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Sheri Brown
20:17
I'm Sheri Brown, Director at Tikvat Israel ECC in Rockville, MD
Rebecca Green
20:18
HI Everyone! Becca Green, Director of Education at the Charlotte Jewish Preschool in Charlotte, NC
Jessica Robind
20:22
Jessica Robins, Cleveland (Mandel JCC), Director of Early Childhood
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
20:30
Sasha Kopp - Working at The Jewish Education Project. So excited for some Advocacy today!!
Karen Faust
20:34
Karen Faust Milwaukee I am happy to be here. YOU are awesome!
Fern Katz
20:37
Fern Katz, Chicago Sinai Preschool and ECE-RJ
Edna vaknin
20:40
Edna Vaknin JCCSF Site Director
Jennifer Meltzer
20:45
Hello! Jennifer Meltzer from Nierman Preschool at the Lawrence Family JCC in San Diego. I'm the preschool program coordinator.
Susan Danek
20:48
Preschool Director- San Leandro
Miryam Buchler
20:49
HI! Miryam Buchler, working at Washington Hebrew Congregation (Maryland)
SHARON BACHARACH
20:50
Sharon Bacharach, Instructor at American Jewish University
Sara Wasserman
20:58
Sara Wasserman, Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC in New Jersey
Iris Harlan
20:59
Iris Harlan, recently retired from my role as Temple Emanuel ECDC Director (Pittsburgh, PA)
Sharon Sherry
21:00
Sharon Sherry, Federation of Greater Washington Good afternoon, all! So excited to be learning with Amy O'Leary and all of you today!
Miriam Pedler
21:03
Hi All! I'm Miriam Pedler, EC Director JCC Rockland. So glad to be here!
Faye Tonkonogy
21:04
Faye Tonkonogy : The Judy Gordon Early Learning Center. Director of Early Education at Temple Israel of Natick, Ma
Abby Aloni
21:09
Abby Aloni, Head of Early Childhood, Chicago
kathy pomer
21:13
Kathy Pomer, working with Shma Koleinu and JCC Association. Thrilled to be here!!!
Eileen Weingram
21:13
Hello! Eileen Weingram, Director, Early Learning at Beth Sholom, Elkins Park, PA
Liz Gebert
21:17
Liz Gebert, Stamford CT JCC, Director of KinderPlace. So happy to be here!!
Aileen Landau
21:19
Aileen Landau, ECE Director at Gan Aliyah Preschool at Temple Aliyah in Needham, MA
Alyse Eisenberg
21:19
Alyse Eisenberg-Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, EC Specialist/PJ Library Manager
Marisa Fear
21:25
Marisa Fear, Strategies for Children in Boston, MA
Holly Krakow
21:27
Holly Krakow, Chicago, Educational Consultant for Ta’am Teva and Executive Director of Makom Solel Lakeside. So happy to be here!
Sheila Purdin
21:37
Hi! I'm Sheila Purdin, Director of Early Childhood Education at Temple Sinai in Denver, Colorado.
Nancy Siegel
21:37
Nancy Siegel, Long Branch, NJ. Mindfulness Educator and Teacher Trainer. So excited to be here!
Mackenzie Adams
21:44
Mackenzie Adams, JCC Association/ Sheva Center!
Sherry Fredman
22:15
Sherry Fredman member of Sh'ma Koleinu and mentor at American Jewish University!
Sarah Koffler
22:35
Hi, I’m Sarah Koffler from JCC Association and the Sheva Center.
Anna Hartman
25:36
What an absolute honor to be hosting Amy today! Hooray!
Ellen Greene
26:02
Ellen Greene Sh’ma Kolenu member and mentor at American Jewish University in Los Angeles
Anna Hartman
29:29
Opportunities to practice
Anna Hartman
31:47
We can learn this.
Anna Hartman
32:05
We can learn about advocacy and policy.
Sheila Purdin
32:34
Leading with Inquiry
Rebecca Green
32:44
Leading my staff
Sheri Brown (she/her)
32:50
Confidence to talk to prospective funders.
robin Meyerowitz
32:55
asking the right questions
Edna vaknin
32:56
Reflective
Jessica Robins
33:02
Confidence in interviews
Anna Hartman
33:02
Speaking to a legislator in person or by Zoom or phone—with confidence
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
33:03
Learning how to tell the early childhood story
Zahava Berman
33:06
compassion
Ellen Dietrick
33:06
Bringing community along to understand the issues and help advocate!
Mackenzie Adams
33:08
Listening fully before jumping in with questions!
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
33:10
Bridging the conversation/knowledge gap between general population and experts
Meredith Sakowitz
33:11
Confidence to be reflective
Iris Harlan
33:11
As a recent retiree, I want to learn ways to use my time wisely to advocate for ECE.
