“Showtime in the East Webinar” November 18, 2013

Report
Eastern Area Programs Webinar
“Showtime in the East”
November 18, 2013
Presented by:
Link Michelle M. Spady-EA Program Chair
Illustrated by
Bradford O. Spady
EA Program Team
Link Kim Mumby Green-STY
Link Cassandra Butler-ITS
Link Jeanette Brummell-The Arts
Link Kimberly Newman McCown-HHS
Link Diane Barreiro Bundy (Acting)-NTS
AGENDA
 Welcome, Who’s on the call? & Instructions for Webinar
 Link Michelle Morgan Spady, EA Chair Programs
 Linkspiration-Link Kim Mumby Green-EA STY Chair
 Greetings-Link Dianne S. Hardison, EA Director
 Brief Recap of Last Call-Link Spady
 “It’s Showtime in the East”: Best Practice Programs showcasing the implementation of
National Signature Programs/Initiatives and the use of the Links’ Service Delivery
Model (SDM)
Programs Making an Impact (PMI) and Transforming lives
 Q&A
 Adjourn
 *Next call January 15, 2014- Focus: “Strategies for a Winning Program Report”
On the call in October
NATIONAL
PROGRAMS
CO-DIRECTOR
Link Barbra Ruffin-Boston
EASTERN AREA DIRECTOR
LINK DIANNE S. HARDISON
Eastern Area Program Chair
Link Michelle Morgan Spady
Old Dominion VA Chapter
Link Jeanette Brummell
Chair, The Arts
North Jersey Chapter
Link Kimberly NewmanMcCown
Chair, Health & Human Services
Penn Towne Chapter
Link Cassandra Butler
Chair
International Trends & Services
Farmington Valley Chapter
Link Diane Bundy Barreiro
Chair, National Trends & Services
(Acting)
Essex County NJ Chapter
Link Kimberly Mumby Green
Chair, Services To Youth
Fairfield County Chapter
RECAP-OCTOBER CON CALL
How Links Program Smart are you?
The Answer is :
www.linksinc.org
And
www.easternarealinks.org
Question is:
What are the 2 most important
websites that you need to know as a
member of The Links, Incorporated?
The Answer is:
Question is:
What should you read each month?
Answer is:
Area Director
Area Program Chair
Area Facet Chairs
Sub-Committee Chairs
Chapter Program
Coordinators
Chapter Facet Chairs
Question is:
Who’s Who in the structure?
Area Director
Area Program Chair
Area Facet Chairs
Sub-Committee Chairs
Chapter Program
Coordinators
Chapter Facet Chairs
The Answer is :
1. Delivering and Sustaining Transformational Programs- This area
involves designing and conducting programs that are community relevant
and have a positive, long-term impact. The community is engaged in the
design, implementation and delivery.
2. Enhanced Member Service and Engagement- This area focuses on
ensuring that members get what they need, when they need it, in the
manner that is appropriate and most effective for their utilization at all
levels of the organization. It involves embracing friendship, engaging in
training, and communicating effectively.
3. Fund Development and Fiscal Responsibility- This area involves
ensuring that the organization has adequate resources to support its
strategic priorities at all levels. It focuses on transparency, accountability
and good stewardship.
The Answer is :
4. Leadership Development- This area involves training leaders
at all levels of the organization including chapters, area, and
national. Members are prepared to lead within the organization
to ensure consistency, continuity and manage intergenerational
opportunities.
5. Organizational Assessment and Alignment- This area involves
evaluating all aspects of the organization, including but not
limited to membership, leaders, programs, partners, funders,
chapters, staff, etc.). The data is used to facilitate connecting all
aspects of the organization.
6. Promoting Links Brand- This area includes reaching
consensus about who we are, what we do and the value we
bring. We communicate and collaborate effectively both
internally and externally.
The Question is:
What are the 6 Guiding Principles of The
Links Incorporated and your Strategic Plan
should be in alignment with these?
