on August 29, 2019 Comments Off on Special Episode – Impact Report Launch
In addition to the unveiling of the Impact Report to donors, dignitaries and community leaders, a panel of community champions discussed the importance of collaboration between agencies and best ways to tackle local issues such as poverty, homelessness, senior isolation, hunger, mental illness while improving the outcomes for children and youth in the region.
Brad Park, President and CEO United Way Halton & Hamilton
Deirdre Pike, Senior Social Planner, Social Planning and Research Council
Christina Gallimore, Manager, Quality and Service Integration, Halton Region
Ted Hildebrand, Director, Social Planning, Community Development Halton
Mike sits down with Cam Galindo, Hamilton Wentworth District School Board Trustee for Wards 9 & 10, previous United Way supported program recipient, and current impact speaker. Mike learns about Cam’s journey from Colombia to Canada and how the support of United Way helped change the trajectory of his life.
This Podcast is not for Profit: our sector is full of big hearts, tiny budgets, and audacious goals. Join us as we explore the forces shaping the non-profit sector, speak to experts and innovators, and share stories from the front lines of the fight to end hunger, poverty, and create more inclusive communities.
NOTE: When Mike mentioned Alternatives for Youth went through a merger it was intended to be they went through a shared space model of integrated service provision.
This episode’s guests:
Jennifer Loker, Vice President, Resource Development, United Way Halton & Hamilton
Michael Shaen, CEO, The Centre for Collaboration
Penny Burley, Executive Director, Alternatives for Youth
Sasha Tregebov, Principal Advisor, Behavioural Insights Team Canada