safetyNETworking, a free educational event for providers; faith-based groups; and health, social services, and community-based organizations, was held on June 27th at the Adams County Conference Center. This event was of particular interest to faith based organizations, and organizations serving the Hispanic community. The event provided an opportunity to learn about Federal and State programs, benefits, and resources that are available to communities. Representatives from participating Federal and State agencies conducted breakout sessions on programs for low-to moderate-income individuals an families; and, hosted exhibits to share important publications and resources.
Region 8 SafetyNetworking event was purposely held in the heavily Hispanic Adams County, Colorado on July 27. More than 125 service providers attended this program, which included presentations by ACF and other agencies. Several agencies hosted information booths, including DOL, SSA, ACL, HRSA, ACF, and FNS.