Agenda

Wednesday, Oct. 9
2:30 - 5:00: Registration
3:00 - 5:00: OCDCA Board of Trustees Meeting

3:30 - 5:00: Social Enterprise Incubation Program Pitch Competition
5:30 - 8:30: Unofficial Official Networking Event & Downtown Business Stroll, Canton Brewing Co. Speakeasy

Thursday, Oct. 10
8:00 - 9:30: Continental Breakfast & Registration
9:15 - 10:45: Workshop Session I

Brief, Hard-Hitting Sessions
An Overview of Tree City USA
How to Bring a Plan to Life
The Who, What, and Why of YouthBuild
Pro Formas as a Useful Tool for Non-Profit Agencies
Engaging and Retaining your Organization’s Talent – A Workshop for Executive Directors
What Resources are Available to CDCs?

11:00 - 11:30: OCDCA Annual Business Meeting
11:45 - 1:45: Opening Keynote Lunch, with Dr. John Carlos
2:00 - 5:00: Neighborhood Tours

Affordable Housing in Canton & Stark County
Creative Community Responses to Workforce Initiatives and Employee Retention
Developing Food Access Solutions through Unique Partnerships
Individuals + Community Development = Cohesive Downtown

6:00 - 8:00: Evening Reception, The Historic Onesto Event Center

Friday, Oct. 11
8:00 - 8:45: Registration
8:30 - 9:45: OCDCA Member Awards Breakfast

10:00 - 11:15: Workshop Session II
From Farmers Markets to Mobile Markets
Innovative Practices in Affordable Housing
Civic Engagement

11:30 - 1:00: Workshop Session III
Addressing Racial Inequity in Ohio
Investing in Health, Transforming Neighborhoods
Resources to Help Non-Profits Address Transportation Barriers

Boxed Lunches made available at 12:30

Items listed on the agenda are subject to change.