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Don’t Forget to Register: Agency Conference is Monday, May 6

Register by April 30 to join us for Food Lifeline’s free partner agency conference! This is a chance for the entire network to share knowledge, learn about effective practices, network, and build community. We’re excited to have Vu Le, executive director of Rainier Valley Corps and author of the often hilarious and very relevant nonprofit blog, Nonprofit: Absolutely Fabulous.

Conference sessions:
We have a great line up of sessions with presenters and panelists from our network and other experts in the field.

Session I:
1. Collaboration Not Isolation: Building Partnerships
2. Let’s Talk Nutrition! From Growing Food, Education, Incentives and Policies
3. Conflict Resolution and De-escalation
4. Client Voices Beyond Stories: Lessons from the Oregon Food Bank
5. Ripple Effects Mapping Workshop

Session II:
1. Alternative Service Models: Ideas from Around the Network
2. Get Ready! Emergency Planning Roadmap
3. Building Your Fundraising Confidence
4. Return of the Jedi Marketing
5. Homelessness: Hunger Relief Network’s Response

Session III:
1. Food Safety and Recalls
2. Developing a Strong and Diverse Volunteer Program
3. Embracing Change: Change Management in Hunger Relief
4. Growing Your Organization’s Cultural Competency
5. Building and Managing a Diverse Board

Conference Agenda:
7:30 – 8:30 am Check-in
8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome
9:00 – 10:00 am Keynote
10:15 – 11:30 am Session I
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm Session II
2:00 – 3:00 pm Session III
3:15 – 4:00 pm Closing & Award Ceremony
4:00 – 5:00 pm Happy Hour & Networking

The conference is Monday, May 6, at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. Don’t forget to register by Tuesday, April 30!