May Webinar Recap #1 - Bob Woodruff Foundation

May Webinar Recap #1

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As of November 1, 2020, National Veterans Intermediary (NVI) is called the Local Partner Network. Older content may reference our original name.

A major part of our role at NVI is to foster collaboration within communities. We also aim to foster communication within the Veterans services ecosystem, which means connecting communities for thoughtful discussion and learning opportunities.

We learned so many great lessons at the Collective Impact Convening in Austin, TX. The 12 Local Partners that joined us learned a lot too. In the spirit of collaboration, we are employing webinars to let attendees share their lessons and reflections with the rest of our 66 Local Partners.

The first webinar took place on May 2nd. In case you missed it, here’s your recap!

Presenters were:

  • David Johnson, Project Manager, Mission United of Tarrant County (Ft. Worth, TX)
  • Laura Whitfield, Mission United Director, Heart of Florida United Way (Orlando, FL)
  • Terry Finley, National Outreach Director, Clear Path for Veterans (Syracuse, NY)

Topics included “Backbone Support for Veteran Engagement,” a reflection on “The Value of Stories,” and free collaborative communication resources.

Are you a member of one of our Local Partners who wants to register for an upcoming webinar? Click the appropriate link below to send a registration email to Deirdre!

Monday, May 21st 3-4:15pm EST-featuring John Clancy, President and CEO, Tristate Veterans Community Alliance (Cincinnati, OH) and Chiara Cameron-Wood, Managing Director of 2-1-1, United Way of Salt Lake (Salt Lake City, UT).

Tuesday, May 22nd 2-3:15pm EST-featuring Barbara Bartle, President, Lincoln Community Foundation Veteran’s Initiative (Lincoln, NE), M.J. Hodgins, Director of Community Development, Lake County Veterans & Family Services Foundation (N. Chicago, IL) and Blake Bourne, Executive Director, Veterans Bridge Home, Piedmont Veterans Coalition (Charlotte, NC).

Thursday, May 31st 1-2:15pm EST-featuring Hugo Lentze, Chair, Delaware Valley Veterans Consortium (Philadelphia, PA) and Nicole French, Clinical Director, Veterans Bridge Home, Piedmont Veterans Coalition (Charlotte, NC).