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Bridges To Sustainable Communities Symposium

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Marion Burk Knott Auditorium

16312 University Way

Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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Join us for a day of learning how "Bridges to Sustainable Communities" concepts support every sector to build systemic change, strengthen individuals and communities, and enhance your local organization - education, law enforcement, health care, faith families, government and social service organizations collectively benefit from bringing everyone to the table to create solutions to poverty.

The day will include hearing from the keynote speaker, "Bridges to Sustainable Communities" author Philip DeVol and sharing a panel discussion with those who have successfully used the Bridges Out of Poverty concepts to strengthen their communities.

Registrants will receive a copy of Philip DeVol's book, a continental breakfast & lunch voucher for Patriot Dining Hall at The Mount. Free parking in Mount St. Mary's Univeristy Lots 8 & 10.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn to apply the Bridges Out of Poverty framework to create sustainable communities

  2. Have a clear understanding of how the Getting Ahead curriculum's philosophy and process promotes self-actualization and self-efficacy for graduates

  3. Understand how the Bridges Out of Poverty framework can be adapted to empower all sectors to collaborate in building communities where everyone can live well.

Schedule:

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. Introduction

9:45 a.m. Key note address by Bridges to Sustainable Communities author Phil DeVol

10:45 a.m. 15-minute Break

11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion - Getting Ahead Graduates share how the program impacted their lives and Q & A

11:45 a.m. 45-Minute Lunch

12:30 p.m. How to build a Bridges community. Discussion panel with Phil DeVol, followed by open discussion with participants

2:00 p.m. Closing remarks


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16312 University Way

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