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Women's Fund FORUM

11-16-2021

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at ONLINE
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm

News reports of Afghan refugees being resettled in the United States have become a daily headline. Nashville has resources that have been in place for decades to greet our new neighbors. This panel is filled with experienced women who are part of Nashville’s support system for refugees. They...

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News reports of Afghan refugees being resettled in the United States have become a daily headline. Nashville has resources that have been in place for decades to greet our new neighbors. This panel is filled with experienced women who are part of Nashville’s support system for refugees. They will share the history and experience of how their organizations help refugees find friendship, physical and mental healthcare, education, and skills to create independence and economic self-sufficiency.

Panelists:

  • Vanessa Lazón, Metro Nashville Public Schools EL Family & Community Specialist (Former Director at Mayor’s Office of New Americans)
  • Amy Richardson, MPH Chief Community Health Officer, Siloam Health
  • Louisa Saratora, State Refugee Coordinator, Tennessee Office for Refugees (a department of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville)

Moderator:

  • Kasar Abdulla, Independent Consultant, Community Member

The Women’s Fund Forum Chair:

  • Johari Matthews, Northwest Family YMCA, Executive Director

The Women’s Fund Board Chair:

  • Meera Ballal, J.D., M.Ed., Founder of Women’s Healthcare Initiative

Mark your calendar and join The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for The Women’s Fund FORUM 2021.

For questions, call Jenni at (615) 321-4939 x136.

NOTE: Your confirmation email will contain the link to view the FORUM.

 

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Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Luncheon

12-02-2021

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Dec 02 @ 11:30 am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on December 2nd at the Music City Center to Susan and Luke Simons, civic and community leaders known for their generous philanthropy in the arts, healthcare and...

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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on December 2nd at the Music City Center to Susan and Luke Simons, civic and community leaders known for their generous philanthropy in the arts, healthcare and beyond.

HEALTH CHECKS REQUIRED
To help ensure a safe return of live events, this event requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72 hours prior to the event to attend. Protective masks are to be worn by all attendees — regardless of vaccination status — at all times, except while actively eating and drinking.


About Joe Kraft and The Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Fund

Established in 1993, the Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award recognizes community leaders who embody the strength of character and unwavering integrity of the late Joe Kraft. Past honorees include Amy Grant and Vince Gill, John Seigenthaler, Francis S. Guess, Clayton McWhorter, Aubrey Harwell, Jayme and McDonald Williams, Monroe J. Carell Jr., Pauline Gore, Martha Ingram, Karl Dean, Jim Haslam II, Steve and Cal Turner Jr., Phil Bredesen and Andrea Conte, Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, Jack B. Turner, and Jerry B. Williams, among others.

Location: This event will be held in the Davidson Ballroom.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Community Food + Drink

Women's Fund FORUM

11-16-2021

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at ONLINE
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm

News reports of Afghan refugees being resettled in the United States have become a daily headline. Nashville has resources that have been in place for decades to greet our new neighbors. This panel is filled with experienced women who are part of Nashville’s support system for refugees. They...

[more+]

News reports of Afghan refugees being resettled in the United States have become a daily headline. Nashville has resources that have been in place for decades to greet our new neighbors. This panel is filled with experienced women who are part of Nashville’s support system for refugees. They will share the history and experience of how their organizations help refugees find friendship, physical and mental healthcare, education, and skills to create independence and economic self-sufficiency.

Panelists:

  • Vanessa Lazón, Metro Nashville Public Schools EL Family & Community Specialist (Former Director at Mayor’s Office of New Americans)
  • Amy Richardson, MPH Chief Community Health Officer, Siloam Health
  • Louisa Saratora, State Refugee Coordinator, Tennessee Office for Refugees (a department of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville)

Moderator:

  • Kasar Abdulla, Independent Consultant, Community Member

The Women’s Fund Forum Chair:

  • Johari Matthews, Northwest Family YMCA, Executive Director

The Women’s Fund Board Chair:

  • Meera Ballal, J.D., M.Ed., Founder of Women’s Healthcare Initiative

Mark your calendar and join The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for The Women’s Fund FORUM 2021.

For questions, call Jenni at (615) 321-4939 x136.

NOTE: Your confirmation email will contain the link to view the FORUM.

 

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Tags:   Community

Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Luncheon

12-02-2021

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Dec 02 @ 11:30 am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on December 2nd at the Music City Center to Susan and Luke Simons, civic and community leaders known for their generous philanthropy in the arts, healthcare and...

[more+]

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on December 2nd at the Music City Center to Susan and Luke Simons, civic and community leaders known for their generous philanthropy in the arts, healthcare and beyond.

HEALTH CHECKS REQUIRED
To help ensure a safe return of live events, this event requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72 hours prior to the event to attend. Protective masks are to be worn by all attendees — regardless of vaccination status — at all times, except while actively eating and drinking.


About Joe Kraft and The Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Fund

Established in 1993, the Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award recognizes community leaders who embody the strength of character and unwavering integrity of the late Joe Kraft. Past honorees include Amy Grant and Vince Gill, John Seigenthaler, Francis S. Guess, Clayton McWhorter, Aubrey Harwell, Jayme and McDonald Williams, Monroe J. Carell Jr., Pauline Gore, Martha Ingram, Karl Dean, Jim Haslam II, Steve and Cal Turner Jr., Phil Bredesen and Andrea Conte, Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, Jack B. Turner, and Jerry B. Williams, among others.

Location: This event will be held in the Davidson Ballroom.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Community Food + Drink