FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Rhonda Shrader
Every Voice Engaged Foundation Partners with Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
Every Voice Engaged® Foundation (Scotts Valley, CA) and the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley (San Jose, CA) are joining forces to engage the Latino community in achieving an ambitious agenda of initiatives.
Together, the organizations will present a Make My Community Great! engagement exercise at the North Fair Oaks Community Festival (Redwood City, CA) on August 19, 2012. Named Nuestro Futuro – Our Future the event will focus on an interactive, collaborative activity to engage voices and viewpoints from Latinos throughout the community in support of Hispanic Foundation program priorities. Festival attendees may visit the Hispanic Foundation information booth to participate in the Make My Community Great! exercise. The booth will be located on Block H (no booth number), between 4th and 5th Avenues.
Bilingual facilitators will provide the opportunity for community members to share their ideas for community improvement. The process is designed to convene and engage the community to create and share ideas by engaging with others in their definition, in order to build commitment for sustainable change.
Every Voice Engaged is committed to transforming communities and organizations with the power of every voice. Trained facilitators use proven techniques and structured activities to uncover stakeholders’ true concerns, resulting in a deeper level of commitment that drives sustainable change and growth.
The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley is a public foundation dedicated to inspiring community philanthropy and engaging people to invest in the health, educational achievement, and leadership development of a thriving Hispanic community in Silicon Valley.