The 100% Summit: A Tale of Two Counties - Bridging the Widening Gaps in Ventura County

posted Jan 17, 2012, 11:41 AM by Unknown user

January 27, 2012

8:30am - 3:00pm

Exactly how wide are the gaps in income, education and living standards in Ventura County?

How can we better leverage our resources in these tough times? 
Join other community leaders to inform your decision-making with the latest information AND to identify common ground and smart strategies with local partners to create real, lasting change.

Speakers include:
  • Maricela Morales of CAUSE with pertinent economic data from the 2010 Census
  • Dr. Jamshid Damooei of CLU on the educational achievement gap and the need to invest in youth
  • Cathy Brudnicki of VCHHC with an update on challenges in the area of housing & homelessness
  • Dr. Jose Alamillo of CSUCI on the worsening struggles of working poor   
  • Plus "Stories from the Field"
Equally important will be opportunities for facilitated conversations with other leaders to explore creative solutions to building resilient communities.