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SUCCESSforlife.

A Call for Leadership Collaboration to Build and Maintain a Comprehensive,Unified System of Health, Social, and Educational Services for Oklahoma Children and youth…within their community.

SUCCESSforlife Symposium

February 21st, 9:30-3:30pm

Samis Education Center, at Children's Hospital, OUHSC campus.

Dear Friends,

We would like to sincerely thank you for your past support and partnership as we strive collectively to build an inclusive comprehensive network of services for Oklahoma children with disabilities. Our 2014 SUCCESSforlife Symposium is scheduled for February 21st, 9:30-3:30pm at the Samis Education Center, at Children's Hospital, OUHSC campus. The day is purpose driven but exciting as we launch and showcase groundbreaking initiatives new to sooner SUCCESS while highlighting the achievements of our partnerships throughout the state. This will be an exciting day for Oklahoma children and their families facing challenges of disabilities and chronic health conditions as well as community partnerships working together to meet their unique needs. Our morning will be packed with amazing guest speakersand even include a surprise performance from some very talented youth!

Also in collaboration with the Oklahoma Center of Non-Profits we are excited to offer again, afternoon breakout sessions focused on community mobilization in creating an inclusive comprehensive system of services for Oklahoma Children. Breakout sessions include but not limited to, IMPaCT certification, social media etiquette, marketing community initiatives, 501c3 & board management, and grant writing.

Geared towards local community leaders, this event is free and open to the public. Because attendance is limited weencourage youto register as soon as possible. Attendees for example, may be individuals involved in a Sooner SUCCESS, Systems of Care, OCCY, Turning Point, Home Visitation or IMPaCT certified coalition. They may come from both the public or private sector, chamber of commerce or local government, non-profit leadership or may be advocates for families or children facing the challenges of disability, including children in care.Participants may alsoinclude graduates of or participating in leadership programs such as Partners in Policymaking or Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND). We are seeking a balance of individuals to represent all three quadrants of pediatric care -social, educational, and medical, from every county in the state and are seeking your suggestions and involvement.Those of you who have already been formally designated as delicate on behalf of your organizationplease go ahead and register, our reservations are being held.

We appreciate as always your enormous support and are delighted to have you share in Oklahoma's collective and inclusive mission of providing the very best for our children.

We hopeto see you on February 21st!

Jennifer ShawLockhart

Sooner SUCCESS, State Director

Building-Supporting-Serving INCLUSIVE Communities for Oklahoma Children.

Register below:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-successforlife-symposium-tickets-10157678891

“The Mission of Sooner SUCCESS is to advance a comprehensive, unified system of health, social and educational services for children and youth with special needs …within their community”

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The directory has thousands of agencies, organizations and programs throughout the state, and can help people find the services they need in their area. In addition the directory has listings of national organizations and agencies as well as local support groups and parent-to-parent support.

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“Sooner Success has been instrumental in helping many Oklahoma families and children reach their full potential, there are many wonderful public, private and non-profit resources already available in the community, but in many cases, people don’t know how to find them. Sooner Success helps bridge the gap and lead families to healthier, more productive lives.” - Governor Mary Fallin

 

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SUCCESSforlife.

A Call for Leadership Collaboration to Build and Maintain a Comprehensive,Unified System of Health, Social, and Educational Services for Oklahoma Children and youth…within their community.

 

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