Faith and Neighborhoods at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Jun 13, 2012

The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is just days away. Are you excited? These sessions will be great resources for both nonprofit organizations and volunteers. The Faith and Neighborhoods track will be divided into four sessions.

Check out all the sessions focused on Faith and Neighborhoods at this year’s Conference.

Authentic Resident Engagement: Engaging Those You Serve

Monday, June 18, 2012

Time: 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Session ID: 2649

Residents are catalysts for social change. Learn how asset-based community development and neighboring can help agencies empower the communities they serve. Learn about work in Chicago, where engaged residents are taking back their communities.

Speaker(s): Joel Bookman
Morgan Owen
Deborah Puntenney

Twitter Hashtag: #authres

Faith-Based Community Service: Collaboration and Communication

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 8:30 – 10 a.m.

Session ID: 2511

How do you build bridges between a faith community and businesses? Or with the un-churched? United Methodist Communications will share how Rethink Church has built a successful model producing positive impact on communities around the globe.

Speaker(s): Evelyn Warren

Twitter Hashtag: #NCVS2511

Faith and Neighborhoods in Action: Addressing Problems with Tangible Solutions

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Time: 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Session ID: 2758

Join the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and engage key administration reps to discuss forming partnerships between the federal government and faith-based and neighborhood groups to effectively serve Americans in need.

Speaker(s): Michael Robbins
Joshua DuBois
Ollice Holden

Twitter Hashtag: #partnersforgood

The Place for Interfaith Cooperation in Higher Education: Developing 21st Century Leaders and Fostering Global Citizenry

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Time: 8:30 – 10 a.m.

Session ID: 2456

Effective leadership in the 21st century involves working across differences, including religious differences. Interfaith cooperation has the ability to foster global citizens. Join us in exploring ways to engage universities in interfaith cooperation.

Speaker(s): Usra Ghazi
Emily Sellers
Maggie Stevens

Twitter Hashtag: #INCampusCompact

The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is just days away. Are you excited? These sessions will be great resources for both nonprofit organizations and volunteers. The Faith and Neighborhoods track will be divided into four sessions.

Check out all the sessions focused on faith and neighborhoods at this year’s Conference.

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