For the last 40 years, Focused Community Strategies has been partnering with communities experiencing poverty. Early on, we saw how our well-intentioned efforts were not producing meaningful results. They were, in fact, doing more harm than good. This was a difficult thing to realize. Though our mandate remained unchanged - participate with God in loving and serving the materially poor - we knew that our method had to be reimagined.
The Reimagine Charity Seminar is a distillation of 40 years of on-the-ground, hard-won wisdom. As we have walked alongside under-resourced neighborhoods in Atlanta, we have learned so much about what does - and what does not - work.
The Reimagine Charity seminar is for you if you have a desire to reimagine charity in ways that will lead to real and lasting change. We designed this training event for groups who are passionately engaged in loving and serving those experiencing poverty but, at the same time, know that a better way has to be possible.
Participants in this interactive seminar will creatively engage three core concepts: