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April 10, 2015
Dear Community Leader
As a respected leader in our community, your influence and contributions are important to the long-term
success of our community. Whether you are a business owner/leader, a public servant or an individual striving
to provide for your family; your contributions to the insights and solutions that address poverty in our
community are needed.
On behalf of Southwest Arizona Futures Forum, we invite you to join SAFF and WACOG / VISTA on Thursday,
April 16, 2015 6:30am – 1:00pm as we explore “Understanding Poverty in our Community.”
Join over 100 local community leaders in developing our local consensus viewpoint. At the conclusion of our
session, our final report will become the catalyst for creating life changing solutions across our community.
6:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m.
7:45 a.m.
8:00 a.m.
9:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m.
Check-in and breakfast
Welcome and introductions
Simulation Overview
Poverty Simulation
Panelists Presentations:
Cynthia Zwick, Executive Director, Arizona Community Action Association
Luke Black, MA – Equal Voices Facilitator, Arizona Community Action Association
Break Out Sessions
Speaker: Kimberly Will, State Program Director, Corp. for National and Community Service
Review of Final Session Plenary Report
Consider this day an investment in the long-term success of your community. We appreciate your time and
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Shelley Mellon
Chair, Southwest Arizona Futures Forum