This is the Annual Members-Only Meeting where we will elect new officers for DGT Board:
- 1st Vice Chair – Program Director
- 2nd Vice – Membership Director
- 6 Members at Large
All interested members are invited to run for a position. Nominate yourself or someone else by emailing CAearly@outlook.com and indicate the position. Nominations can also be made during the meeting.
Members will get the login information via email and postcard.
This will be a live Zoom meeting, and votes will be counted using the Zoom polling feature. Each candidate will have 2 minutes to speak before the vote.
All interested members are invited to run for an office. Highly-valued skills include experience (or willingness to learn) hosting a Zoom meeting, sending emails via MailChimp, updating a WordPress web site, updating our membership roster in Google Sheets, and leading membership drives.
Our speaker will be Elizabeth Slater, a youth advocate living in Tucson. She is the Chief Executive Officer for Youth On Their Own, a nonprofit organization that supports the high school graduation and continued success of teens experiencing homelessness.
Elizabeth Slater is a youth advocate living in Tucson, Arizona.
She currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Youth On Their Own, a nonprofit organization that supports the high school graduation and continued success of teens experiencing homelessness.
She will discuss:
- Status update on youth homelessness in Pima County and the US.
- Impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable youth populations, including homeless youth.
- How YOTO helps and opportunities for community members to offer support.
Over the past two decades, Elizabeth has worked with youth in professional and volunteer capacities that have included education coach, health advocate, and safe housing proponent. Elizabeth completed a decade of service with AmeriCorps, developing, and evaluating dropout prevention programs in urban public schools. She is also a professional fundraiser and has secured over $900 million in funding for education programs and health services for low-income youth and families.