2021 NH Summit on Systemic Inclusion

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The NH Bankers Association, NH Municipal Association, Economic Vitality NH, and our other partners join NCDE in inviting you!

 Annual New Hampshire Summit on Systemic Inclusion

October 13-15, 2021
Virtual Sessions

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Free registration provides access to all sessions & session recordings (thanks to generous summit sponsors)

This will not be a “sit-and-listen” conference but rather an action-oriented conversation leading to tangible gains, moving low-income learners of all ages out of intergenerational poverty. Come join us!

Invitees – State and local leaders from:

  • Banks, credit unions and other Financial institutions
  • Educational systems
  • Foundations
  • Workforce development
  • Organizations representing the underserved and underrepresented

Key Outcomes

  • Celebrate trailblazing progress since last year’s NH summit on systemic (financial, economic, educational, and digital) inclusion
  • Engage in intensive action-planning to collaboratively shape concrete next steps to build more vibrant, inclusive communities
  • Learn about stellar resources for thriving New Hampshire families and communities

Agenda Day One
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
All Times Eastern

8:30-8:55 AM

Opening remarks, “Systemic Inclusion: Building a High-Skill, High-Wage Inclusive Economy”, Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/SUoFxtWu7X-sTx_tEAqSmR98s9Nzs_mGcY75bGSG72W1O1akGuFLmTiWIMwCckRC.MnXzRFBHBfO7LBMW

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9:00-9:40 AM

Keynote address with Q&A, “Aligning Educational and Philanthropic Investments for Economic Opportunity and Vitality”, Kimelyn Harris, senior vice president for environment, social, governance and public policy, Bank of America. Introductory remarks by Kristy Merrill, president, New Hampshire Bankers Association.

Zoom recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/9qDU3QOR45WUF57gX15O8LcrdIMfw6a4EoMLCjB9gi2S4xQvAk-UzdnhqxObB8vQ.0lkwfD-0mmk50pyI

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9:45-10:15 AM

“The Manchester Systemic Inclusion Example”, panel with Q&A, moderated by Bob McLaughlin, NCDE. Panelists include:

Barry Brensinger, coordinator, Manchester Proud
Kathy Cook, Bean Foundation
Dr. Mary Ford, director of educational inclusion, NCDE
James Robbins, senior vice-president, Bangor Savings Bank
Ken Sheldon, New Hampshire president, Bank of America

Zoom recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/9qDU3QOR45WUF57gX15O8LcrdIMfw6a4EoMLCjB9gi2S4xQvAk-UzdnhqxObB8vQ.0lkwfD-0mmk50pyI

Access Passcode: [email protected]!58

10:30-10:50 AM

Key Systemic Inclusion Initiatives in New Hampshire, facilitated by Dr. Paul Resta, board chair, NCDE. Panelists:

Financial Inclusion (Bank On New Hampshire): Bob McLaughlin, NCDE
Economic Inclusion:  Building inclusive career pathways: Mary Ford, NCDE
Educational Inclusion – NH’s proposed new school approval rules: Fred Bramante, executive director, National Center for Competency-Based Learning
Digital Inclusion: Carol Miller, director of broadband Initiatives, NCDE

Zoom recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/csy-zfFev5iU0WJNGteq4gRbkco8JJ0kNtC93EQlzIyaMsvWnq7IhEJifeyraNGn.ZsGYaIkztldys8b4

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11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Building inclusive career pathways for Manchester youths and adults into banking and teaching: Co-facilitated by Amy Allen, assistant superintendent, Manchester School District; David Pease, senior vice president and director of talent, diversity and inclusion, Bangor Savings Bank; and Mary Ford, NCDE; and Chami Akmeemana, CEO, and Adam Lemmon, manager, engineering, Convergence.Tech.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/Lfl_1BZVLfsy7cO4qr7H4vGLyZ0jdXWXtBz4QB752EamfmbFwrjJs6i8hnFYeEfb.OPXSx0Jt4zWPId6n

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1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Bank On New Hampshire: how do we educate our youth to start saving and becoming banked at early age?  Facilitated by Paul McLaughlin, home ownership program director,  NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire; Mary Ford and Robert McLaughlin, NCDE.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/T5kEm66YnvZ5MtpSnLOeaZ3OzIzeR3bZJ0o61HlZsB-_Eul5sslk6hTsu1Huq6na.PvYD2FYsEsE7vUxX

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Agenda Day Two
Thursday, October 14, 2021
All Times Eastern

8:25-8:30 AM

Opening remarks, “Systemic Inclusion: Building a High-Skill, High-Wage Inclusive Economy”, Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/CIM9fs8BCpGErgU-hf8oPx8VFG_owf1qPnRixcqeJqbLaFIe1Nvsf2_SMuM9V50D.pfOuR3AzZy01fDwZ

