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First Baptist Georgetown
1333 W University Ave
Georgetown, TX 78628

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Keynote Speaker
Friday Evening

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Dr. Clarence Hill Jr. is the founder and lead visionary for the Stronger Together Movement and the Senior Pastor of Antioch Community Church in Norman, Oklahoma. Specializing in social issues and areas of conflict, Dr. Hill has a passion for helping families. He facilitates strategic city collaboratives, conferences, and campaigns. He speaks across the country on the topic of city transformation, racial harmony, leadership, and compassion.

 

On Friday evening, Dr. Clarence Hill, along with his wife, Alicia, presented to us "In the Dream Clock."

"We created In the Dream Clock journey so that individuals, families, organizations, schools, and faith communities could begin to discover how they can personally contribute to creating spaces where different ethnic groups can walk together and grow in understanding of one another." - Dr. Clarence Hill

Learn more from this video from Dr. Hill.  

 

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Keynote Speaker
Saturday

Rosaria Butterfield (PhD, Ohio State University) is an author, speaker, pastor’s wife, homeschool mom, and former professor of English and women’s studies at Syracuse University. She is the author of The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert; Openness Unhindered; and The Gospel Comes with a House Key.

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Breakouts

Breakout Speaker Gina Gonsoulin

Gina Gonsoulin
Shifting Our Mindset: Keeping Families Together

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Lisa Ho
Single and Parenting: Building a Strong Support System

Jacob Huerca

Jacob Huereca
Avoiding the Power Struggle: Parenting Teens

Tanya Rollins

Tanya Rollins, MSW
Disproportionality in The Texas Foster Care System

Krista Ruff

Krista Ruff, LMSW
Saying Yes: Taking My Next Right Step

Room #310

Patty Madden
Saying Yes: Taking My Next Right Step

Colleen Benefield

Colleen Benefield
Navigating a Kinship Placement

Amber Chessar

Amber Chesser, MS LPC, NCC
Remaining Hopeful In The Grief

Janice Reyes

Janice Reyes
Parenting Toward Resilience: A TBRI Overview

Dr. Michelle Reyes

Dr. Michelle Reyes
Multiracial Hospitality: 3 Small Steps to Fostering Cultures of Welcome

Judge Ryan Larson

Judge Ryan Larson
In the Courts: Navigating the Foster Care System

Julie Clarke

Julie Clarke
Adoptee Voices Panel

Anna Valdez

Anna Valdez
The Science of Hope

June Waters

June Waters
Adoptee Voices Panel

Pastor Danny Cook

Pastor Danny Cook
The Joy of Adoption

Room #303

Ashlee Carroll
Are My Kids at Home Ready for This?

Judge Aurora Martinez Jones

Judge Aurora Martinez Jones
Stories from the Bench: Advice for Parents and Advocates

Former Foster Youth & Teen Panel
- Continuing The Discussion -
Avoiding the Power Struggle: Parenting Teens

Jordan Hope Vera

Moderator: Jordan Hope Vera
FFY Teen Panel

Mark Acosta

Speaker: Mark Acosta
FFY Teen Panel

Lee Vann

Speaker: Lee Vann
FFY Teen Panel

Sharifa Groenendal

Speaker: Sharifa Groenendal
FFY Teen Panel

Video Viewing
Nick and Whitney Runyon

"Take a Chance on Me"

Take A Chance On Me