The Ally: Apr 2021- Happy Anniversary to The Alliance!

In its second year, The Alliance hit the ground running. After the launch in 2019, we increased the number of staff members, dealt with the pandemic crisis on many fronts, adapted to virtual delivery of training, events, meetings, etc., and moved ahead at warp speed with new programs, communications and events. The Annual Report, which will be published in early summer, summarizes our accomplishments for the past year. Here is an outline for what you can expect to read about in that report:

A Continued Commitment to a Culture of Excellence: Mission, Vision and Values

Alliance Leadership: Meaningful partnerships, emerging issues, COVID rapid response, sector trends

Partnership and Collaboration: National, regional, state , local and public sector

Principles and Standards: Basis for all capacity building, programming, training and consultation
Policy and Advocacy: Affinity Groups for Education, Workforce/Family Economic Success, Health, Endow MS
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: DEI Plan, working with consultant, internal audit, external focus, learning and reflection

Communications: New Website, Communications Plan, The Ally newsletter, Social Media, Publications

Fundraising: Case statement, video, consultants, Maddox Gift, Gates Pilot, etc.
Programs : Training, Learning Tracks, EIA Certification, Events, Innovations Lab, Evaluation and Assessment Financials

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