Dan Cardinali is the president of Communities In Schools, Inc., the nation's largest dropout prevention organization. He will speak on Tuesday, April 21, during our opening keynote session, on the topic of navigating change and his personal experience with scaling a network to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Hear how Communities in Schools aligned network members around a common purpose to achieve transformational change, how they leveraged their core strengths, ways they engaged foundations and neighbors, and lessons learned that we can apply to our individual organizations and the LSA network as a whole.
Join us April 20-23, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas to celebrate the strength of our Lutheran social ministry network at our largest annual gathering of the year. The LSA Annual Conference brings together nonprofit leaders to build on and celebrate LSA’s national, strong and trusted network, joining hundreds of nonprofit Lutheran social ministry leaders united in the mission of transforming lives and communities. Together, we celebrate the rich history of our Lutheran social ministry heritage and the strength of our national network.
The week of February 2, representatives from 18 DN member organizations and the ELCA met for the 2015 Winter LSA-DN meeting in Safety Harbor, FL. Topics of discussion included state implementation of the HCBS settings regulation, DN's administrative cost survey, direct support workforce issues, member sharing, and much more!