This will be a daylong learning opportunity for churches and non-profit organizations. There will be focus on developing grant schedules, grant writing, program development, asset building, neighborhood mapping, and partnership creation.
Churches/organizations will be developing a program action plan that will set your course for beginning the process of gaining resources for activities at your church/organization.
This will be an intense yet constructive day for leaders who want to move their organization forward with funding that is necessary to maintain and sustain needed community programs. The Launch Out Pre-Conference is $49.00.
Join us for topics that include: community development ideas, racial reconciliation, think tank action planning, partnership development, leadership training, and much more.
Our guest speaker is Dr. John Perkins, Internationally Renowned Author, Lecturer, Pastor, Civil Rights Leader and Co-founder of Christian Community Development Association. For details visit: spu.edu/depts/perkins/; jvmpf.org; and ccda.org.
It is indeed an honor for Dr. Perkins to be in New Bern at the Stanley White Recreation Center. The venue is already half full in 2 days of registration.
Other confirmed speakers include: Mikki Sager, Director, Resourceful Communities, Dr. LaVerne Reid, North Carolina Central University Public Health Department, William Brennan, Former Director of Atlanta Legal Aid’s Home Defense Program, Jamie Thompson, United Methodist Church, Laura Thompson, United Methodist Church, Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, President/CEO of NC Community Foundation, Dr. Rev. Laura Early, Founding and Lead Pastor of All God’s Children UMC, Sharon Bethea, Director of Network Relationships-Jobs for Life International and many others. Please share this information. Thank you.
The 5th Annual Launch Out Conference is FREE but requires Registration. Register here.
Submitted by: Dawn Baldwin Gibson, MA