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10th Annual Symposium on Poverty & Economic Security and Advocacy Day

New York State Community Action Association

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Agenda

BONUS!
1st 100 registrants receive a copy of our Keynote Speaker Luke Shaefer's book
$2.00 a Day - Living on Almost Nothing in America

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The New York State Community Action Association is holding its 10th Annual Symposium on Poverty & Economic Security and Advocacy Day in Albany, NY on Tuesday, March 8th and Wednesday, March 9th.

Tuesday, March 8

Keynote Speaker
Luke Shaefer, Associate Professor of Social Work & Public Policy, University of Michigan School of Social Work

Partner Spotlight
Fiscal Policy Institute

Panel I: Assets & Policy

  • Kristin Brown Lilley, Empire Justice Center (Facilitator)
  • Ron Deutsch, Fiscal Policy Institute
  • Bill Vogt, Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.
  • Saima Akhtar, Empire Justice Center

Partner Spotlight
Empire Justice Center

Partner Spotlight
Hunger Solutions NY

Panel II: ABAWDS & SNAP

  • Sherry Tomaksy, Hunger Solutions (Facilitator)
  • Dawn Secor, Hunger Solutions NY
  • Christina Ehlers, Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc.
  • John James, Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

Partner Spotlight
Schuyler Center for Advocacy and Analysis

Panel III: Child Care

  • Bob Frawley, NYS Early Childhood Care Advisory Council (Facilitator)
  • Janice Molnar, NYS Office of Children & Family Services
  • Cathy Brodeur, Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County, Inc.
  • Susan Antos, Empire Justice Center

Legislative Reception (Tuesday evening)

Wednesday, March 9

Advocacy Day – Visits with Legislators

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