Decades of funding expertise will come together to support rural resilience initiatives on June 9th from noon - 1:30 p.m. ET in a webinar hosted by the Campaign on Trauma Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) and PACEs Connection. Register now.
“We’re excited to present this group of three experts, who have worked in every corner of the United States, to help rural communities secure what more they can of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding and opioid settlement funds, as well as other state and local funds. We’ll talk about available funding, zero in on challenges unique to rural communities, and find out how experts are helping,” said Jesse Kohler, CTIPP executive director.
Adrienne Elder, director of interagency projects at EB Consulting of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, will share information about a statewide public-private partnership that includes more than 30 counties working with leadership from the Oklahoma Public Health Institute.
Dave Ellis is continuing his 28th year of consulting upon completion of his contract to serve as executive director of the Office of Resilience for the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. Ellis has run the first statewide resilience initiative in the country and is a veteran of securing funding for domestic violence, homelessness prevention, community engagement, diversity and equity, juvenile justice initiatives, and more.
Teresa Purcell of Longview, Washington, is a national political, communications, and organizing consultant working in rural America and with Black, Indigenous and people of color communities. She has worked in 34 states to help a wide variety of clients with strategic planning, program development and implementation, advocacy, civic engagement, and fundraising.
“This group of experts brings together a rich and successful track record of working with federal, state, and local funders and will share successes, insights, and answers to attendee questions,” said Kohler.
Register here for the webinar.