By: Staff Report
Young Urban Moms (YUM) is proud to announce our first-ever, groundbreaking conference for Young Moms in New York City on Saturday, September 8th from 1:00-5:00pm. Please join us in welcoming our team of speakers, panel experts and most importantly, community friends.
On-site babysitting available for families, courtesy of the organization, Kid’s Night Out, Parent’s Night Off, (PNO-KNO). Translators for our Spanish-speaking families will also be on deck.
Saturday, September 8th
Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center
3940 Broadway New York, NY 10032
1:00 – 1:15pm: Welcome from Co-Founders, Carolina Pichardo + Mary Targia
1:15 – 1:45pm: Eileen Fuentes + Wellness/The SPEACH
1:45 – 2:30pm: Finding Quality Child Care in NYC – Committee of Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF)*
2:30 – 3:00pm: KEYNOTE: Gloria Feldt, Author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power*
3:00 – 3:15pm: Networking Break / Gloria Feldt Book Signing, Sponsored by APT78 + Darling Cafe
3:15 – 3:45pm: Common Core State Standards – Tips to Help You & Your Children – CHCF*
3:15 – 3:45pm: Education + Empowerment with Geneva Farrow + Riquelmy Sosa
3:45 – 4:30pm: Day’s Breakdown + Goal Planning
4:30 – 5:00pm: Empowerment + Exercise w/ Nancy Bruning
Renee Eva Pena, Education Specialist + Founder of The Kid Maven
Word Up Books, Community Book Shop
The Committee of Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF)
Beverly Solow, Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) – Available from 1:15pm-1:45pm to answer questions and discuss breastfeeding best practices.