Magnitude and Patterning of Nashville's Poverty
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Metro Social Services will present the 5th Annual Community Needs Evaluation, with information about poverty and unmet social/human service needs on April 9, 2014.
Magnitude and Patterning of Nashville's Poverty will present demographic, social and socioeconomic data for Davidson County, Metro Council Districts and Census Tracts, with comparative data for Tennessee and the U. S.
The event and the 2013 Community Needs Evaluation also feature the importance of using Evidence-Based Practices and provide historic and newer theories about causes and prevention of poverty.
Advance registration is required. Copies of the 2013 Community Needs Evaluation will be distributed to participants.
Registration will be at 8:30 am, followed by the 9-11 am program.
Thank you for your interest in poverty and community needs.
Presented by Metropolitan Social Services-Planning & Coordination/Social Data Analysis
For additional information - http://www.nashville.gov/Social-Services/Planning-And-Coordination.aspx
When & Where
Metropolitan Social Services - Neighborhoods Resource Center
Metropolitan Social Services (MSS) provides a range of services to help Davidson County residents who are in need. These services promote positive change for individuals and families in times of crisis and economic hardship.
The purpose of MSS Planning & Coordination-Social Data Anaysis is to benefit the community by anticipating future issues and service needs based on the evolving community and providing information to facilitate development of the most effective and coordinated social/human service infrastructure for Davidson County.
Planning & Coordination of Metropolitan Social Services identifies social/human service community needs, provides information and consultation. The success of planning, coordination and implementation depends on the engagement of local, state and federal agencies, along with nonprofit organizations, working together in a concerted manner.
The mission of the Neighborhoods Resource Center is to equip residents and neighborhood organizations with the tools they need to effectively lead their neighborhoods. It fosters community collaboration to create and sustain healthy neighborhoods and associations to community based organizations, government offices, businesses and faith-based organizations.
Neighborhoods Resource Center also promotes community engagement, empowerment through training and mentoring for neighborhood-based organizations, as well as supporting inclusion and diversity.