August 21, 2014

2013 Summit Schedule


Thursday, September 26

12:00 pm
Arrival and registration; complimentary lunch provided

1:00 pm
Welcome & Overview
Christina Theodorou, Native Asset Coalition, UNC American Indian Center; North Carolina Folklife Institute Board Member
Joy Salyers, North Carolina Folklife Institute

1:15 pm
What Is Folklife and How Can It Help?
Small group exercise, definitions and concrete examples

2:00 pm
Peer Learning Session – What’s the Story on the Ground?
Meet with others in your field from around the state to compare notes and discuss needs, potential, and challenges

3:30-3:45 pm

4:00 pm
Skills Training
Cultural Asset Mapping – The Key to Asset-Based Community Development
Ammie Jenkins, Sandhills Family Heritage Association
Monica McCann, Resourceful Communities

5:00 pm

Supper on your own. If you would like to network and continue the conversations of the day, join us at The City Kitchen where a group will be gathering for supper.

Friday, September 27

9:00 am
Darrell Stover, North Carolina Humanities Council

9:15-10:00 am
Regional Group Convening
Discuss the implications of the Story on the Ground for your area of the state

10:15-11:45 am
Building Coalitions that Work
Marcheta Keefer, Visit Winston-Salem – “Harnessing the Power of Partnership for Cultural Organizations and Convention & Visitors Bureaus”
Molly Singer, Dexterity Management – “Transactional vs. Transformational Coalitions — Multi-Stakeholder Investment to Build Better Communities”
Mac Legerton, Center for Community Action – “The Journey Together: Coalitions that are Inclusive, Equitable, Effective, and Successful”

12:00-12:45 pm

1:00-2:00 pm
Folklife Outside of Arts Programming: Public Health, Economic Development, Active Citizenship
Mary Anne McDonald, Public Health Researcher
Jefferson Currie II, Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Project
Jereann King Johnson, Heritage Quilters/Rural Community Activist

2:15-3:15 pm
Make Your Story a Bestseller: Telling your Story so It Counts in Marketing, Sharing Your Mission, and Grant Writing
Scott Conary, Carrboro Coffee Roasters
Starr Oldorff, Marketing and Sales Support Specialist
Darrell Stover, North Carolina Humanities Council

3:30-4:30 pm
North Carolina in 2020: Programming, Outreach, and Research for Changing Audiences and Communities

4:30-5:00 pm
Wrap Up


Click here for printable schedule: 2013 Folklife Summit Agenda