Social Services

  1. Overcoming the Challenges of Immigration, Marie-Rose Sirukari, President of the African Women Council, and Kenge Malikidogo-Fludd, Executive Director of the AWC
  2. Overcoming Trauma & Fostering Healing, Helga Luest, former President of Witness Justice and Mission Works Communications
  3. Preventing Teen Suicide, Dawn Bunch, Founder of the Adolescent Peer Support League
  4. Soccer Balls that Save Lives and $$, Gabe Albornoz, Director of the Montgomery County Department of Recreation
  5. Fundraising for Foundations, , Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan & Agnes Saenz, Executive Director of Community Ministries of Rockville
  6. Taking Poverty to Task, Mark Bergel, Founder of A Wider Circle
  7. Creating a Social Safety Net, Shane Rock, Executive Director of Interfaith Works
  8. Using Music to Advocate for Special Needs Children, Rohn Anthony, a R&B musician
  9. Keeping the Kids in School, Will Jawando, Candidate for the Montgomery County Council
  10. The Story of Our Failing Foster Care SystemShanandoah Chefalo, Author of "Garbage Bag Suitcase: A Memoir"
  11. Schools, Grit, and Nuns in Haiti and BaltimoreAdrienne Andrews, Executive Director of Notre Dame Mission Volunteers
  12. Addressing Starvation in a Sea of ​​Wealth,  Jackie DeCarlo, CEO of Manna Food Center
  13. It's Not as Easy as Taking a Walk in the ParkMichael Nardolilli, Executive Director of the Montgomery Parks Foundation
  14. Four Walls and a Roof + Love + Hot Coffee = Hope, Susan Kirk, Executive Director of Bethesda Cares
  15. Why Putting a Roof Over Your Head MattersChristina Betancourt-Johnson, Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Montgomery County
  16. Can You Afford to Live Where You Work?, Robert Goldman, President of Montgomery Housing Partnership