We are Still Listening

The WE in Lehigh Valley Though, PANO completed its official 2014 Listening Tour in July 2014, we are still listening. One week after the completion of the tour in July, the board got together and drafted the four pillars of PANO’s strategic plan—which we are now starting to implement. Before we got too far into […]

PANO Member Collaboration Story: Working Together

PANO Member Collaboration Story: Working Together By: Megan Shreve, Executive Director, South Central Community Action Program South Central Community Action Programs’ mission is to empower families and engage the community to pursue innovative and effective solutions to break the cycle of poverty. That by its very nature, requires collaboration. Our agency core mission is moving […]

The WE in Southwest Pennsylvania: Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties

On our last leg of the Listening To PA – Listening Tour, PANO visited: Westmoreland County Allegheny County WESTMORELAND COUNTY On July 10, we headed back to southwest Pennsylvania. Many, many thanks Jim Bendel , Executive Director,  Susan Acito, Program Director and Caleb Crousey, Development Officer,  from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.  As a […]

The WE in Northwest PA

Visiting Erie County We spent April 7 in Erie County—on the shores of Lake Erie, where vestiges of ice could be see across the sand. Our host, Bob Wooler, Director of The Nonprofit Partnership, graciously set up meetings on our behalf with a variety of individuals and groups. Our first meeting, hosted by United Way of Erie […]

The WE in Southeast Pennsylvania

This Listening Tour Stop included Bucks County and Philadelphia. We started the tour in Bucks County, keep reading to see what we heard in Philadelphia! BUCKS COUNTY We headed to Bucks County on March 19, where we met with Jamie Haddon, President and CEO of the United Way of Bucks County, followed by a focus […]