Monday, September 28th 11:30am- lunch and networking
Meeting starts PROMPTLY @ Noon
Grace Church 164 Flat Creek Trl Fayetteville
This is an interactive working meeting! We will be divided into three group discussions around current trends for our county:
This will be a rich meeting as we take a good look at these issues and begin discussions around solutions! While we (Fayette County) are rich in resources are there services/programs still lacking or are they not as accessible as they need to be? Those are things we will be looking at Monday, September 28th. Please plan to attend and be a part of this strategic process that will help to keep our kids healthy and safe, our youth to stay in school, graduate and have good opportunities for their future.
Please RSVP by Friday, September 25th for lunch and material count.
FACTOR Collaborative meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month at Grace Church. Next meeting is August 24th!!!
FACTOR General Collaborative May Meeting May 18th @ Grace Evangelical Church -164 Flat Creek Trl Fayetteville11:30am -lunch and networking / program starts at noon. AVPRIDE will provide lunch and our program. Click here: RSVP by Friday COB May 15.
AVPRIDE is working with young people 16 years to 24 years that are low income and have a barrier to education, including basic skills deficient, drop out, homeless, pregnant or parenting, incarceration.
They provide –free of charge- a program that includes occupational skills training, tutoring and help with GED, internships-paid and unpaid, and work to assist with employment in their field of interest.
Join us Monday, May 18th to learn more about how to refer your clients that are 16-24 years, not in school and not employed.
FACTOR Collaborative Meeting
April 27th 11:30am lunch & networking / program begins at noon
PCA Fayette will be presenting "APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH-DID YOU KNOW..."
One tidbit of "Did You Know":
We each play a part in promoting the safety and well-being of children and families in our communities, one of the best strategies for preventing child abuse and neglect. To do this, we need to understand the protective factors that support safety and well-being in families and help parents - who might otherwise be at risk of abusing or neglecting their children - find resources, supports and coping strategies that allow them to parent effectively and protect their children, even under stress.
The following six protective factors have been linked to a lower incidence of child abuse and neglect:
Please RSVP for meeting attendance to email@example.com .
FACTOR Collaborative Meeting Reminder
Monday, February 23rd
Grace Evangelical Church 164 Flat Creek Trl Fayetteville
Lunch and Networking:11:30am Program begins at noon
Program- Fayette Visioning Implementation Plan
Larris Marks & Bob Ross-Fayette Visioning co-chairs
We will break into the four focus groups for discussion
Vision Statement- Fayette County is the place where bold ideas become reality. We shall achieve this through our collaborative and inclusive leadership that elevates education, economic development, employment opportunities, and quality of life to unrivaled heights.
Four major areas of focus for Fayette Visioning Implementation Plan
EDUCATION- Creating a Center of Excellence for K-12 Education and Continuous Lifelong Learning
ECONOMY- Growing a Prosperous and Dynamic Economy
PLACE- Building an Appealing Place to Live, Interact and Enjoy
COMMUNITY- Ensuring Our Diverse Community Continues to Be Inclusive, Safe & Welcoming
Please RSVP to Becky Smith for lunch and materials by Friday, February 20.
October 2014 Collaborative Meeting
FACTOR Collaborative Meeting Reminder
Monday, October 27th
Grace Evangelical Church 164 Flat Creek Trl
11:30am Lunch and Networking/ Program begins at Noon
Children’s Village at Christian City will share about their new program-Safe Place
The National Safe Place program provides access to quick and safe support for runaway and homeless youth in crisis. Come join Phil Kouns – COO of The Children’s Village at Christian City, and Sarah Booth – Safe Place Coordinator for The Children’s Village, as they share information about this important program. As a licensed Safe Place agency, The Children’s Village supports a network of Safe Place sites that can play a valuable role in ongoing community efforts to rescue children before they become trapped in a cycle of violence and abuse.
Please RSVP by close of business Friday , October 24th as we need a count for food and materials. There is a $2 requested donation for meeting expenses for non-FACTOR members.
Executive Director/FACTOR Fayette Family Connection
August FACTOR Collaborative Meeting Reminder
Monday, August 25th
Grace Evangelical Church 164 Flat Creek Trl. Fayetteville
11:30 am lunch & networking begins- program starts at noon.
September is National Preparedness Month
GEMA’s (Georgia Emergency Management Agency) Ready Georgia campaign (www.ready.ga.gov) is focusing during National Preparedness Month on important on steps that individuals, families, businesses and communities should take to prepare for any emergency,
Our guest speaker, Lisa Janak Newnan, Public Affairs Officer from GEMA will be sharing important information for the families we serve and our own for safety preparedness.
Please RSVP by Friday, August 22nd for an accurate lunch and materials count.
FACTOR Collaborative June Meeting
FACTOR Collaborative will meet June 23rd at Grace Evangelical Church 164 Flat Creek Trl Fayetteville
Lunch and networking begins at 11:30am and the meeting time starts at noon.
Please RSVP for lunch and materials count by Friday, June 20 by close of business- firstname.lastname@example.org
Our meeting time will be dedicated to reviewing plans, programs and establishing timelines/partnerships/ priorities for the coming fiscal year that starts July 1. Come ready to participate in conversation around the seven strategies listed below.
Community Annual Plan FY2015
Coordinated Resource Referrals
Increase awareness and access to resources ensure that all families in Fayette County will have access to necessary resources that will equip them and strengthen their ability to make good choices for their family.
Reduce Underage Drinking
Reduce the early onset of alcohol use among 9-20 year olds- Alcohol Prevention Project
ENCORE Senior Leadership
Improve health and well-being of senior adults through giving them relevant opportunities for engagement in the community.
Youth Workforce Development
Increase access to programs and services to help youth with economic & other barriers, to succeed in school and in life.
Prevent Child Abuse Education
Reduce the occurrence of child sexual abuse through a coordinated effort to bring Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children sexual abuse prevention training to leading institutions.
Bring attention to the issue of bullying in our youth serving organizations, including school settings, through a best practice anti-bullying campaign.
Out of School Enrichment
Assist in ensuring that youth (elementary through high school) have access to out of school enrichment program opportunities.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month- FACTOR Collaborative Meeting will highlight agencies and organizations that are front line in protecting children.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Grace Evangelical Church, 164 Flat Creek Trl Fayetteville Lunch and networking start at 11:30am/program starts at noon. Connie New/ Southern Crescent Child Advocacy Center will share about their work with children and the family when abuse has been reported. Lunch sponsor- Sandra Dean/St. Vincent de Paul
Please RSVP by Friday, April 25th close of business email@example.com
The mission of FACTOR is to coordinate resources by bringing all areas of the community together to build a safe ,healthy and drug free Fayette County through education, networking, and advocacy.