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Public Event

Early Childhood (Virtual) Coffee & Conversation

Vaccine Hesitancy: A Conversation for Early Education Leaders, Providers, Funders and Community Members


March 12, 2021

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM




Join us for a conversation for early education leaders with grassroots leaders, health care providers and child care directors, as we explore vaccine hesitancy and what it means for the education community.  We will cover historical and current trends, community resources and how to support those who need more information.

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Elizabeth Pauley, Associate Vice President, Education to Career, The Boston Foundation

Data Presentation
Pratima Patil, Senior Manager, Program and Policy, Boston Opportunity Agenda

Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
Natanja Craig-Oquendo, Executive Director, Boston Women's Fund
Dr. Renee Boynton Jarrett, Founding Director, Vital Village
Donna Warner, Child Care Center Director, Boston Children's Hospital
Josette Williams, Program Manager, Countdown to Kindergarten

For additional information, or to register by phone or email, please contact Michelle Hinkle at: