Prepare to discuss meeting basic human needs at State of Community 2019
State of Community 2019 examines the basic human needs of food, shelter and clothing.
Members of our communities need secure access to all three. Resources exist to help
provide access to these, yet many in in the West Georgia community still have unmet
food, shelter and clothing needs.Individuals, agencies, businesses and nonprofits
across the region are invited to engage in conversations and working groups to discuss
barriers and opportunities to securing access to these basic human needs at the morning
event on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Registration, Breakfast and Information Tables
Presentation of Findings for Carroll and Beyond
Dr. Winston Tripp, director of the College of Social Sciences’ Center for Research, will present research about the state of access to food, shelter and clothing for the West Georgia area, including Carroll, Heard, Troup and Haralson Counties.
Panel Discussion: Food, Shelter, Clothing
Moderator: Dr. Amber Smallwood
Food: Dr. Kathly Skott-Myhre
Shelter: Ms. TIffany Parsons
Clothing: Dr. N. Jane McCandless
Attendees are invited to write brief community announcements on an index card to be read during this session
Coming Together and Breaking Down the Silos
Food: Sumiko Stroud, Bremen Food and Clothing Bank
Clothing: Eddie Holtz, Bowdon
Shelter: Kathy Parsons, Impact West Georgia
Reporting Out - Ways we can come together