Today is the day! 2014 OFYC Policy Conference: From Surviving, To Success!!
Over 50, current and former foster youth, OFYC members, and adult supporters will come together this weekend for three days to discuss challenges faced in the foster care system related to health education, housing, and removing barriers.
The youth will then translate those challenges into recommendations to be presented at the OFYC Policy Luncheon, Monday July 21st.
Last minute reminders for attendees:
The OFYC Policy Conference is July 18-21, 2014 at Pacific University (2043 College Way in Forest Grove, OR).
Registration begins on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the lobby of Clark Hall (residence hall).
Late registrations, after 6 pm should meet in Berglund Room 145/147.
Conference Check-out is Monday, July 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM.
Please bring a coat, all meals will be served al fresco (outside).
Please remember to bring your own towel for the showers.
Smokers should remember to bring there Oregon State Identification cards. Underage smoking will not be tolerated.
On Saturday, (July 19th) evening there will be an open mic/ talent show/ karaoke. Remember to bring your talent, poems, music, and other art expressions to share with their peers.
On Sunday, (July 20th) morning you will be able to explore the specialty cars at the Car Show taking place on the Pacific University campus so they should bring comfortable shoes, clothes, and sunblock.
On Monday, (July 21st) afternoon you will be presenting your policy recommendations to legislators and other important decision-makers so they should bring a nice outfit (clean jeans with no holes) to wear for presentations.
Please bring your medications in the original bottles received from your pharmacist.
See you after 1:00 pm today!!!