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JA Responds 2022

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Where: Virtual
Time: 12:00 PM ET
As the world approaches the second anniversary of the pandemic, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England remains focused on the wellbeing of the students we serve in Connecticut. Students from pre-school through college continue to be directly impacted by variants of the virus and its chokehold on normalcy.

During our next roundtable discussion, #jaresponds will explore the social and emotional impact of COVID on students and educators. They are stressed, feeling isolated, and in many cases are dealing with depression and anxiety. What can we do to help?

Join us on March 10th at noon as Junior Achievement discusses the challenges schools are facing and seeks a better understanding of how the community can best support students’ emotional well-being during this difficult time.

Moderator: Brad Drazen, Vice President, Communications and Marketing, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Michelle Santos, PhD, Division Head, Pediatric Psychology, Connecticut Children's

Dr. Fallon Daniels, Executive Director of Post-Secondary Success and Alternative Programming, Hartford Public Schools

Brenton Coates, Student, Enfield High School

JA RESPONDS is a series of round table discussions aimed at engaging local voices in problem-solving and thought leadership. We will feature local parents, students, educators, business leaders, and community members who believe in the mission of Junior Achievement and are committed to creating a better future for young people in Connecticut and beyond.

Round Table Topics will be announced on an ongoing basis with registration going live three weeks prior to the event. Attendees can pre-register for the event, which will be hosted on Zoom, or can tune in to a live-stream on the JA Facebook Page.

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