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2006 Annual DMC resource center & minority youth and families initiative conference

"Investing in Iowa's Youth, Investing in Iowa's Future"

CHAPTER 5: EXPLORING LINKAGES; LISTENING TO YOUTH

 

Program

2006 DMC Brochure
[Click here for previous conferences]


EVALUATIONS

Powerpoint Presentations

opportunity

Opportunity at Iowa provided support to this year's conference. OI is an outreach unit of

The University Iowa which serves prospective and current students from under-represented minority groups.

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BORDERS BOOKS HOSTED A BOOK SIGNING WITH DOROTHY ROBERTS Thursday Novermber 30th, following the opening general session. Books include Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare and Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty .

Borders Books is located at 4100 University Ave Ste 115 , West Des Moines , IA .

PICTURES TAKEN DURING 2006 DMC CONFERENCE

Photos taken by Lori Reynolds, 2006 DMC Conference

Des Moines, Iowa November 29 - December 1

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Panel of Karl Dennis, Brad Richardson, Shay Bilchik, Dorothy Roberts and Connie Burgess at the 2006 DMC Conference Opening Session

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Brad Richardson, Karl Dennis, Dorothy Roberts and Pat Parker at the 2006 Pre-Conference meeting.

Shay Bilchik Speaking at the 2006 DMC Conference Opening
Shay Bilchik speaking at the Opening Plenary of the 2006 DMC Conference

DareToDreamYouthPanel

The Dare to Dream youth panel conducts a workshop at the 2006 DMC Resource Center Conference. The 2006 DMC Conference received funding through Opporunity at Iowa to involve youth at this year's 5th Annual DMC Resource Center Conference.

Dare to Dream Youth Panel Presentation December 1, 2006

Dare to Dream Youth Panel Presentation December 1, 2006

Elisa Ewing and Megan Spain Presentation of one of the University of Iowa's Year of Public Engagement Awards

Elisa Ewing and Megan Spain presentation of one of the University of Iowa's Year of Public Engagement Awards

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Oronde Miller (right) prepares to take the podium to address the general audience at the closing session

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Dennette Derezotes and Shay Bilchik at the 2006 Pre-Conference meeting

Richardson opening for Pat Parker at the Pre-Conference Institute

Brad Richardson opens for Pat Parker at the 2006 Pre-Conference Institute which featured Pat Parker and Karl Dennis

Cheryl Faries and Rep. Deborah Berry greet Connie Burgess following opening session

Cheryl Faries and Rep. Deborah Berry greet Connie Burgess following the 2006 DMC Conference opening general sesson

 

Keynote Spearkers Belinda Creighton-Smith and Randy Thomas

Keynote speakers Belinda Creighton-Smith & Randy Thomas

Isiserettes Perform at the 2006 DMC Conference Closing

Isiserettes perform at the 2006 DMC Conference closing

Dennete Derezotes interviews Julia Charles at the 2006 DMC Conference

Dennette Derezotes interviews Julia Charles at the 2006 DMC Conference

Frank LaMere

2006 DMC Conference closing speaker Frank LaMere

Director of the School of Social Work, Ed Saunders

Ed Saunders, Director of the School of Social Work provides the closing for the 2006 DMC Conference

Conference Announcement Page
On November 30th and December 1st, 2006 the DMC Resource Center will hold the 5th ANNUAL DMC RESOURCE CENTER CONFERENCE. "Investing in Iowa's Youth, Investing in Iowa's Future" - at the Downtown Holiday Inn, Des Moines, IA

Registration Form

 

DMC Resource Center PreConference Training Institute with Pat Parker and Karl Dennis

November 29, 2006
Click Here for PreConference Training Institute Flyer

 

Click on the links below for more conference information:
Conference Agenda and Schedule
Speakers and Concurrent Sessions Overview (Workshops at a glance)
Workshop Descriptions and Speaker Biosketches

 

Karl Dennis

Karl Dennis will speak on Wraparound as an approach to reducing racial disparities at the 2006 DMC PreConference Institute and will co-host the opening ceremony.

Connie Burgess

Connie Burgess will speak on the issues of particular relevance to minority girls and the Wraparound approach.

Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Roberts, Law Professor at Northwestern University and author of Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare and Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty

will speak on Thursday morning November 30th.

 

Opening Plenary Speakers - 2004

Opening Plenary 2004

(Terry Cross, Brad Richardson, Pat Parker Shay Bilchik, Heid Hsia)

For more information please contact the

DMC Resource Center Coordinator

Dr. Brad Richardson

phone: 319.335.4924

email: brad-richardson@uiowa.edu

 

The 2006 Siouxland (Woodbury County) DMC Conference:

Changing Our Community, Combining Our Efforts was held June 8, 2006 at Briar Cliff University.

Speakers at Sioux City DMC Conference

Speakers at 2006 Woodbury Co. Conference

Conference Proceedings are available here.

[Click here] for Federal Technical Assistance Report by Randy Thomas [report cover] generated in conjunction with the conference.


The DMC Resource Center Works to Eliminate Disparity

Proceedings of the 4th Annual DMC Resource Center Conference are posted: (click here).

 
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