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Sarah Ceponis

United Way of Dane County

The Home Stretch: Ending Family Homelessness in Dane County

PRESENTED ON FEB 15, 2018
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 25

Over 500,000 people reside in Dane County, but not all of those people actually have a place to call home. United Way and its partner agencies have made great strides over the past decade in ensuring homelessness is rare and brief, but there is still important work to be done-and if we each step up to play a part, we can end family homelessness here.

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Going Home

BY YVONNE LARKINS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Yvone Larkins. Going home to a place I've never been before is a talk about self discovry and a journey taken, insearch of family heritage, family values and personal growth.

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A Home Anyone Can Afford

BY JAVIER AYORA
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 07, 2015

Javier Ayora provides a refreshing outlook on housing procurement possibilties. He presents a model of adaptabilty and growth throughout the lifetime of the home owner that defies many standard development models.

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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises

BY SARAH RUTT
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.

This was "Presenation of the Day" on Monday, September 29th, 2015.

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The longest way round is the shortest way home

BY LOUISE KENWARD
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

Louise Kenward embarks on a 55,000km adventure visiting Bexhill, to Bexhill, from Bexhill. Here we see a photographic diary and an individuals passion, fuelled by the kindness of those Kenward meets along the way. 

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The Home Team

BY ANDREA PETERSON
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 21, 2016

Andrea Peterson, artist, educator and home schooling mom, takes her inspiration and material for this PechaKucha from the family farm in LaPorte, IN where she and her husband John Hook and their two sons grow food, make art and live a sustainable life, mostly off the grid.

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From Lunchables to Changed Lives - Learning How to Market United Way in the Face of Misperceptions

BY JOCELYN HARMON
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 16, 2017

Jocelyn Harmon will share her journey from Corporate Brand Management to mangaging the nonprofit brand of United Way. She hopes to clear up any misconceptions one may have about this wonderful local institution located in Dane County. 

 

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Home Exchanges: Birth of the Sharing Economy

BY RICH PATTERSON
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

What if you could travel for free or significantly reduced cost and deepen your connections with your destination, yourself, and your family?  With his presentation, Rich Patterson explains how home exchanging allows this.

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Finding Home

BY NICK GIRARD
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

"Our home wasn't the house we were leaving, and it wasn't the house we were moving to, it was the family we were. And now, as an adult, I've gotta redefine home."

In "Finding Home" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 28Nick Girard shares his inspiring journey which took him and his girlfriend across the world. Accompanied by the stunning photography of the beautiful sights he explored, Nick presents to us that home is not a stationary place but a state of mind.

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Sometimes the Adventure is Returning Home

BY KARA MARKOVICH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

17 years ago, Kara moved to Oregon. 17 years later, Kara and her family have returned to Michigan. None of it was an accident but none of it was planned either.