BBYO International Convention 2015 Program Guide - Page 44

General Information Shuk Details Program Schedule Additional Information 42 BBYO Leadership Lab: BBYO Stand UP: Hunger, Atlanta Community Food Bank Founded in 1979, the Atlanta Community Food Bank procures more than 50 million pounds of food and groceries each year and distributes it to more than 600 nonprofit partner agencies serving families and individuals in 29 metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties. Participate in interactive service projects and hear from local experts on the impact that ACFB has on the greater Atlanta community! Facilitators: Chris Ferguson, Education Outreach Coordinator, Atlanta Community Food Bank; Brittney Palmer, Education Outreach Coordinator, Atlanta Community Food Bank; Vilma Wallace, Volunteer Program Manager, Atlanta Community Food Bank BBYO Leadership Lab: BBYO Stand UP: Inclusivity, Marcus Autism Center  Through interactive learning sessions at the Marcus Autism Center, learn the latest research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopmental condition which unfolds during the first few years of life. Meet with national leaders from Autism Speaks, Friendship Circle and Marcus Autism Center while getting an inside look into the innovative and groundbreaking work they do. Facilitators: Sue Dale, Practice Director, Marcus Autism Center; Kimberly Dick, Director of Field Development, Georgia and Tennessee, Autism Speaks; Bentzion Groner, National Director, Friendship Circle BBYO Leadership Lab: BBYO Stand UP: Philanthropy, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Participate in interactive workshops and activities to become a better fundraiser! Led by philanthropic experts from the Jewish Teen Funders Network, the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and several global philanthropies, you’ll develop a better understanding as to how to inspire donors for your BBYO Stand UP causes and community events like Marathon Madness! You will gain new fundraising skills to support your chapters, philanthropies and initiatives! Facilitators: Brianna Holtzman, Program Director, Jewish Teen Funders Network; Mark Moskowitz, Southeast Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League; Jillian Wagenheim, Director of Family and Corporate Philanthropy, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta; Stefanie Zelkind, Director, Jewish Teen Funders Network BBYO Leadership Lab: BBYO Stand UP: The Environment, Atlanta BeltLine The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive transportation and economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment programs underway in the United States. Volunteer on this transformative project and make a difference by helping with litter control, invasive plant removal and other beautification projects. Note: This BBYO Leadership Lab will be outdoors. Facilitators: David Eisner, Repair The World, Executive Director; Sharron Sylvain, Atlanta Beltline Partnership; Jamie Zinn, Repair the World, Special Projects Director