Open Meeting: April 27, 2017

The Impact of Migration on Family Structure and Functioning

1:15-2:45PM, Thursday,April 27 – Click through for speaker information.

Hardin Room (11th Floor), Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

Additionally, at the beginning of the program we will hold our elections, To vote you need to be a paid member. You can pay for your $25 membership dues via Paypal here. Only one member per NGO can vote.

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Open Meeting: February 23, 2017

The Importance of Fathers in the Family

 

 

1:15-2:45PM, Thursday, February 23

Hardin Room (11th Floor), Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

 

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Dr. Anderson J. Franklin, Professor of Psychology and Education, Boston College, author of “From Brotherhood to Manhood” will speak on:

“Family and Fatherhood: Global Challenges and Need for Intervention Strategies”

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Robert Moore, Director of Seedco’s programs, “Strong Fathers, Stronger Families”, “Work and Family Supports” and “Workforce” will speak on:

“Strong Fathers, Stronger Families: Finding Simplicity in Complexity”Hand in Hand: Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Their Child’s Education

Open Meeting: January 26, 2017

Hand in Hand: Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Their Child’s Education

What role do parents and families play in education? What are the different options available to families? How can we promote collaboration to ensure that all children receive the education they need and deserve, whatever educational choices their families make? Please join us for presentations and discussion on these important issues.

1:15-2:45PM, Thursday, January 26

Boss Room, Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

MICHAEL DONNELLY

Director of Global Outreach & Attorney, Home School Legal Defense Association

FRANCES FROST (invited)

Family Ambassador for Education, U.S. Department of Education

Additional Speakers to be confirmed.

Open Meeting: Dec. 15, 2016

The NGO Committee on the Family will provide an opportunity for cultural exchange and community experience discussing family and culture in a holiday context. Committee members will be bringing holiday refreshments from their family and cultural traditions, and invitees who would like to do the same are invited to bring a treat to share as well.

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Also Renate Kaczmarska, UN Focal Point on the Family, DESA, will open up discussion on ideas for the International Day of Families 2017. Please share your thoughts for this important event promoting the family in 2017.

Thursday, Dec. 15 from 1:15 to 2:45
Salvation Army Justice Center
221 E. 52nd St. by 3rd Ave.

 

Open Meeting: Nov. 17, 2017

“Pornography: The Silent Family Killer”

 

Dr. Nanci Coppola, D.P.M., M.S., Chief Executive Office of Program Reach, federally funded Adolescent Health Education and Character Development Initiatives. Coppola combines her medial training with an extensive background in teaching and curriculum development.

 

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November 17, 2016
1:15 to 2:45
Bahai Center, 866 UN Plaza, first floor
48th St. and 1st ave.

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Open Meeting: October 27, 2016

“Strengthening the well-being of children: A culturally competent perspective.”

Joyce A. Thomas, Regional Administrator,
U.S Department of health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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October 27, 2016
1:15 to 2:45
Bahai Center, 866 UN Plaza, first floor
48th St. and 1st ave.

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