From vision to action: Building a national Getting Ahead network

September 13, 2018 Published by

Addressing the Challenges of Poverty national conference presentation spotlight

Five years ago, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a national Catholic organization providing direct assistance to those in need, embarked on a plan of systemic change rooted in dignity and empowerment. See how this volunteer organization built a Getting Ahead network of 37 sites in 17 states with collaboration and determination, and learn the tools and tactics employed.

Learning objectives include:

  • Learn strategies to build community engagement and collaboration by using volunteers.
  • Maximize limited human and financial resources.
  • Engage volunteers in a meaningful and productive way.

Target audience: New to aha! Process, Faith/Family, Staying Ahead

Presenters: Danielle Charbonneau, Irene Frechette, Jeanne Harper, Sunnie Lain, volunteers, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Maryland Heights, Missouri

Date/Location: Tuesday, September 25, Addressing the Challenges of Poverty national conference, Atlanta, Georgia

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