*Key to Program Planning
The Answer is:
The Question is:
What is the Program Pyramid and name
its components?
Base-Strategic Planning
Middle-Membership
Top-Programs
*Key to Program Planning
Answer is:
1. Deliver and Sustain Transformational Programs
Goal 1: By the end of 2013, further operationalize the
Service Delivery Model as a tool for planning,
implementing and evaluating programs for their long term
impact and relevance to communities.
Goal 2: By the end of 2014, develop additional targeted
focus areas within health/well-being and education for
community-relevant program development.
Goal 3: Support program sustainability by engaging
community partners/collaborators in the design,
implementation and delivery of all programs.
The Question is:
What are the 3 National Strategic goals for
Delivering and Sustaining
Transformational Programs?
Answer is:
All Chapters will have transformational
programming by 2014.
Question is:
What is the Links, Incorporated’s vision
for Programs?
And
Will your Chapter’s program be part of
that vision?
The Answer is:
All of them.
The Question is:
Which of National’s goals did the
Eastern Area adopt?
Can you define and use:
SMART goals:
Specific
Measurable
Aattainable
Realistic
Timely
SDM :
Service
Delivery
Model
PMI
Programs
Making
Impact
What is the difference between a
project and a program?
Know the Answer…
*A project is a series of episodic events. Activities
with no real purpose.
*A program is “A comprehensive approach to
solving a problem or addressing an issue or need
in a chapter’s community.”
It is long term and has specified outcomeoriented objectives.
What were some of the qualities of
the award-winning programs?
Under budget
Sustainable
*High percentage of member
participation
Impact in the community
Collaboration
*Part of a signature program
Name a National Signature
Program
or
National Initiative
&
The related Facet
Know the
Answer…
National Signature Programs
Before a program becomes a National Signature Program it
must have:
•
•
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
Brought forward to the Executive Council & then voted on
Operated successfully across all Areas for at least 5 years
Shown clear results for improvement using the SDM
Monitored and evaluated
Can only be discontinued through the same process
Know the
Answer…
National Signature Initiative
Once operating successfully for a minimum of 4
years, a National Initiative can be presented to the
Executive Council for a vote for it to become a
Signature Program. This program has content, and
clear guidelines for implementing successfully where
results can be measured (using the Service Delivery
Model). The program has a long track record for
success.
Discontinued using the same process.
What is an Umbrella Program?
Fully Integrated Program – All 5 Facets
working on the same program with one
facet leading
What is an Integrated Program?
2 to 3 Facets working together on the same
program with one facet leading
Can every member in your
Chapter answer the questions in
the “11 Key Steps for
Transformational Programming?
ARE YOU READY?
“Kiana” Illustrated by
Bradford O. Spady
IT’S SHOWTIME IN THE EAST!!
SHOWTIME IN THE EAST!
Line up!!
“SHOW” Chapter’s & Programs :
1. EA HHS Chair-U-Million Hearts Initiative
2. Potomac VA-U-The Arts-Studio Africa
“2013 Hardiman Johnson Program Award Winner” Award Amount: $1,500
3. Greater Providence RI-U-ITS-L.I.F.E. Program
4. Harbor City MD-Left Brain, Right Brain STEM-u-lation
5. South Jersey NJ-U-STY-Can You Imagine Me?
6. Commonwealth VA-U-STY-Young Achievers & H.E.R.O.
Health for Life –Educational Enrichment-Reading is Fun-Oppprtunities to Accelerate the
Arts-Cultural Enrichment and Global Initiatives
7. Rancocas Valley NJ-U-STY-Fresh Start Mentoring Program
8. James River Valley,VA-U-STY-VA UNION UNIVERSITY/HBCU Initiative
9. Bucks County PA-U-HHS-Oral Health & STY Keepin’ It Real
10.Brooklyn NY-The Arts- Can You Imagine Me? & Annual Women of
African Descent Film Festival
11.Arlington-U-NTS -Dollars and Sense: Women and Wealth

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