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Elevating Our Communities’ Voices | The Power of Voting ūüďĚ


“Elevating Our Communities’ Voices¬†– How to Help Your Community through Voter Registration”
A webinar hosted by Scranton Area Community Foundation and Women’s Whistle Stop

Join us on Friday, August 21, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. for an informative webinar on how to encourage and promote voter registration. This webinar is free and open to all who may wish to attend. To register, click the link below.Please join us on
Friday, August 21, 2020
at 9:00 AM



Presented by the Women’s Whistle Stop in partnership with the Scranton Area Community Foundation, the League of Women Voters, and PennFuture.

This hour-long webinar gives¬†nonprofit organizations the opportunity to elevate the voices of those in their communities‚ÄĒclients, consumers, patients, etc.

Speakers include:
LaTida Smith, President & CEO at the Moses Taylor Foundation
Laura Ducceschi,  President & CEO at the Scranton Area Community Foundation
Diana Dakey, League of Women Voters
Emily Gale, Director of Civic Engagement at PennFuture
Sam Maloney, Women’s Whistle Stop
Susan Belin, Women’s Whistle Stop

Women‚Äôs Whistle Stop¬†is proud to honor American women and girls as we mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution‚Äďwomen‚Äôs right to vote!

About Women’s Whistle Stop
Established with the Scranton Area Community Foundation in May 2019, the¬†Women’s¬†Whistle¬†Stop¬†Scranton Fund¬†charitably supports the Women‚Äôs¬†Whistle¬†Stop, Scranton.¬†Women‚Äôs¬†Whistle¬†Stop, Scranton, is a¬†Women 100¬†Proud Partners, which is led by Vision 2020. Funds may also be used in the Scranton area to directly empower women, provide gender equality education, and to support other purposes related to ensuring¬†women’s¬†rights.¬†

Please note: The Scranton Area Community Foundation is non-political, unbiased, and non-partisan, and does not support or endorse any political candidates.

The 2020 NEPA Learning Conference is going VIRTUAL!
Join us on September 17 – 18, 2020
for the 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference!

Back by popular demand…

The Inaugural¬†NEPA¬†Learning¬†Conference¬†was such a success in 2019 and so many of you asked us to bring it back again. We’re proud to announce that we are bringing it back this year‚ÄĒbut virtually!

The¬†2020¬†Virtual¬†NEPA¬†Learning¬†Conference¬†offers an opportunity for local nonprofit organizations and nonprofit professionals to receive in-depth training‚ÄĒvirtually‚ÄĒfrom local and nationally-recognized presenters!

Hosted by the Scranton Area Community Foundation‚Äôs Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence in partnership with Moses Taylor Foundation, the¬†2020¬†NEPA¬†Learning¬†Conference¬†will take place on¬†Thursday, September 17, and Friday, September 18, 2020‚ÄĒand you’ll be able to attend right from your own computer.

The full agenda including specific information about the breakout sessions, speakers, and more will be announced soon, but registration is open now.

This conference will be offered at a special, low rate of just $49.


Due to the public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to support the health and well-being of our region, we will host the 2020 NEPA Learning Conference virtually through the official conference platform, Whova. The conference platform/Whova app and additional conference details will be available in the coming weeks.
The 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference is proudly sponsored by the Scranton Area Community Foundation in partnership with Moses Taylor Foundation. 

For more information about the 2020 Virtual NEPA Learning Conference, please visit www.nepalearningconference.com.

To learn about how you can become involved as a sponsor or a virtual exhibitor, please contact Maggie Martinelli at the Scranton Area Community Foundation via email at maggie@safdn.org.

The Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center (NCAC) requests your feedback!

Our friends at NCAC, under NEPA Alliance,¬†are looking for input on how to best assist you, the organizations on the front lines, addressing the immediate needs of our communities. Please take 5 minutes to complete¬†this survey¬†on sharing with them what services you need more of, and less of!¬† “Your input is vital to the development of the network, so thank you for your time,” states¬†Athena Aardweg, Community Services Manager¬†at NCAC. “We couldn‚Äôt be more grateful to stand arm in arm with you on making this region our home.”
Take Survey


The Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence was established by the Scranton Area Community Foundation in 2012 to serve the capacity building needs of nonprofit organizations in the Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) region to help them meet their critical missions more effectively and to improve their impact throughout NEPA. The Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence works with partners to provide relevant training programs, technical assistance, and additional resources free of charge or at low cost to local nonprofit organizations.

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