Vital Village is a network of residents and organizations committed to maximizing child, family, and community well-being. Vital Village is based at Boston Medical Center.

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Summit Agenda



8:30 - 9:30AM

9:45 - 11:00AM

11:00 - 11:15AM

11:15 - 12:15PM

11:30 - 1:30PM

12:15 - 1:15PM

1:15 - 2:30PM

2:40 - 3:00PM

Registration Opens

MarketPlace Opens

A space for organizations, vendors, and community members to share resources, information and materials. Open all day to foster deeper connections.

Welcome & Opening 

Keynote: Dr. Myra Jones-Taylor, Chief Policy Officer, ZERO TO THREE 

(Spanish interpretation)

Concurrent Session Block A*


  • Getting the Policy Agenda Adopted

  • Equity in Education

  • Coalition Building (Spanish interpretation)



  • Human-Centered Design - Part 1

  • Building Beloved Community - Part 1

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Concurrent Session Block B*


  • Social Enterprise & Entrepreneurship (Spanish interpretation)

  • Trauma-Informed Transformation



  • Human-Centered Design - Part 2

  • Building Beloved Community - Part 2

  • Innovation Pitch

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E-Poster Session

Learn about data stories on child wellbeing and equity from across the country in interactive poster sessions.

  • Part 1: 11:30-12:30PM - Meet the presenters from 12:15-12:30

  • Part 2: 12:30-1:30PM- Meet the presenters from 1:15-1:30


Keynote: Héctor Sánchez-Flores, Executive Director, National Compadres Network

(Spanish interpretation)

Concurrent Session Block C*


  • Data-Driven Decision Making

  • Community-Centered Engagement (Spanish interpretation)



  • Building your Brand Strategy

  • Pre-Father Care: Prenatal Care for Fathers

  • Innovation Pitch (continued)


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Closing Remarks (Spanish interpretation)

*Please note that session titles and schedule may shift.

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