Join the Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network for a training with A&O Steering Committee Member Aspen Clemons, Impact & Outcomes Manager at Indiana United Ways, and Melanie Danko, Marketing Director at Indiana United Ways for a discussion on the ALICE Report and how to advocate for causes important to you and your organization using data and facts.
About the Presenters:
Aspen currently serves as the Impact & Outcomes Manager at Indiana United Ways. She works to support Indiana’s United Ways in designing & implementing effective community impact strategies, growing public policy capacity, and advocating for critical human services issues at the local level. In addition, she helps to oversee the rollout of the biennial Indiana ALICE Report, which highlights the financial hardships faced by Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed Hoosiers. Aspen holds a graduate degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from Spelman College.
Melanie Danko is currently the Marketing Director at Indiana United Ways as of April 2018 where she helps advance the Indiana United Ways brand and works closely with participating Indiana United Way state association members on their digital marketing strategies and tactics. She has spent a decade in marketing and communications, working across a variety of industries for companies both large and small, by advancing brands through creative digital, event and content marketing. She has previously held marketing positions at companies such as Seven Corners, Bloomberg LP, and L’Oreal. Melanie holds a BS from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
About the Network:
The Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network is a statewide coalition that creates learning opportunities for community leaders, advocates on policies that affect low-to-moderate income families, and builds capacity for organizations aimed to increase financial stability. It is co-led by Prosperity Indiana and the Indiana Institute for Working Families (IIWF).