On March 28, 2017, the Children's Museum of Tacoma invited professional colleagues, parents, educators and others to consider our values and practices regarding childhood in our community. Provocative speaker helped explore concepts, ideas and potential actions in the context of what we want for our youngest citizens.
Master of Ceremonies:
Karen Peterson, Executive Editor, The News Tribune
Gina Lebedeva, What We Know: Relationships Come First
Stephanie Coontz, What We Do: Relationships Rely On Community
Andy Lloyd, Leeds: Valuing Children and Relationships
Speaker's Panel: Andy Lloyd; Ali Modarres, Director of Urban Studies at University of Washington Tacoma; and Marilyn Strickland, Mayor, City of Tacoma.
Welcoming sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Media sponsor: KBTC Public Television