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8:30-9:15 AM

Opening panel: “Scaling collaborative investments statewide to lift low-income learners out of poverty – fostering alignment of education, CRA and philanthropic investments and advocacy”. Moderated by Bob McLaughlin, NCDE. Panelists:

Joseph Doiron, director of workforce development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs

Cary Gladstone, senior director, asset building strategies, Granite United Way
Talmira Hill, strategic advisor, NH Funders Forum

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/CIM9fs8BCpGErgU-hf8oPx8VFG_owf1qPnRixcqeJqbLaFIe1Nvsf2_SMuM9V50D.pfOuR3AzZy01fDwZ

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9:30-11:00 AM

Building inclusive career pathways for low-income youths and adults: how might we best support community-wide collaboration among career pathways efforts? Facilitated by Dina Karlon,education and credential specialist, Southern NH Services at DHHS NH Employment Program, Ally Joseph, executive director, My Turn; Mary Ford, NCDE; and Chami Akmeemana, CEO, and Adam Lemmon, manager, engineering, Convergence.Tech.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/JTiGEeEYmizlXnhSL3Nv2EVhSSt44d_C8Z4CvyyrkQjcwZtT86jOuKvHucE5DUsG.6pL7VJ9x6aB1jNSz

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11:05 AM-12:35 PM

Building the Bank On New Hampshire Coalition:  what are best next steps to further develop the new Bank On New Hampshire initiative?  Facilitated by Cary Gladstone, senior director, asset building strategies, Granite United Way; and Bob McLaughlin, NCDE.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/MBtt8_9CgqW96Ye5t4i_T3_fHwlJsIFqec3iJesI-oqbGcnpxbbl9V5m6VdrFOcO.CrU5TYTOagHocM0k

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1:00-3:00 PM

Affordable Broadband Statewide:  Advising efforts to spur broadband investment for affordable access in underserved. Co-facilitated by Margaret Byrnes, executive director, NH Municipal Association, Leo Dwyer, NH Broadband LLC, and Carol Miller, director of broadband Initiatives, NCDE.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/LpA-E6omgIM_N-A5OUE6h3LArZACRfePDX8C3SdcMWXmqTX_UAJcmxUh8GKczyju.f0kHLJLxd3sWx41E

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Agenda Day Three
Friday, October 15, 2021
All Times Eastern

9:20-9:30 AM

Tools for Competency-Based Education: Opening remarks by Amy Passow, lead, infrastructure transformation for education, CDWG, introduced by Robert McLaughlin, NCDE.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/AwiWVL9o2_QsHKfDgF8JvhH9zYZiztPkzxfJxpykFNCMSdCrXZ2EVwRmn0c4kBcU.heiqjLGhn32KnHnn

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9:30-11:00 AM

Education-Driven Economic Development (ED2): A New Vision for New Hampshire’s High Schools.  Initial briefing by Tom Raffio, president and chief executive officer, Northeast Delta Dental, and chair, New Hampshire Coalition for Business and Education.  Discussion facilitated by Fred Bramante, executive director, National Center for Competency-Based Learning.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/AwiWVL9o2_QsHKfDgF8JvhH9zYZiztPkzxfJxpykFNCMSdCrXZ2EVwRmn0c4kBcU.heiqjLGhn32KnHnn

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11:05 AM – 12:35 PM

Fostering financial and digital inclusion:  bundling new and refurbished computers with Bank On accounts and financial literacy for NH’s low-income learners of all ages. Facilitated by Ashley Segers, business development leader, PlanITROI; and Bob McLaughlin, NCDE.

Partial Recording: ***Note: We will re-record this session and post new recording

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/VJNV7MUD-AQYEq8trlywIQEHJg0LGls158-b9NyzhbAvSRjcBNY1yjIVb1b6HQoK.59Sp4SdwtYvEy0kx

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1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Education-Driven Economic Development (ED2): Building an Education-Driven Economic Development System. Initial briefing by Matt Guruge, chief executive officer of Awato; and Fred Bramante, executive director, National Center for Competency-Based Learning.

Zoom Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/7UxtgD6J8ySoFIBA9TlV6gVMuxK-V2qfOOorpfYGkO7mUvBfZFPGzSmttIsMz6Ww.-Iyjltp4hPG8Xlo0

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Summit Partners

Awato
Bangor Savings Bank
Bank of America
CDWG
Citizen’s Bank
Economic Vitality New Hampshire
Endowment for Health
L. Hill Group
MERLOT
My Turn
NAACP Manchester
National Coalition for Competency-Based Learning
New Hampshire Bankers Association
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
New Hampshire Electric Co-op
New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership
New Hampshire Municipal Association
New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative
New Hampshire Small Business Development Center
New Hampshire Society for Technology Education
NH Broadband LLC
PlanITROI
People’s United Bank
Service Credit Union
Skills Commons
University of New Hampshire