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Peckham Community Partnership Foundation Hosts Spring Speaker Series

Friday, April 13, 2018  
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The Peckham Community Partnership Foundation will host the bi-annual Speaker Series featuring Michelle Kinder, Executive Director of Momentous Institute and expert in emotional intelligence in the workplace.

"Emotional tone is contagious and an emotionally intelligent workplace allows for each person on the team to bring their best self to every situation," says Kinder. "Nurturing an emotionally intelligent workplace creates optimal conditions to motivate strong performance across an organization. On Thursday, April 19, there will be a morning session from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. and an afternoon session from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. Sessions are free and open to the public and will take place at Peckham Inc., 3510 Capital City Blvd., Lansing, MI 48906.

To reserve complimentary seats, email with the following information: number of tickets, choice of session, name, phone number, and email address of contact person. Business casual attire requested. There are still seats available in the afternoon session.

Contact Shavonne Lewis at for pre-event interviews.

Michelle Kinder, is the executive director of Momentous Institute, an award-winning Texas nonprofit that aims to build and repair social and emotional health with families. She is a nationally recognized speaker on trauma, parenting, social emotional health and emotionally intelligent leadership. Her work has been featured in many national publications including TIME magazine, PBS, Huffington Post, Washington Post and more.

The Peckham Community Partnership Foundation is committed to supporting the initiatives, programs and services that help Peckham, Inc. fulfill its mission. The Foundation helps fund services and programs where little other funding exists, filling critical gaps that can make a difference in the lives of those striving for independence. The Peckham Community Partnership Foundation supports a variety of program initiatives, while also supporting efforts to provide community enrichment, volunteerism and self-empowerment opportunities.

Peckham, Inc. is a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons with disabilities who are striving for greater independence and self-sufficiency. Peckham, Inc. was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the best workplaces for flexibility in the United States. Peckham came in 13th on the list, thanks to our combination of flexible workplace policies and a culture that encourages people to make the most of them.

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