Developing a Community Collaborative: The Cascade/SOURCE Model
Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
Grand Rapids, MI
Cascade Engineering and The SOURCE Present
Developing A Community Collaborative: The Cascade/SOURCE Models
Community sector representatives are invited to learn what it takes to implement a successful business model that transforms the relationship between government, business and community partners.
Join us Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 10:00am - 5:00pm, reception immediately following, for an experience designed to gain deeper understanding of the intricacies and best practices of the models, with the goal of addressing potential replication challenges and opportunities for your community. Participants will leave with a clear understanding of the criteria and resources required for successful implementation.
Key experts in the design and facilitation of Cascade's Welfare to Career model and The SOURCE model will share their experiences and expertise for developing a successful collaborative that meets the needs of all sectors.
A networking reception will be held from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at The SOURCE for conference participants.
For questions please contact Kelley Losey, Cascade Engineering (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Randy Osmun (email@example.com.)
10:00am Welcome and Introductions: Kelley Losey, Director, Cascade Engineering
10:15am Introduction to the Cascade/Source Model: Kelley Losey and Randy Osmun, Executive Director, The SOURCE
11:15am CEO Experience and Perspective: Fred Keller, Founder and CEO, Cascade Engineering and Mark Peters, CEO, Butterball Farms.
12:30am Lunch at the SOURCE
12:45pm The Business Case for Employers: Dave Barrett, Director of Talent Management, Cascade Engineering
2:00am Case Work - Public, Private, and Collaboration: Joyce Gutierrez- Marsh, Case Manager for Kent County Department of Human Service and Joyce Lewis, Caseworker for The SOURCE
3:00pm Collaborating with the Department of Human Services, Randy Koekkoek, Project Zero Manager, Michigan Department of Human Services
3:30pm Building Your Model/Next Steps, Randy Osmun and Kelley Losey
4:30pm Wrap Up and Final Questions
6:00pm Session Concludes