Session I – Private / Public Partnerships
Why private/public partnerships? Learn how private/public partnerships can work effectively.
Guest Panelists – Kathy Merchant, president and CEO, Greater Cincinnati Foundation; Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, Commissioner of the New York City Department for the Aging; and Miriam Shark, Associate Director, Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Session II – The Role of Advocacy & Social Marketing
How can advocacy and social marketing advance goals and alter long-standing patterns of civic engagement?
Guest panelists – Mike Howland, president, Southeastern Council of Foundations; Tim Mosher, president and CEO, Kentucky Power; and Stephanie Rubin, senior officer, Pew Center on the States, Pew Charitable Trusts
Session III - Making an Impact
How do you maximize strategic grant making for the greater impact? How can large and small foundations work together?
Guest panelists - Peter F. Bird, Jr., president and CEO, The Frist Foundation; George Espy, president, Ohio Grandmakers; and Leslie Maloney, senior vice president and education program manager, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Sponsor: The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Welcome and Call to Action
Judy Clabes, Chair of the Kentucky Commission on Philanthropy
9:45 am – 10:15 am
Investment in Children, Investment in the Future
Rob Grunewald, Associate Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation
10:15 am – 10:45 am
Overview of Solutions
Advisory Committee Report
Hear the Advisory Committees’ top recommendations to improve the status of Kentucky’s youngest citizens. Laura Douglas, VP of Corporate Responsibility and Community Affairs at E.ON-U.S., will share the Health and Welfare Committee’s recommendations. Billy Harper, CEO of Harper Industries, will share the Early Childhood Education Committee’s recommendations.
Sponsor: Duke Energy
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Forging Partnerships for Kentucky's Children
Hear how the top recommendations are effective, how partnerships can be developed, and how they could be replicated in your community. Recommendations include:
+ Build foundation for healthy lifestyle - Reduce Obesity
+ Connecting with families to provide quality early care - Help Me Grow
+ Ensure access to health care - KCHIP Enrollment Outreach
+ Help moms receive adequate care - CenteringPregnancy®
+ Help moms receive adequate care - Home Visitation
+ Provide quality early care and education - Coordinated Care and Preschool
Early Childhood Education Sponsor: Scripps Howard Foundation
Children's Health and Welfare Sponsor: Kosair Charities
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Lunch: “The Power of Partnerships”
Ben Seigel, Seedco, New York City
Stephanie Rubin is senior officer, Pew Center on the States, Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, D.C.
Miriam Shark is Associate Director of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Plenary Session: Next Steps
What do the next steps look like and how do we get there? What have we learned and how do we assure a brighter future for Kentucky’s children?
Discussion Leader: Bob Babbage, National Managing Partner, Babbage Cofounder, Frankfort, KY
Guest Experts: Diane Baillargeon, Secretary of Health and Human Services Janie Miller, Secretary of Education Helen Mountjoy, Miriam Shark, Stephanie Rubin, Rick Hulefeld, Children’s Inc., Lisa Simpson, Ph.D., Children’s Hospital, Kathy Merchant, Mike Howland, Lacy McNary, Kentucky Youth Advocates, and others.
Sponsor: R. C. Durr Foundation