Pre-conference session in St. Louis Park

People from across the globe had the chance to learn about how a community can stay attentive to the healthy development of young people during a pre-conference session held at St. Louis Park City Hall. The session’s focus was the creation of the Asset Champions Network.

Pictured here: Mitch Claybourn, City of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Joan Bickwheat and Debra Tandoi, Monroe County, NY, Lori Matos and Amanda White, Glasgow, KY and Injie Swailam, Cairo, Egypt, spent the day with Nancy Tellett-Royce, Search Institute and Karen Atkinson, Children First.
Thanks to those involved in Children First who shared their expertise during the pre-conference session: Co-chairs John Luse (St. Louis Park Police Department) and Michael (St. Louis Park High School), Tom Harmening (City of St. Louis Park), Debra Bowers (St. Louis Park Schools), Mayor Jeff Jacobs, Mick Johnson (Park Nicollet Foundation), Marjie Brodersen (Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Shannon Simper-McCartney, (Melrose Institute/Eating Disorders Institute), Linda Saveraid (St. Louis Park Community Education) and Bob Ramsey (Nurturing Our Retired Citizens-NORC).