Anchor Institutions Task Force

Anchor Institutions Task Force Conference – Oct 24-25

Posted on August 27, 2019

Our Tenth Anniversary Conference is continuing to take shape. We have a couple of updates to share with you.
First of all, we are very pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the morning of October 25: Andrew Delbanco, President, The Teagle Foundation. Read more about Dr. Delbanco here: http://www.teaglefoundation.org/About/Staff/Members/Andrew-Delbanco
Also, thanks to those who submitted session ideas. We are excited about the sessions that will take place on October 25 at 10am:
    Connecting Kids for Community: Grinnell Education Partnership
Organizer: Monica Chavez-Silva, Grinnell College

Anchor Institutions and Community Development Financial Institutions: Leveraging Capital to Strengthen Communities
Organizer: Amir Kirkwood, Opportunity Financial Network

Building Partnerships with South African Higher Education Anchor Institutions: Some Lessons and Strategies
Organizer: Kyle Farmbry, Rutgers University-Newark

Creating a K-20 Continuum on Campus
Organizer:Ron Berkman, Cleveland State University

Our Tenth Anniversary Conference will take place on October 24 and 25 in New York City at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel. Here is the frame of the conference program: 
https://www.margainc.com/aitf-annual-conference/
We will include names of confirmed speakers on the conference agenda very soon.  Conference registration remains open. Note that the early bird registration rate will last until one month before the conference.  You can still make hotel reservations at our group rate.

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