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Proposed Agenda

December 1, 2016
9:30 a.m. -­ 12:00 p.m.

Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust

100 Empire Drive, St. Paul

9:30 AM         Welcome & Introductions -­‐ Joan Brandt & Molly Kenney, Co-­‐chairs

9:45 AM         2017 Policy & Legislative Positions – Review & Discuss strategies to support


10:05 AM       Advocacy 101 Training: Promote Targeted Home Visiting – Laura L-­‐D

  • Value & importance of contacting legislators

  • Strategies for reaching legislators and other elected officials

  • Constructing an email, letter or beginning a conversation


10:45 AM       Coalition Networking & Cafe

Coalition Collaborators will have an opportunity to learn more about targeted home visiting programs within and across communities. Programs will share their target populations, key outcomes and strategies for hiring quality staff.


11:45 AM       Coalition Updates – Laura L-­‐D

  1. Cindy Toppin’s Retirement

  2. 2017 Quarterly Coalition Meetings

  3. 2017 Committee Meetings (Legislative, Practice Matters and Training)


12:00 PM       Adjourn                                                                              
Complete meeting evaluation


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