
Equity Coordinator

Info on 1997-98 Carl Perkins Sex
Equity, Single Parent, Displaced
Homemaker Funds and details related to the
application process.


Conference Registration Form
NW Center for Equity and Diversity
20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036

or Fax to: (206) 640-1124

1997 Waht do we do when the money runs out?

___ Registration Fee, incl. 2 lunches and breaks $50

___ Feb. 4 Tuesday Evening Optional Dinner $10

___ Payment Enclosed

___ PO from my organization

___ Pay at the door






You may fax or call in registration and pay at the door or we can bill your

Make checks payable to Edmonds CC. for information call 206-640-1029 or
640-1085, e-mail: joantucker@edcc.ctc.edu


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