Working Collectively for Community Change: Embedding a Science Museum and Library in Our Food Bank (Poster Presentation)

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Exhibit Halls AB (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Holly Truitt, Co-Director, spectrUM Discovery Area
Amanda Duley, Staff Scientist, spectrUM Discovery Area, Jessica Allred, Director of Development and Advocacy, Missoula Food Bank and Honore Bray, Director, Missoula Public Library

How can museums lead change collectively with community partners, and to what end? Panelists will share lessons from EmPower Place, a collective-impact effort by the University of Montana spectrUM Discovery Area, Missoula Food Bank, and Missoula Public Library that created an interactive family learning center within our city’s food bank.