Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award

The Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award honors one exceptional chief executive who represents community centers or leads neighborhood-based strategies that improve the health and well-being of families and communities.

Sponsored by Aramark, in partnership with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, the award includes a $40,000 contribution from Aramark to the award winner’s community impact efforts.

An ideal candidate is: … more

New Snapshots Video: Images of Grace

When someone is unemployed, homeless, or carries a criminal record, do we listen and learn their lived experiences, or do we bring biases and judgments to our work?

In this humbling and reflective talk, Rod Jones, president and CEO of Alliance for Strong Families and Communities member Grace Hill Settlement House, describes a powerful photography project and how it helped him to identify and move beyond his own judgments. … more

Cynthia Figueroa of Congreso de Latinos Unidos in Philadelpia Wins Goldberg Award

Aramark Honors Cynthia Figueroa of Congreso de Latinos Unidos in Philadelphia for Dedication to Strengthening Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Cynthia Figueroa, president and CEO of Congreso de Latinos Unidos in Philadelphia, was honored today with the 2015 Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award in recognition of her innovative and inspirational work to create strong families and communities. The recognition includes a $40,000 Aramark grant to Congreso. … more

Director of Center for Neighborhood Building Reflects on Music, Culture, and Oppression

David McKinney, director of the Center for Engagement and Neighborhood Building at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communitiesreflects on his experiences convening with the International Federation of Settlements. … more

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