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2021 Children’s Summit


On March 19, 2021, we held the 14th Annual Santa Clara County Children’s Summit. This virtual event featured keynote speaker Roberto Rivera, youth and young adult spoken word artists, the release of the 2021 SCC Children’s Data Book and the presentation of the Bold Steps for Children Awards to youth and family organizations that have worked to meet the needs of our community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources and videos from the event are attached below. Please feel free to explore!

Young Leader Presentations

Ysenia Sepulveda

National Compadres Network

2020 Finalist for National Youth Poet Laureate

Enlace Chicago OrganizationPoet

Conversations About Data

Judge Leonard Edwards (ret.)
Co-Chair, Children’s Agenda Network

Dr. Mary Ann Dewan
County Superintendent of Schools, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Co-Chair, Children’s Network

Dr. Fernando Mendoza
Stanford Children’s Health (ret.)
Co-Chair, Children’s Agenda Network

Keynote Address
Words From Elected Officials
Sen Cortese Kids in Common

Sen Cortese Kids in Common

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