How Corporations, Non-Profits, and Governments Collaborate to Do Good Better

Start time 2024-05-21 04:25
Finished Time 2024-05-21 04:25

September 24
(Social Impact)3
How Corporations, Non-Profits, and Governments Collaborate to Do Good Better

This session will explore the power of the collective to bring about innovative solutions to the challenges that communities face.

Portraits of Michael SorrellMichael Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College

Michael J. Sorrell is the 34th President of Paul Quinn College. Under his leadership, the school is experiencing one of the greatest turnarounds in the history of higher education. Michael’s vision is to permanently transform PQC into a nationally elite small college by focusing on entrepreneurship, innovation, academic rigor, and servant leadership.



SusanHoff3Susan Hoff, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Prior to joining the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas team in 2009, Susan was the CEO and President of ChildCareGroup, a Dallas based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, delivering and expanding the best child care services available outside the home. She worked in several other nonprofit organizations including Educational First Steps, Good Shepherd Community Center, and Rainbow Days.  Her professional experience includes the positions of teacher, child care center director, and parent educator in domestic violence and drug abuse prevention programs. She is a trainer and public speaker, has developed curricula and educational publications for children and adults, and is an accomplished fund developer. Susan is a well known children’s advocate at the local, state, and national levels.


NanNan Aron, President, Alliance for Justice

Alliance for Justice (AFJ) is a national association of more than 100 leading not-for-profit organizations united in ensuring a fair, equitable and democratic society. AFJ is premised on the belief that all Americans have the right to equal access to a diverse and balanced judiciary. Its focus on encouraging civic engagement and strengthening nonprofit advocacy is central to its mission. AFJ works to ensure that advocacy and pathways to justice are understandable and accessible for everyday people. Its multi-pronged approach of utilizing research, strategy, collaboration and public education to fight for democratic ideals has produced a record of results.



brittModerated by: Rev. Gerald Britt, Vice President of Public Policy & Workforce Development, CitySquare

Rev. Britt crafts the public policy agenda for CitySquare, a social service, social justice non-profit in Dallas, TX. In that role, Rev. Britt has led CitySquare in successful advocacy resulting in increased compensation for the wrongfully convicted, public awareness campaigns that have dealt with pitfalls of for-profit colleges, sensible immigration reform. His work has resulted in local ordinances and state legislation to regulate the predatory loan industry.