Join us for OUR Community Social Services Impact Forum on June 17, 2015 from 8:00AM to 12:30PM at Dominican University – Priory Campus, 7200 West Division Street in River Forest, IL.. This free event aims to bring together social service organizations and community advocates in Austin, Maywood, Berwyn, Cicero, Oak Park and River Forest.

The keynote speaker will be 1st District Commissioner Richard Boykin

Participants can expect to meet other social service professionals and have the opportunity to discuss future partnerships and impact programs.  Speakers will highlight topics focusing on funder speak and grant making opportunities, how to develop and manage board of directors, where to look for alliances and partner ships, and how to manage and recruit volunteers. A light continental breakfast will be available and we will also be serving lunch at the end of the program.

The event is sponsored by Dominican UniversityWednesday Journal, the Austin Weekly News‘ West Side Bridge networking group,Visit Oak Park, and the Community Works Partnership as well as the Community Leadership Program that are both supported by the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation.

Let’s get together, find our collective strength, and build power in this challenging political climate!

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