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We bring together women from all kinds of careers. To network. To share ideas and contacts. To build the leadership and management skills we can grow on.


COST:
$20 Members with pre-registration/Non-Members $22.
Walk-in cost $22 Members/Non-Members $27.

Pay by credit card (Click here to pay by Credit Card) or pay by cash or check payable to BPW/AZ and pay at the luncheon.

Multiple lunch entrees available


LOCATION:
The Bluewater Grill (formerly Fish Market), 1720 East Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ
(East of 16th Street, North side of Camelback)

RESERVATIONS:

Email Judy Mechura, jdmech5@msn.com or call 480-325-2420 before 9:30 on the day of the meeting to be counted as pre-registered, but RSVP's before Noon on the prior day are appreciated so we can give the restaurant a close count for setting up the room.

For more information: Kim Yeatts, BPW/AZ Networking Chair kim@saviorhealthcare.com

Lunch and Learn BPW/AZ Network Lunch and Learn

Friday February 9th, 2018

PRESENTER: ORALIA GRACIA-ALINEA, LMSW

TOPIC: Kinship, Taking Care of Relative/Related Children

This presentation will provide those who attend with the definition of Kinship care, reasons for  care, types of placements, relational and emotional dynamics these families experience, and a better understanding of the barriers that can impede placing youth with their kin.

Bio For Oralia Gracia-Alinea, LMSW
 
Oralia is the Family Engagement Liaison at Casey Family Programs where she implements supports and tools to expedite permanency by conducting family finding and engaging family to promote permanent connections with the ultimate goal of achieving legal and relational permanency for youth.  She is also a Kinship Care Expert offering support and resources to kinship caregivers. As a grandparent who raised a grandchild for 13 years, Oralia has a passion to network, educate, and share her experiences with other grandparents and kinship families raising relative children. By navigating many agency systems, she has helped many kinship families obtain medical, educational, safety, financial and behavioral health services. 

WHEN: February 9, 2018, Registration & Networking 11:30 -Noon, Lunch & Speaker Noon - 1:00 pm


WHERE: The Bluewater Grill - 1720 E Camelback, Phoenix, AZ
 

COST: $20 Members with pre-registration/Non-Members $22 . Walk-in cost $22 Members/Non-Members $27.

To pay by credit card go to our website @ www.bpwaz.org. Pay at the meeting-cash or check only - payable to BPW/AZ.
RESERVATIONS: Email Judy Mechura at jdmech5@msn.com or call 480-325-2420 before 9:30 on the day of the meeting to be counted as pre-registered, but RSVP's before Noon on February 8th are appreciated so we can give the restaurant a close count for setting up the room.
 

MORE INFO: Kim Yeatts, BPW/AZ Networking Chair,