Moving Beyond Poverty: Innovations & Partnerships

Moving Beyond Poverty: Innovations & Partnerships

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Moving Beyond Poverty: Innovations and Partnerships

Our event in November, “Moving Beyond Poverty: People, Possibilities, and Prosperity” raised awareness about poverty andthe reality of people struggling to make ends meet. This second event in the Moving Beyond Poverty Series seeks to inspire and activate individuals by highlighting innovative partnerships and service delivery models to achieve systemic change.

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: SPSCC Lacey Campus
Address: 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503

Topics & Speakers:

Challenges for Low Income Working Families
Marilyn Watkins, Economic Opportunity Institute

Housing, Child Savings, and Integrating Asset Building Programs
Michael Mirra, Tacoma Housing Authority

Collective Impact for Student Success
Mary Jean Ryan, The RoadMap Project

Local Innovations and Opportunities
Meagan Darrow, TOGETHER!
TJ Larocque, Providence St. Peter Hospital
Meg Martin, InterFaith Works Shelter
Daryl Rodrigues, Office of Assigned Council
Hillary Soens, YWCA

Legislative Update and Advocacy Discussion
Nick Federici, Public Affairs Consultant
Schelli Slaughter, Family Support Center

Attend this event to:

  • Inspire Action: Hear from state and local organizations about partnerships and innovations for addressing poverty.
  • Connect Locally: Learn about promising practices happening in the South Sound.
  • Get Informed: Hear a legislative update and discuss how our community can work together to improve policies and funding to address poverty & working family issues.
  • Advocate: discuss how our community can work together to improve policies and funding to address poverty & working family issues.

Cost: $45 (Scholarships will be available)

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For questions about the event, please contact:

Mindie Reule, Thurston Asset Building Coalition
mindie@thurstonabc.org, 360-464-6055

Jessica Bateman, United Way of Thurston County
JBateman@unitedway-thurston.org, 360-943-2773

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