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March 2021 Virtual Town Talk


Join us on Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm to learn about how our Child Development Center serves the Baden Street Community.  Meet our keynote speaker, James Smith from Nativity Preparatory Academy,  and stay tuned for another talented performer from the Baden Street community.

Do you have a talent to share?  ¿Tienes talento para compartir?  Send it to/ Envialo a:  towntalk@badenstreet.org.

Baden Street Settlement
Virtual Town Talk

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 @6:30pm

  • Keynote Speaker: James Smith, President Nativity Preparatory Academy, discusses the importance of early childhood education
  • Our Child Development Center Directors: Kimberly Barnes-Ellis and Carol Robinson discuss the benefits of our Preschool and Daycare
  • Town Talent with Jon Lewis

Your registration enters you for a chance to win a raffle!

Asentamiento de Baden Street
Charla Comunitaria Virtual

Miércoles 31 de marzo de 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.

  • Orador principal: James Smith, Presidente de Nativity Preparatory Academy, analiza la importancia de la educación de la primera infancia
  • Directores de nuestro Centro de Desarrollo Infantil:  Kimberly Barnes-Ellis y Carol Robinson discuten los beneficios de nuestro Preescolar y Guardería
  • Talento de Baden con Jon Lewis

¡Su registro lo ingresa para tener la oportunidad de ganar una rifa!

Dr Lisa Harris

Keynote Speaker:  James C. Smith, President, Nativity Preparatory Academy

Mr. Smith is currently responsible for Nativity’s operations, advancement and fundraising, marketing and communications, and its graduate support program.  Prior to Nativity, Mr. Smith spent 19 years with the YMCA of Greater Rochester, most recently as Director of Development and Community Engagement. Previously, he served as District Executive Director of the Carlson, Lewis Street, and Maplewood YMCA branches. Mr. Smith has served on the Nativity Board of Trustees for the past three years and has been actively involved in supporting its mission to provide a premier education for urban youth.  His personal and career focus for the past 20 years has been on development, mentorship and empowerment for youth and families.   Mr. Smith is a graduate of SUNY Brockport with concentrations in child development and psychology. Mr. Smith has strong community connections and is a lifelong resident of the Rochester region. 

Nativity Preparatory Academy, a local tuition-free privately-operated urban middle school for students in Grades 5-8.