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2022 Children’s Virtual Summit

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You will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once. But don't underestimate the importance you can have, because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. - Michelle Obama

275 people attended some portion of the Children’s Summit on March 18th!  If you were not able to attend or want to watch portions of it again, please see the videos below:


2022 Bold Steps for Children Award

Juvenile Justice Gender Responsive Task Force

Overview of the Children’s Agenda

Children’s Agenda Co-Chairs: Judge Len Edwards, Dr. Fernando Mendoza, Dr. Mary Ann Dewan


Kanyon Sayers-Roods

A Candid Conversation with Liberatory Young Leaders

Hiba Arafeh, Sofia Jacquez, Carlos Pacheco Miranda, Angelina Sanchez, Maria Vans

The Beat Within

Sarah Cummings, David Inocencio, Omar Turcios

To receive a copy of The Beat Within contact David Inocencio at:
To Learn more about volunteering for The Beat Within contact: Lisa Lavaysse

Panel: Resilient Students, Resilient Schools, Resilient Communities

Facilitated by Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mary Ann Dewan.  

Panelists: vicki abadesco! From Infinite Possibilities; Dr. Angela Birts from Birts Equity and Inclusion Solutions and Franklin McKinley Superintendent Juan Cruz.

Closing Insights

Dr. Rocio Luna, Santa Clara County Deputy County Executive with SCC Children’s Agenda Co-Chairs:  Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, Dr. Fernando Mendoza and Judge Len Edwards

Many thanks to those who helped make the 15th Annual Children’s Summit a success including speakers, behind the scenes folks (Family Engagement Institute at Foothill College), awardees and attendees.  Special thanks to SCCOE for their support of the development and printing of the 2022 Data Book (and to Mike Bromberg who designed this and past year’s data books.)


Financial Supporters and Sponsors of the Children's Summit and Kids in Common:​

  • Applied Materials Foundation

  • Applied Survey Research  

  • Lori Burns

  • Julie Cates

  • Ellyn Corey & Tom Sartor

  • Mary Ann Dewan, PhD

  • Educare California at Silicon Valley

  • Judge Len Edwards

  • Excite Credit Union

  • FIRST 5 Santa Clara County

  • Foothill College Family Engagement Institute

  • Grail Family Services

  • Healthier Kids Foundation 

  • Kaiser Permanente

  • Mary Patterson, MHUSD Trustee

  • Pacific Clinics

  • Pivotal

  • Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

  • Santa Clara County Family Health Plan

  • Santa Clara County Office of Education

  • Santa Clara County Social Services Agency

  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

  • Stanford Children's Health/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

  • United Way Bay Area

  • Jamie and Joe Wang          

And the other generous donors and supporters of Kids in Common!

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