Partnering with Other Organizations
Join us on March 28 for a free introduction to partnering with other organizations with RISE co-founder and president Tony Young.
Funders are focusing more than ever on an organization's ability to connect and collaborate with partnering agencies. Working with other organizationsother nonprofits, school districts, government agencies, and for-profit companiesprovides a more comprehensive approach towards accomplishing an organization's mission and objectives.
This workshop will:
Help participants create a working strategy to partner with other organizations for better mission success.
Provide guidance in assessing an organization's preparedness to collaborate with like-minded entities.
Assist in creating a clear and comprehensive collaboration strategy for your organization.
Target audience: Staff, board, and volunteers fromsmall nonprofit organizations throughout San Diego County, with priority registration for those from organizations offering health and social services to high-risk/high-need populations.
Seating is limitedregister today. Parking at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center is free and the venue is accessible via public transportation from the MTS Euclid Avenue Trolley Station.
Facilitator: Tony Young is the co-founder and president of RISE San Diego where he is responsible for building strategic partnerships and advancing community relations. He was an educator and taught middle school in the San Diego Unified School District for more than ten years before building a career in public service advocating for policies and services critical to the lives within the communities he represented. In 2004, Tony was elected to the San Diego City Council where he served in a variety of leadership positions, including council president and chair of the budget, audit, and rules and intergovernmental affairs committees. During his time in office, he authored the citys first fair banking ordinance as well as legislation to create the Gang Prevention and Intervention Commission and the small business contracting ordinance. In 2013, he was appointed CEO of the American Red Cross San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter; under his direction, the organization developed collaborative relationships with businesses, government agencies, and community organizations to address community-wide needs for emergency preparation. He served as chair of Kevin Faulconers Mayoral Transition Team as well as on numerous boards and committees that have provided him with a unique insight into the needs of the greater San Diego community, including the SANDAG, San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, and League of California Cities. Tony received his degree in socio-economics from Howard University and teaching credentials from the University of San Diego, and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy Schools Executive Education program. He and his wife, Jacque, live in San Diego and have three daughters.
This training opportunity is made possible by the County of San Diego:
Mar 28, 2018
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