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Weaving a tapestry of support for families: Connecting the mosaic of services

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Metro Association of Family Resource Programs (MAFRP) presents a professional development opportunity for anyone working with children/youth and families.

Location

Radisson Plaza Hotel Admiral
249 Queens Quay West at Robertson Cr.
Toronto
Canada

We live in a vibrant city that values families and children. Within our communities we support families on many different levels and through a variety of disciplines. This is an opportunity for ALL involved in family
support, early childhood development and care, and other related sectors to weave both our needs and resources into the larger tapestry of community services.

Conference highlights include:

- Canadian author and journalist Linda McQuaig
- Workshops exploring broader issues such as social inclusion, parent advocacy and the affect of public policy on poverty and health
- Facilitators such as: Dr. Susan Bradley, University of Toronto; Dr. Dennis Raphael, York University; Sharron Richards, CAST; Renae Addis, RBC Royal Bank; Amanuel Melles, Family Services Association

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AGENDA
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NOVEMBER 13, 2003

8:30 a.m. Registration/coffee and muffins

9:00 a.m. Welcome
Keynote Speaker: Janet Gonzalez-Mena
Celebrating Families – Honouring Diversity

10:30 a.m. Skill development workshops - download brochure; see link below

12:30 p.m. Lunch Included

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Skill development workshops - download brochure; see link below

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. "Connecting the mosaic of wine and cheese reception (Opportunity to meet with Janet Gonzalez-Mena)

NOVEMBER 14, 2003

8:30 a.m. Coffee/muffins

9:00 a.m. Welcome and entertainment
Keynote Speaker: Linda McQuaig
"Greed, Lust and the New Capitalism: The Impact on our Families and Communities"

10:30 a.m. Skill development workshops - download brochure; see link below

12:30 p.m. Lunch Included

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Skill development workshops - download brochure; see link below

Contact name: 
Metro Association of Family Resource Programs
Contact phone: 
416-463-7974
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