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Lake Morey Resort

1 Clubhouse Road

Fairlee, VT 05045

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Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity’s

Poverty & Opportunity Training Forum: Courage and Commitment

Early registration is open by invitation for organizations that receive funding from the Office of Economic Opportunity. Please download a copy of the workshop descriptions and select three workshops. General registration will open on 3/12/18.

7:30 - 8:15 Early Bird Workshop: Walking Meditation Practice. Please pre-register. Meet in the lobby.

8:00 - 9:00 Check-in and light breakfast in the lobby.

9:00 - 10:15 Opening Remarks and Keynote in Terrace Ballroom.

10:30 - 11:45 Workshop Sessions. Please pre-register.

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch in the Terrace Ballroom.

1:00 - 2:15 Workshop Sessions. Please pre-register.

2:30 - 3:45 Workshop Sessions. Please pre-register.

3:45 Reflections in the Lobby.

4:00 Adjourn.


Keynote:

Why We LIFT: The Urgency of Now with Keynote speaker Kirsten Lodal, CEO, and Co-Founder of LIFT. LIFT empowers families to break the cycle of poverty by helping parents and caregivers navigate their way through tough times as they work to strengthen economic foundations for themselves and their families. LIFT has created positive outcomes for more than 100,000 families and established itself as a national model for more effective and human-centered social services.



Workshops:

  • Community engagement & working with faith communities
  • Behavioral science
  • Cultural responsiveness
  • Trauma-informed practices
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Reframing aging and Vermont’s older workers
  • Supporting goal achievement
  • Financial capability
  • And more…




Authorization to Reproduce Physical Likeness and Release

I hereby agree to the State Vermont's Office Economic Opportunity of reproducing my image/photo/video remarks for the purpose of video recording reflections and views as a participant of the 5th Annual Poverty and Opportunity Forum. The recording will be shared among attendee and posted on Vermont OEO's website. Please notify event organizers via email if you wish to opt out.




A conference rate of $105 is available to participants who wish to arrive on 4/3/18. Please mention the OEO Poverty and Opportunity Training Forum when reserving your room at Lake Morey.





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