ALICE Summit January 2016

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On January 26, 2016, United Way of the Lakeshore convened a summit with their board and committee leadership on ALICE.  We heard about relevant data from Voice Muskegon, Kids Count, and the Community Conversations with ALICE families. After hearing from a panel of experts on key issue areas, the group spent time using the World Cafe model to discuss effective strategies and next steps.

Below are materials from the day. We will follow-up with the results of the World Café discussions as we continue to inform our strategies for our community impact work.

Presentations

Agenda and Speaker Biographies

Voice Muskegon - Jodi Petersen, Ph.D., Interim Director, Community Research Institute, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Kids Count - Alicia Guevara Warren, MPA, Kids Count Project Director, Michigan League for Public Policy

Community Conversations Report - Jodi Nichols, Donor Relations, Marketing and Events Director, United Way of the Lakeshore

State of Child Care - Sue Toman, MPA, Reaource Center Director, Great Start to Quality Western Resource Center

Bridging the Gap - Lynne Russell, Executive Director, Mason County United Way

The World Cafe - Patrick Moran, President, United Way of Greater Ottawa County

Handouts

Kids Count 2015 - Muskegon County

Kids Count 2015 - Newaygo County

Kids Count 2015 - Oceana County

2-1-1 FAQs

Lakeshore Child Care Update

Region 4 Potential Transportation Strategies Draft