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December 3, 2019

Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership Summit

Tuesday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm $230

On December 3, staff from Trying Together’s Policy Team will be presenting at the 2019 Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP) Summit.


Join the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership on December 3 for the 2019 GPNP Summit at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel. The Summit will be an intensive, collaborative enrichment opportunity to learn new skills and tactics for achieving measurable success based on strategy, partnership, data, and hard work. With this, a particular focus will be placed on addressing pressing social issues in southwestern Pennsylvania, including those that concern:

    • education,
    • economic stability,
    • social and community context,
    • neighborhood and the build environment,
    • and health and health care.

Onsite child care for children ages 2-12 years of age is available at no cost to the participant. However, pre-registration is required by November 15 as space is limited.

Our Session

At the event, Trying Together’s Director of Public Policy, Lissa Geiger Shulman, and PK-3 Public Policy Manager, Emily Neff, will be presenting their session, “Collaborating for Effective Early Childhood Advocacy.” Interested parties are invited to attend the session from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on December 3, 2019.

This session will explore:

    • the history behind the formation of a coalition for early learning in Pennsylvania that represents both traditional and non-traditional stakeholders,
    • advocacy successful of growing state funding in multiple line items through the launch of three coordinated campaigns,
    • and challenges and opportunities presented by collaborating with partners in advocacy work.

See the full agenda.


Regular registration closes on November 22, with varying fees dependant on registration type. Onsite registration will be available at an increased price. See the full pricing guide.

To register, visit the event webpage.

More Information

For questions, contact Sue Gove at 412.431.5087 or sgove@gove.org.

To learn more about the Summit, visit the event webpage.


Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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