Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Indianapolis to Host Hunger Free Communities Summit on Oct. 5-6

The Alliance to End Hunger has scheduled the 2016 National Hunger Free Communities Summit s on October 5-6 in Indianapolis.

The objective of the summit is to provide current and aspiring Hunger Free Community organizers and the broader anti-hunger community a forum to learn, share and network while exploring best practices in hunger eradication.

The goals for the conference include sharing successful strategies for collective impact; learning about effective approaches from content experts; and identifying new tools, resources and partners for planning, implementing and evaluating community-based hunger relief efforts.

Photo: Alliance to End Hunger
The Hunger Free Communities initiative is the Alliance to End Hunger’s domestic-focused program that provides resources and support for ‘Hunger Free Community’ coalitions across the country.  These local community HFC initiatives are broad-based, multi-sector coalitions that are committed to ending hunger in their communities. Initiatives across the country range in scale, from small towns and counties to major metropolitan areas and states. 
Who Should Attend?
  • Hunger Free Communities Network participants– nonprofit, religious, private and public sector leaders working collectively to end hunger in their communities.
  • Those aspiring to start Hunger Free Community networks or coalitions.
  • Community, faith and business leaders interested in engaging in anti-hunger efforts.
  • Elected and public sector officials interested in understanding the untapped potential to end hunger in their communities. 
  • Community members and students interested in learning how to contribute to solving hunger
Here is the preliminary schedule and registration information

For more information, contact Minerva Delgado, Director of Coalitions & Advocacy at Alliance to End Hunger, at 202-688-1139 or mdelgado@alliancetoendhunger.org

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