8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Networking and Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM – Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM – Intro to Collaboration
Facilitated by Laura Ducceschi, Executive Director, Scranton Area Community Foundation
This presentation will cover different levels of collaboration, the importance of collaboration for sustainability, and lessons learned.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Panel Discussion: The Courage to Collaborate
This panel includes United Neighborhood Center, Advocacy Alliance, The Luzerne Foundation, and United Way of Wyoming Valley/Berwick
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM – Break & Visit with Sponsors
11:20 AM – 12:20 PM – The “Now What” of Collaboration
Facilitated by Anne Gingerich, Executive Director, PANO
This presentation will cover building trust, being vulnerable, putting important policies and other documents in place (like an MOU) to clearly define expectations, and identifying when to enter into or when to walk away from a partnership opportunity.
12:20 – 12:30 PM – Closing Remarks, Evaluations, and More Networking