March 2017 Schenectady Bridges Champions Meeting

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST

28 Yates St. , Schenectady, NY, 12308, United States

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Wednesday, 8 March 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST

Schenectady Works Social Enterprise Headquarters, 28 Yates St. , Schenectady, NY, 12308, United States.

 Wednesday, March 8, 2017


Schenectady Works

28 Yates Street

Schenectady, NY



refreshments will be served


Bridges Champions represent Schenectady Bridges Partners & affiliate organizations/businesses at monthly meetings and through daily integration and collaboration.  


The Schenectady Bridges Out of Poverty Champions meetings create opportunities for employers, community and government organizations, social service agencies, businesses and individuals to come together as powerful tools for change.  This collaborative works together to support those who are moving from poverty to sustainability.


During our monthly meetings we will continue our Bridges work to:

  • Share best practices and new initiatives
  • Share resources, plans and strategies
  • Explore poverty, its causes, hidden rules and impact
  • Examine communication patterns
  • Identify resources and strengths
  • Develop action plans to improve services
  • Bring people from all sectors together to view poverty through a new lens
  • Build skill sets for management to help guide employees and increase retention
  • Improve treatment outcomes
  • Provide insights into the challenges and strengths of those who live in poverty
  • Introduce strategies for changing program designs, policies and procedures to improve outcomes


Members of the Champions group are responsible for:

The integration of Bridges Out of Poverty constructs into organizational policies, practices and procedures through internal training & continuous improvement.

Attending monthly Schenectady Bridges Champions Meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Attend relevant trainings, planning sessions and events as scheduled.

Complete Schenectady Bridges Champion assignments & projects.  


NOTE:  The location for these monthly meetings will rotate through our Bridges Champions locations.  Location updates for future meetings will be emailed in the weeks prior to the meeting.























Cancellation policy

Please call 518-346-2275 x404 or email if you are unable to attend.

Schenectady Works

Schenectady Bridges exists to build bridges that support individuals from our community as they move from poverty to sustainability. Utilizing the Bridges Out of Poverty constructs as a foundation, Schenectady Bridges will collaboratively and innovatively build resources and remove barriers through dynamic programmatic and economic development leading to individual, organizational, and community-wide wellness, opportunity, and transformation.

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