Nicole Francis
33:12
educating myself on the issues
Aliza Plotkin
33:13
Learning more about what is on the table public policy wide and how we can use our knowledge to advocate for funding
Sonia Semana she/her
33:15
Staring.. how to start sharing my ideas with other (representatives)
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
33:16
Confidence and no guilt in sayin no.
Miriam Pedler
33:17
mobilizing my parents to recognize their power as a group to advocate for their community
Susan Perry
33:23
working on communication between parents and teachers during COVID
Sonia Semana she/her
33:25
Starting where do we start? How?
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
33:29
Finding partners to advance our field
Chaiya Zalles
33:33
Maximizing effort.
Jennifer Meltzer
33:45
To find my voice as an advocate
SHARON BACHARACH
33:50
Familiarizing myself more with policy
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
34:06
Chaiya - yes!! Maximizing effort!
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
37:44
I wish I were in that audience!
Zahava Berman
37:58
WOW
Anna Hartman
38:12
When you know your why, your what has more impact, because you are walking toward your purpose
Marisa Fear
39:24
You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZe5y2D60YU
Edna vaknin
40:37
Trust
Sheri Brown (she/her)
40:43
Collaboration
Fern Katz
40:43
Rights
Miriam Pedler
40:43
support
Anna Hartman
40:44
Impact
Susan Perry
40:44
confidence
Nancy Siegel
40:45
heart centered
Joy Schandler
40:46
challenge
Faye Tonkonogy
40:46
collaboration
Jessica Robins
40:47
Commitment
Sarah Koffler
40:47
Partnership
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
40:48
Acceptance.
Holly Krakow
40:49
rights
Nicole Francis
40:49
respect
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
40:50
community
Sharon Sherry
40:50
Responsibility
Ellen Greene
40:51
passion
Chaiya Zalles
40:53
authenticity
Meredith Sakowitz
40:54
Partner
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
40:58
community
robin Meyerowitz
41:01
creativity
Aileen Landau
41:02
Collaboration
kathy pomer
41:03
connection
Sonia Semana she/her
41:06
Relationships
Ariella Feldman
41:08
example
robin Meyerowitz
41:08
inovation
Jennifer Meltzer
41:17
vision
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
41:19
journey
robin Meyerowitz
41:21
connection and joy
Iris Harlan
41:31
empowerment
Faye Tonkonogy
41:34
process
Sonia Semana she/her
41:40
Brave
Carla Goldberg
41:59
organizer
Ariella Feldman
42:06
parents
Sheri Brown (she/her)
42:13
synagogue board, parents,
Sheila Purdin
42:14
families
Zahava Berman
42:15
teachers
Joy Schandler
42:21
host organization leadership
Meredith Sakowitz
42:22
parents
Miriam Pedler
42:23
childcare resources agency
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
42:24
Shma Kolienu team!
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
42:25
Marketing department of my JCC
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
42:27
legislators
Fern Katz
42:29
Administrators
Karen Faust
42:33
admins
Sonia Semana she/her
42:34
Licensing
Anna Hartman
42:43
philanthropists
Faye Tonkonogy
42:51
finance committees
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
42:55
other providersin community
robin Meyerowitz
43:32
head of school and board
Miriam Pedler
43:37
educators
Meredith Sakowitz
43:46
teachers
Karen Faust
43:49
support staff
Sonia Semana she/her
43:55
Adults and children
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
43:55
supervisors/director
Karen Faust
43:56
PTO
Joy Schandler
44:03
children
Sonia Semana she/her
44:20
State of CA
Sonia Semana she/her
45:07
Yes!
Anna Hartman
50:26
Keep a list of questions
Ellen Dietrick
52:09
So important to use the out of pocket expenses language!
Anna Hartman
57:22
How to build a give and take between those making decisions and the providers on the ground
Anna Hartman
57:40
How accessible is the info? Who is helping to translate the information?
Anna Hartman
57:59
We need to be part of these solutions to make them better.
Anna Hartman
58:09
Might include state budget process.
Anna Hartman
58:23
We have seen policy wins because of the way they talk about issues.
Anna Hartman
59:12
Untangling and yet still saying that is not ok.
Sheri Brown (she/her)
01:00:26
Pool-testing? As in COVID-testing? or achievement testing?
Ellen Dietrick
01:00:45
Pooled testing for covid testing (running multiple tests together to save time/cost)
Marisa Fear
01:00:47
Yes Sheri, she’s referencing COVID-19 testing
Anna Hartman
01:02:23
How are we going to help with the consequences of and responses to the attrition in kindergarten?
Anna Hartman
01:02:44
How can we help in thinking about places reopening in September? How can we help our parents?
Anna Hartman
01:03:29
Updating our elevator pitches.
