October 20 - Funding
Location: The Blake Annex - 1 Steuben St, Albany NY
We could use more funding, but how? Does the same fundraising that worked in 2019 still work? Should we still be focusing on big events and galas? Are we all competing for the same grants and generosity from the same philanthropists? What are some ways to work together?
Moderated by Dylan Hall - The Community Foundation
Coach Carmen Duncan, MSW, Chief Coach and Founder, Mission Accomplished Transition Services
Peter Gannon., President and CEO, United Way of the Greater Capital Region
Eric Guzman, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless- IPH
November 17 - Nutrition
Location: The Honest Weight CoOp - 100 Watervliet Rd, Albany NY
How can we address food insecurity, as well as other health issues like diabetes and obesity. How do we provide healthy food that is both accessible and culturally appropriate?
Moderated by Tracie Killar - Director, South End Children's Café
Alex Mytelka, The Honest Weight CoOp
Alex Alam El Din, Special Initiatives Manager, The Food Pantries of the Capital District
Jammella Anderson - Founder, Free Food Fridge Albany
Tiana Minervini , Assoc. Dir of Outreach Services, Joseph’s House and Shelter
December 15 - Pregnancy
Location: Albany Public Library - Washington Ave
How can we best support pregnant moms and new parents, especially in the case of teen unwanted or unresourced pregnancy.
Will Babarczy, Executive Director, Alpha Pregnancy Care Center
Lara Madison, WILLOW (Women and Infants Linking Lifetime Opportunities for Wellness), Albany County Department of Health
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