Partnering for a Purpose
Be part of United Way of Broome County’s annual conference, entirely dedicated to organizational best practices and community collaboration.
United Way of Broome County is excited to announce the third annual Partnering for a Purpose Conference. This year’s conference will be fully virtual, with two full days of conference sessions on Monday, November 9th, and Tuesday, November 10th.
Keynote Speaker, Bill Clark, World Champion, and World Record Holding Powerlifter, a Multi Guinness Book of World Records Title Holder, International Medalist in Olympic weightlifting, and much more, will bring insight on leadership, teamwork, and the importance of a positive mindset.
In addition to a dynamic keynote, Day 1 of the conference will convene professionals around each of United Way’s strategic priority areas, with experts speaking on topics relevant to Basic Needs, Health, Education, and Financial Stability.
** Please note, Funded Community Partners are required to attend the session-specific to funding area strategic priority, at a minimum. Full conference participation is recommended. **
Sessions on Day 2 of the conference will focus on professional development opportunities, covering topics such as marketing, program evaluation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN.
REGISTRATION CLOSES ON NOVEMBER 5.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9
9:30am - 10:45am: Keynote: Bill Clark, World Champion
The 2020 Partnering for a Purpose Conference kicks off with Bill Clark, a motivational speaker, world champion and record holding powerlifter, multi Guinness Book of World Records title holder, international medalist in Olympic weightlifting, division one college strength trainer, college lecturer, and to top it all off, high school teacher! In this keynote speech, Bill Clark discusses the power of leadership, collaboration, and a positive mindset.
11:00am - 12:00pm: Understanding ALICE: Brenda Episcopo, United Way NYS
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Social Determinants of Health: Jack Salo, Rural Health Network
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Parent Engagement and Student Success, Dr. Denise Yull, Binghamton University
3:30pm - 4:30pm: Homelessness in Broome County, Rebecca Rathmell, Housing Advocate and Owner of ProcessSPEAKS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10
9:30am - 10:30am: Troubleshooting the "Volunteerscape" Panel
11:00am - 12:00pm: Looking Back and Moving Forward, United Way of Broome County Staff
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Program Evaluation, Dr. Kristina Lambright, Binghamton University
Join Binghamton University’s Dr. Kristina Lambright as she walks attendees through the basics of program evaluation, including how to select the right indicators and how and why you should create a logic model for your program. Whether you are new to program evaluation or just need a refresher, all skill levels are welcome!