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Davenport AMP Meetings 2015


January 12:         Youth Voices Project (select youth participated)

January 22:         2015 AMP Legislative Agenda & Day on the Hill Information


February 12:       Teen Dating Violence- Safe Path Survivor Resources, Family Resources

February 26:       Play-Doh Activities- Hannah May, St. Ambrose University Student Volunteer


March 12:            Iowa Aftercare Services Network- Kim Arnold, Family Resources AmeriCorps Week- Torschia Thomas

March 26:            Trauma Informed Care Consortium: Youth Marketing Feedback, Phase 2- Consortium Staff


April 2:                  Impact of Youth Voices Project on AMP

April 16:                Yellow Ribbon Presentation (Suicide Awareness & Resources)- Dawn Knutson

April 30:                Social Time & SAU Students to Play Basketball


May 14:                Robert’s Life Story- Robert Horton, Parent Partners & 24/7 Dad’s Program

May 28:                Drum Circle- Gwen Demming


June 11:               Learn About the Davenport Police Department- Corporal Henry Jacobson, Davenport Police Department               

June 18:               Info & Feedback on “Prudent Parenting” Laws

June 25:               Open Gym         


July 9:                    Learn What AMP is All About & Social Time

July 23:                 Planning for AMP Picnic Event & Social Time


August 13:           First Aid Skills- AmeriCorps Member, Red Cross

August 27:           Interactive Vehicle Maintenance- Brady, AMP Youth


September 10:  School Transitioning Needs & Legislative Ideas 2016

September 24:  LGBT AMP Video & Legislative Needs


October 8:           Mental Health Awareness Week

October 22:        All About Margie (Learn About Davenport’s Main Support Person & CASA Information)


November 5:     Support Networks

November 19:   Support Networks, Continued


December 3:      Damean’s Story (Turning Your Life Positive)

December 17:    AMP WINTER HOLIDAY PARTY!!! (full meal, games, crafts, gifts)


Davenport AMP Meetings 2014


January 9:            Legislative Agenda & Anti Human Trafficking Month

January 23:         Davenport Alderman Kerri Tompkins Visits


February 13:       Hands-Only CPR- Meredith Roemerman, Red Cross & Feedback from Day on Hill

February 27:       Trauma Informed Care- Christine Gradert


March 13:            Yellow Ribbon- Dawn Knutson

March 27:            Teamwork, Perseverance, Hard Work / Basketball Skills & Games- SAU Football Players


April 10:                Vision Boards- SAU Student Heather & Basketball- SAU Students

April 24:                Participate in a “Drum Circle”- Gwen Demming & Pizza Party- CPPC


May 8:                  Learn About AMP Summer Camp / FREE gifts for AMP youth

May 22:                Social Time & Playing Outside


June 12:               Basic First Aid- Meredith Roemerman, AmeriCorps Member, Red Cross

June 26:               “ReMoved” Foster Care Video / Pediatric Integrated Health Program- Joan McGovern, Family Resources


July 10:                 Human Trafficking- Ruth Buckles, AMP Statewide Coordinator

July 24:                 2014 Legislative Wrap-Up / Get-Well Cards for Margie


August 21:           Outside Team Building Activities

August 28:           Information & Open Discussion- Officer Hank Jacobson, Davenport Police Department


September 11:  Personality Assessments- Jenn Best, ISU Extension

September 25:  2015 Legislative Ideas / Voting for AMP Central Council Members


October 9:           Foster Care Postcard Making @ FRI campus & “Any Kid Anywhere: Sex Trafficking Survivor Stories” @ the Putnam

                           (this is an off-campus event for select youth)

October 23:        Marketing Feedback for TIC (Trauma Informed Care) Consortium- Christine Gradert, Family Resources


November 13:   Guest Speaker: Damean- How I Turned My Life Journey Positive

November 20:   Holiday Mail for Heroes (Card Making for Military Persons)


December 4:      How to Tell YOUR Life Story

December 18:    AMP WINTER HOLIDAY PARTY!!! (Snowflake Cutting & Gingerbread Frosting)- Julie Ross, RSVP


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