Friday April 1, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Microsoft NERD Center 
1 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142

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Nina Del Vecchio 
Doc Wayne 

Join us on April 1, 2016 for Doc Wayne Youth Services' Inaugural Conference and Celebration!

Join leaders from sports, mental health, and social justice to learn about the work of like minded individuals and nonprofits, exchange ideas, and explore ways to work together to strengthen the communities we serve. 

We're thrilled to announce
Attorney General Maura Healey
as our Keynote Speaker


Morning Panel Discussion: 

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, Violence, and Mental Illness through Innovation 
Karla Estrada, Ed.D, Deputy Superintendent of Student Support Services,
Boston Public Schools
Commissioner Peter Forbes, Massachusetts Department of Youth Services
Courtney Grey, Director of Trauma Services, Boston Public Health Commission
Mark D. Reeves, Executive Director, New England Community Services, Inc.
Kimberly Salmon, Director of Community Relations, Fallon Community Health Plan

Afternoon Panel Discussion: 

Game Changing Innovations
Matt Meyersohn, Managing Director, Sports Partnerships at U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Rebekah Conway Roulier, LMHC, Associate Director, Doc Wayne Youth Services
Marquis Taylor, Executive Director, Coaching4Change
Nikki Valila, Training and Groupwork Specialist, My Life My Choice
Ethan Zohn, co-founder of Grassroot Soccer

The mission of Doc Wayne is to fuse sport and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth. Doc Wayne brings together sports and mental health services and takes a child-centric yet clinically robust approach to helping young people build self-esteem, life skills, and the ability to effect positive change in their lives. Its work has been recognized with such honors as the 2015 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award, the 2014 Root Cause Social Innovator Award, and the Providers’ Council Innovator of the Year Award.