Anna Hartman
01:03:57
Whenever we want to meet someone, write a blurb that is ready to go.
Anna Hartman
01:04:12
Who are people you want to get to know as potential mentors?
Anna Hartman
01:04:30
Just reach out!
Anna Hartman
01:04:49
Go to their webinar, and see if you can follow up afterward
Anna Hartman
01:04:58
Find orgs that can help support you.
Anna Hartman
01:06:29
Pay attention in the media about who is writing the stories. Get to know them. They always need someone to talk to.
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
01:07:33
WE ARE THOSE PEOPLE!
Sonia Semana she/her
01:09:25
I need to share information about my work with other people.
Sheri Brown (she/her)
01:09:35
We have more power than we think we do
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
01:09:41
A reminder to know our WHY. Always a good thing to hear again!
Sheila Purdin
01:09:45
Develop a good elevate pitch and know what I (we) want
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
01:09:46
I am curious to think about who is writing about these issues and how to connect with them - who are your favorite to read?
kathy pomer
01:09:47
Building relationships with policy makers and voices of media
Jennifer Meltzer
01:09:48
That we have to be done waiting for people to save us.
Meredith Sakowitz
01:09:52
Paying attention to who is writing/telling th estories
Sonia Semana she/her
01:09:54
The information can probably support other people in their advocacy.
Iris Harlan
01:10:02
research and prepare bullet points
Karen Faust
01:10:04
keep building the relationships
Ellen Dietrick
01:10:05
Awesome responses! So powerful
Mackenzie Adams
01:10:07
Knowing/assembling your team is crucial
Anna Hartman
01:10:17
I am on the same wavelength as Sheila—having an elevator pitch ready at any time
Lisa Plotkin (she/her)
01:10:19
Congratulating someone for a success can go a long way in building a relationship
Alyse Eisenberg
01:10:23
We need to repeat our stories over and over again
Sonia Semana she/her
01:10:24
We need to be at the table and be in the conversation.
Aliza Plotkin
01:10:28
What groups nationally should we connect in with
Anna Hartman
01:10:55
NWLC, CLASP
Miriam Pedler
01:11:06
I dont know if anyone else feels this way bbut I struggle with imposter syndrome. I feel deeply what isn't working, or doesn't feel just, but struggle with how to be the one to stand up and say it when there are real grownups in the room
Sonia Semana she/her
01:11:21
I love that “The power of our immediate universe.”
Anna Hartman
01:14:48
Sounds like many lessons of being human and running a center that can be applied in building relationships with legislators.
Anna Hartman
01:19:59
We will share the slides at https://www.jparadigm.org.
Anna Hartman
01:20:56
Business cards
Karen Faust
01:22:18
thank you Amy
Miriam Pedler
01:22:24
Thank you!
Sheri Brown (she/her)
01:22:25
I love love love how REAL you are. You inspire!
Sonia Semana she/her
01:22:34
Feeling so motivated..
Sheila Purdin
01:22:44
I am going to learn my reps faces, what matters to them and help them learn my face, what is important to me and how they can help.
Alyse Eisenberg
01:22:50
I will be sharing the recording in my community!
Chaiya Zalles
01:22:58
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! RICH in information and wisdom. L’Shalom
Anna Hartman
01:24:06
SHINE!
Karen Faust
01:24:19
Learn my elected officials; look at the bigger picture of who or what companies provide what and what they stand for and how they could help
Holly Krakow
01:24:21
This was great! Thank you!
Sonia Semana she/her
01:24:28
I am writing down my three action steps.
Sasha Kopp (She/her)
01:24:34
Going to reach out to my new representatives !
Meredith Sakowitz
01:24:38
my action steps
Alyse Eisenberg
01:24:40
I will be sharing key take aways today with our directors here in Dallas!
Miriam Pedler
01:24:47
I'll be reaching out to our brand new state senator and wish him a mazel tov and offer some ideas of ways he can support early ed
Liz Gebert (she/her/hers)
01:24:54
creating the written language of my why and inviting my educators to do the same
Mara Bier
01:24:58
Thank you for such good advice and practical tips!
Jennifer Meltzer
01:25:01
Getting in touch with my Why
Holly Krakow
01:25:21
Reviewing my why!
Anna Hartman
01:25:39
Thinking about how our why has changed during this time.
Anna Hartman
01:25:49
Reinvestigating your why.
Mackenzie Adams
01:26:04
Thank you for this time- what an amazing way to start the week!
Anna Hartman
01:26:07
Thinking about the language I am going to use—three things I am always going to be talking about.
Meredith Sakowitz
01:26:12
Thank you
Anna Hartman
01:26:15
Thank you Amy!
Faye Tonkonogy
01:26:34
Thank you
Jennifer Meltzer
01:26:54
Thank you! Fantastic and inspiring.