St. Louis Chapter Forum- Making an Impact in 2018

Making an Impact in 2018: A Conversation with Legislators and Advocates!

Panelists:

Senator Paul Wieland

Representative Cora Faith Walker

Franc Flotron, Flotron McIntosh

Nicole McKoy, Empower Missouri Board President

 

WHEN: Friday, November 17, 2017  * 12:00pm- 1:30pm

WHERE: The Highlands Golf Course Inside Forest Park, 5163 Clayton Ave.

The forum is free- a $12 lunch buffet is available for purchase

Continuing Education Hours available for Social Work

RSVP- christine@empowermissouri.org

 

 

 

St. Louis Chapter Forum: Whatever Your Issue: Courts Matter

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St. Louis Chapter Free Friday Forum

Whatever Your Issue: Courts Matter

Recent events prove anew that from the Supreme Court to local municipalities, the courts are essential    to our democracy. The selection process that keeps Missouri judges fair and impartial is under attack by our Governor and Legislature. Don’t miss this fascinating, interactive look into how the judicial process impacts our world. And learn steps you can take to keep the selection of judges fair and unbiased.

 

Presentation by:  National Council of Jewish Women

When: Friday, October 20, 2017    *   12:00pm- 1:30pm

Where: The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park

 

Lunch Buffet available for $12

Free CEH’s for Social Work Available

RSVP to Christine Woody at Christine@empowermissouri.org

 

 

 

St. Louis Chapter Forum: Importance of Budgets to Policy Advocacy

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Empower Missouri St. Louis Chapter Friday Forum

Budgets: Making of a Moral Document

And Why it Matters to Us!

Panelists:

Brian Schmidt: MO Children’s Leadership Council

Tom Kruckmeyer: Missouri Budget Project

Representative Deb Lavender

When:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 from 12:00-1:30pm

Where:

The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park, 5163 Clayton Ave.

 

CEH’s available for Social Workers      *     Lunch Buffet Available for $12

 

RSVP to Christine@empowermissouri.org

February 17th St. Louis Chapter Forum

Great Expectations: New Year, New Players

What to expect in the 2017 Missouri Legislative Session

Friday, February 17, 2017 from 12:00p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Highlands Golf Course at 5163 Clayton Avenue in Forest Park

Panelists:

Mike Sutherland: Missouri Budget Project

Frank Flotron: Flotron & MacIntosh

Sara Topp: Missouri Community Action Agency

 

The Forum is Free

There is an optional Buffet Lunch available for $12

CEU’s available for Social Workers

STL January 20th Forum– WHAT is TIF?

St. Louis Chapter Friday Forum

WHAT is TIF?: The Good, The Bad and The In-Between

Panelists:  Molly Metzger: Washington University and Todd Swanstrom: University of Missouri- St. Louis

WHEN: Friday, January 20th from 12-1:30pm

WHERE: The Highlands Golf Course- Inside Forest Park

Lunch available for $12 and CEU’s available for social workers

RSVP- Christine Woody Christine@Empowermissouri.org

STL Chapter Forum- November 18

Empower Missouri – St. Louis Chapter

November Friday Forum

Homelessness in the St. Louis Region

Friday, November 18 from 12- 1:30pm

At The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park

PANELISTS:

Michael John Voss- Arch City Defenders

Laurie Phillips- St. Patrick Center

Eddie Roth- St. Louis City Human Services Dept.

Lunch available for $12     *    CEU’s available for Social Workers

 

RSVP to Christine Woody at Christine@empowermissouri.org

 

St. Louis Forum on the Ballot Initiatives

 

Empower Missouri- St. Louis Chapter

FREE FRIDAY FORUM

Before November: The Ballot Initiatives Explained

When: Friday, October 21, 2016 from 12:00pm- 1:30pm

Where: The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park at 5163

Who: Linda Rallo, Amendment 3

Brad Ketcher, Amendment 3

Jeanette Mott Oxford, Amendment 2 and 6

Rachel Mynear, Seniors Count

CEU’s Available for Social Workers

Lunch Buffet available for $12.

RSVP to Christine Woody- Christine@empowermissouri.org

JOIN US- STL Chapter Forum- August 19th

Building the Trauma-Informed Movement: What Justice Advocates Can Do?**

Come and Learn what the Trauma Informed Care Movement is and how Social Justice Advocates can be involved and use it during our advocacy efforts!

To learn more about Trauma Informed Care and how stress affects us all, you may wish to review this article by Nancy Cambria before attending the forum: The Crisis Within: How Toxic Stress and Trauma Endanger Our Children

When:

        Friday, August 19, 2016 from 12:00pm- 1:30pm

Where:

        The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park, 5163 Clayton Ave.

Panelists:

Nancy Spargo, St. Louis Center for Family Development

Nancy Cambria, St. Louis Post Dispatch

Emily Luft, Alive and Well STL

Continuing education credits are available

A lunch buffet is also available for $12

RSVP to Christine Woody- Christine@empowermissouri.org

 

** This is a great introduction to what the focus of the Empower Missouri Annual  Conference will be on October 6-7 in Kansas City. For more information on the conference visit  HERE

St. Louis Chapter Forum: The Earnings Tax: Its Past, Present and Future

Join the St. Louis Chapter of Empower Missouri for its FREE FRIDAY FORUM

The City Earnings Tax: Its Past, Present and Future

March 18, 2016 from 12-1:30pm

At the Highlands Golf Course Inside Forest Park

Panelists:

Cara Spencer: St. Louis Board of Alderman

Bob Cropf: Professor, St. Louis University

Demetris “Al” Alfred: IAFF Local 73 (INVITED)

 

Free Continuing Education Credits available for Licensed Social Workers

Lunch Buffet Available for $12

RSVP to Christine Woody Christine@empowermissouri.org or 573-690-7662

St. Louis Chapter Forum: 21st Century Family Paid Leave

Join the St. Louis Chapter of Empower Missouri for its Friday Forum

 

Supporting Families: A 21st Century Family Paid Leave

 

** Come and Learn what a REAL Family Leave Act could look like in the State of Missouri

And how it will affect your family and your client’s families

 

Friday, February 19, 2016 from 12:00- 1:30pm

At the Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park

 

PANELISTS:

Senator Jill Schupp– Missouri State Senate

Cara Spencer– St. Louis Board of Alderman 

Alison Dreith–  Executive Director, NARAL

 

Lunch available for $12

CEU’s available for Social Workers

 

RSVP to Christine Woody Christine@empowermissouri.org or 573-690-7662