May 4th, 2022

Let’s Talk Video and PowerPoint Archived Resources

Here are archived resources from our Let’s Talk Series  (please, scroll down)

Let’s Talk Zooms are quick 30 minute conversations to help you learn more about what is happening in various parts of the mission driven sector. These monthly gatherings connect you to leaders in various sectors and enable you to ask questions.

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2022 Let’s Talk Video Recordings and Resources (please click on links below)

January (postponed) Let’s Talk: Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence with Heather Campbell, Advocacy Center

February (2/8) Let’s Talk: Local Food System  VIDEO and SLIDES  with Katie Hallas, Tompkins Food System Plan Coordinator, Tompkins Food Future

March (3/8) Let’s Talk: Mental Health, VIDEO with Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Public Health Director and Mental Health Commissioner

April (4/19) Let’s Talk: Human Rights  VIDEO and SLIDES  with Peyi Soyinka-Airewele and Ruth Yarrow, Tompkins County Human Rights Commission

May (5/24) Let’s Talk: Resilient Communities with Janet Cotraccia, Community Foundation VIDEO and SLIDES

June (6/14) Let’s Talk: Reimagining Public Safety with Karen Yearwood, City of Ithaca, Reimagining Public Safety Working Group  VIDEO and SLIDES

2021 Let’s Talk Video Recordings and Resources

January 12 Let’s Talk: Substance Use Disorder Services, VIDEO with Angela Sullivan, Executive Director of the Alcohol and Drug Council

February 9 Let’s Talk: People with Disabilities, VIDEO with Jan Lynch, Executive Director of the Finger Lakes Independence Center (FLIC)

March 9 Let’s Talk: Mental Health, VIDEO with Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Mental Health Commissioner

April 6 Let’s Talk: COVID-19 Response, VIDEOPowerPoint with Janet Cotraccia, Chief Impact Officer, Community Foundation

May 4 Let’s Talk: Summer Camp, VIDEOPowerPoint with Kate Shanks-Booth, Director of Tompkins County Youth Services

June 1 Let’s Talk: Arts & Culture, VIDEOPowerPoint with Megan Barber, Executive Director of  Community Arts Partnership (CAP)

July 20 Let’s Talk: Farming, Justice and Land Access, VIDEOPowerPoint with Christa Nunez, Director of Khuba International

August 24 Let’s Talk: Child Care, VIDEOPowerPoint with Sue Dale-Hall, CEO, Child Development Council

September 28 Let’s Talk: Housing and 2-1-1 Services, VIDEOPowerPoint with Simone Gatson and Brett Irish, Housing Specialists, Human Services Coalition

October 26 Let’s Talk: Environment,  VIDEOPowerPoint  with Andy Zepp, Finger Lakes Land Trust

November 9 Let’s Talk: Campus, Community, & COVID, VIDEO with Gary Stewart, Cornell University

December 7  Let’s Talk: Immigration,   VIDEO  Powerpoint A and Powerpoint B       Immigration Volunteer Opportunities    with Khandikile Sokoni, Counsel, Grossman Young & Hammond, LLC and Stephen Yale-Loehr, Professor, Cornell University and Counsel, Miller Mayer, LLP


August – December 2020 Monthly Let’s Talk virtual conversations with nonprofit sector leaders

August 5 Let’s Talk: K-12 Schools, VIDEO with Dr. Jeffrey A. Matteson, District Superintendent and CEO of the Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

September 2 Let’s Talk: Housing, VIDEO with Liddy Bargar, Coordinator of Housing Initiatives, Human Services Coalition

October 7 Let’s Talk: Food System, VIDEO with Holly Payne, Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force Coordinator

November 18 Let’s Talk: Workers, VIDEO with Pete Meyers, Coordinator of Tompkins Workers Center

December 15 Let’s Talk: Community and Neighborhoods, VIDEO with Travis Brooks, Deputy Director of Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) and Director of My Brother’s Keeper Ithaca