Partnership for Families, Children and Adults 5th Annual Virtual Leadership Conference Is Sept. 15-16

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults announces its 5th Annual “Virtual” Leadership Conference September 15-16. Due to COVID-19, the conference will be held virtually with all sessions via Zoom, as follows:

? Sept. 15 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with a virtual networking session from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; and
? Sept. 16 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults is a comprehensive non-profit human services
organization which has served the Tennessee Valley community for 140 years, providing
counseling, crisis intervention and prevention and educational services. Its mission is
“Empowering People. Building Communities.”

“This leadership conference does just that,” said Raquel Hildago, director of Quality for Partnership and one of the organizers of the conference. “It is for social workers, new and experienced advocates, and community leaders. The conference is designed for professionals and students who work in the field of mental health and social services, giving them tools and knowledge in how to navigate during these challenging times”.

This conference will include local leaders and presenters, along with a keynote speaker
presentation about leadership development - Unlearn Everything and Live: A Blueprint for
Success, by Lakweshia Ewing, CEO/lead principle at Unlearn Everything and Live.

Ms. Ewing holds multiple degrees in psychology, education, and organizational leadership and is a
founding member of the Sankofa Fund for Civic African Americans in the Chattanooga area. She
was recognized by Association of Fundraising Professionals as the Corporate Philanthropist of the Year as well as The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga Whitney M Young Community Service.

Additional presenters are experts in their field, including Chattanooga Chief of Police David Roddy, Alexis Willis, Dr. Amy Doolittle, Dr. David Banks and many others. 

There will be hourly sessions that explore a wide-range of topics from Complex Case Management to Retirement, such as Achieving a Work-Life Balance; Intimate Partner Violence; The Challenging Task of Assisting Released Felons; 2020 Vision: The Four Dimensions of Sight Every Leader Needs; and Leadership: Tough Decisions Don’t Have to Look Tough.

Register for this virtual event at partnershipfca.com/conference. For more information about the
leadership conference, contact Amy Carlton at acarlton@partnershipfca.com, 423-490-5626.


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