#JLOCommunitySummit is Feb. 25, 2017
Registration Now Open
The fifth annual Junior League of Olympia Community Summit on Resilient Children, Resilient Communities is a FREE one-day workshop for parents, educators, community members and anyone interested in the future of our children and community.
The event will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 25, 2017, at the South Sound Community College- Lacey Event Center.
The focus will be on Parenting in Today's Modern World. We'll have speakers discussing challenges facing children in our society today.
We are pleased to announce our schedule for Community Summit 2017:
8-9 a.m.: Registration
9-10:30 a.m.: Keynote Speech, Q&A and Community Conversation with Emily McMason, parenting coach and blogger at Evolving Parents.
10:45-11:30 a.m.: Breakout Session A
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Breakout Session B
12:30-2 p.m.: Lunch, Panel on Community Engagement and Community Conversation
The 2017 Community Summit breakout sessions will focus on the following topics:
- Non-traditional parenting (co-parenting, single parenting, kinship parenting)
- How to manage stress at home
- Transitioning into the teen years
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for the latest information on speakers!
A resource fair with several local organizations will be present for participants to learn of different opportunities and resources for both children and families. If you are a member of an organization who is interested in being a part of our resource fair, please email us at email@example.com.
Lunch will be provided and FREE childcare is available on first-come, first-served basis.
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for the latest information on speakers and registration and tag us at #JLOCommunitySummit.
Check out our Workshops
Many thanks to our sponsors
Resources on Site
South Sound Reading Foundation
WA Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs
United Way of Thurston County
Family Education and Support Services
Family Support Center of South Sound
Providence Sexual Assault and Child Maltreatment Clinic
Thurston Economic Development Council
JLO New Members Info/Gala
Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County
Thurston County Sheriff: Iris Scans
Thurston County Coalition Against Trafficking
CHOICE-Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD)
CHOICE-Regional Health Network
DOH-Office of Healthy Communities: Healthy Starts and Transitions
Family Alliance for Mental Health
Hands of Children's Museum
Crime Victims Advocacy Center
Child Care Action Council (CCAC)
TC Public Health and Social Services: Healthy Homes Program
Timberland Regional Library
Community Action Council
Kayleigh Stefanko Photography