Networks, Partnerships and Intermediaries

Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, ,

November 7-8

Networks, Partnerships and Intermediaries

What you need to know about building an integrated services delivery network.

Track 1: Beginners
Track 2: More experienced
Track 3: Advanced

Thursday, November 7

02:15 - 03:30

Building an Integrated Service Delivery Network

Creating a network of community-based organizations that deliver integrated services is a critical first step in reforming community systems, improving efficiency, and ensuring longer-term sustainability.  This workshop will address  common issues and challenges that organizations may need to address as they develop and launch a network.


Moderator: Seung Kim, LISC

Presenter: Melissa Jones Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Presenter: Gail Sokoloff Community Impact Director, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

Presenter: Karen Tyler-Ruiz, United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Track: 1

(Repeats Thursday, November 7, 3:45-5:00)

Friday, November 8

09:30 - 10:45

Expanding and Strengthening Your Integrated Services Delivery Network

Partners from ISD  demonstration sites in Detroit, Houston, and other locations will share  challenges and lessons learned in building and expanding their local network to improve the delivery of integrated services.

Moderator: Laura Scherler, United Way Worldwide

Presenter: Jackie Burau, LISC

Presenter: Rushka Tcholakova, Program Manager, United Way of Greater Houston

Presenter: Lori Littleton, Program Director at Metropolitan Family Services Center for Working Families

Track: 2

(Repeats Friday, November 8, 11:00-12:15)