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Nonprofit strategist Daniel Stid to speak at Youth Villages Oregon luncheon

April 25, 2014

Daniel Stid

Nonprofit strategist Daniel Stid will speak at Youth Villages Oregon’s Celebrating Success luncheon Tuesday, April 29, in Portland.
State and community advocates for children and donors also will be honored at the event, which will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sentinel Hotel, 614 S.W. 11th Ave.

A senior fellow at the Hewlett Foundation, Stid will discuss “our fiscal challenges and the promise of evidence-based solutions.”

Individual tickets are $100, with proceeds benefiting Youth Villages Oregon’s programs for children and families. Tables and sponsorships are available starting at $1,000. For more information, please contact Christina McMenamin at 503-675-2296 or email youthvillagesoregon@youthvillages.org.

“Daniel is considered one of America’s foremost thought leaders in the social sector,” said Lynne Saxton, executive director of Youth Villages Oregon.

Stid’s research and writing on the interplay between government and nonprofits has been published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Community Development Investment Review, the Washington Post and Strategy and Leadership.

As a partner in the San Francisco office of The Bridgespan Group and at Boston Consulting, Stid was a consultant and strategist to governments, nonprofit and for-profit organizations. He holds a master’s degree in politics from Oxford University and a doctoral degree in political science from Harvard University.

Youth Villages Oregon also will present its 2014 Red Kite awards at the luncheon.

  • Carole Cooperman will join the Red Kite Society, which honors individuals, corporations and foundations who have contributed $100,000 or more in support of Youth Villages programs. Cooperman is a member of the Youth Villages Oregon board.
  • Fred and Joanne Horstkotte will receive the Lifetime Service Award. Joanne Horstkotte is a member of the Youth Villages Oregon board.
  • Lois Day, director of child welfare for the Oregon Department of Human Services, will receive the Driver for Change Award.
  • Christina McMahan of the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice will receive the Pioneer for Youth Award.
  • Cambia Health Solutions will receive the Community Partner Award.

Outstanding Advocate for Youth awards will go to:

  • Bev Davis, family intake coordinator for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
  • Jennifer Allen of FamilyCare Health Plans
  • Lynn Holguin of the Alberta branch of the Multnomah County Department of Human Services.

Sponsors of the event include Cambia Health Solutions, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, The Standard, Wieden+Kennedy, CFM Strategic Communications, FamilyCare Health Plans, Stoel Rives LLP, Pat and Trudy Ritz, Carole Cooperman, Dan Floyd of Hood to Coast, WRG Foundation – Byron and Cynthia Grant, Fred and Joanne Horstkotte, Krina Lee and Ron and Lynne Saxton.

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