Partner Agency Conference 2019

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Hotel Interurban

223 Andover Park East

Tukwila, WA 98188

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The Partner Agency Conference is a FREE event that provides training, resources, and tools for Food Lifeline's partners across Western Washington. Come exchange ideas, enjoy engaging sessions, and celebrate the incredible work you're doing in the community alongside your peers! Lunch will be provided.


7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Check-in

8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcome

9:00-10:00 a.m. Keynote

10:15-11:30 a.m. Session 1

  • Collaboration Not Isolation: Building Partnerships

  • Let’s Talk Nutrition! From Growing Food, Education, Incentives and Policies

  • Conflict Resolution and De-escalation

  • Client Voices Beyond Stories: Lessons from the Oregon Food Bank

  • Ripple Effects Mapping Workshop

11:30-12:30 p.m. Lunch

12:45-1:45 p.m. Session 2

  • Alternative Service Models: Ideas from Around the Network

  • Get Ready! Emergency Planning Roadmap

  • Building Your Fundraising Confidence

  • Return of the Jedi Marketing

  • Homelessness: Hunger Relief Network’s Response

2:00-3:00 p.m. Session 3

  • Food Safety and Recalls

  • Developing a Strong and Diverse Volunteer Program

  • Embracing Change: Change Management in Hunger Relief

  • Growing Your Organization’s Cultural Competency

  • Building and Managing a Diverse Board

3:15-4:00 p.m. Closing and Award Ceremony

4:00-5:00 p.m. Happy Hour and Networking

Keynote Speaker
Vu Le

Vu Le is the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a Seattle nonprofit that promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaboration between diverse communities. Known for his pointed observations delivered with a sense of humor, Vu has been featured in dozens, if not hundreds, of blog posts at

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