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ISSA Connects to Celebrate: 10 years of REYN
ISSA Connects to Celebrate will be a special event that will provide an opportunity to learn from the 10 years of existence of ISSA's REYN initiative, about its unique contribution to creating quality environments for young Roma children to develop, learn and thrive.

Speakers and Topics
• Unlocking potential: Mobilizing expertise to ensure Roma children thrive.
Dr Sarah Klaus, Honorary Board Member of ISSA and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University’s Center for Child and Human Development
Dr Adrian Marsh, Independent Researcher in Romani Studies
Zsuzsa Laszlo, National Coordinator, REYN Hungary  

• Nurturing professionalism: Strengthening the capacity of ECD professionals working with young Roma children and their families.
Zorica Trikic, Senior Program Manager, ISSA 
Samanta Baranja, Program Manager, Center for School and Outdoor Education, Slovenia  

• Promoting workforce diversity: Advocating for more Roma professionals in the ECD workforce.
Stanislav Daniel, Grants Manager, Porticus, Slovakia
Driton Berisha, REF, Kosovo
Carmen Tanasie, Policy Officer, ERGO, Belgium  

• Breaking the silence: Bringing evidence on the status of young Roma children in Europe.
Aljosa Rudas, REYN Coordinator and Program Manager at ISSA, Netherlands
Fernando Macías Aranda, Professor at the University of Barcelona, Roma Studies Group-CREA researcher, Spain
Miroslav Sklenka, Sanela Besic, Representative from EC-Just-Roma-Team, and National Stakeholders

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Dec 9, 2022 10:00 AM in Amsterdam

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