Neighborhood Based Approach for Service Hubs
Does poverty really play a role in the lives of those served?
Hear how Alliance for Children and Families member The Opportunity Alliance in Portland, Maine is creating service hubs to foster relationships and engage the community. CEO Mike Tarpinian describes their approach.
Please tune in again over the next few weeks as we follow the journey of The Opportunity Alliance.
For more information, contact the Strategy Counts Staff.
About the Author
Michael Mortell is the director of consultation and advisory services at the Alliance. Previously, he directed the Strategy Counts Initiative. He came to the Alliance after leading one of several Lean Six Sigma projects underway within a major public school system, in partnership with the GE Healthcare Foundation. Previously, he launched an Innovation Fund while directing a $5.1 million grant for the Greater Milwaukee Committee and for 10 years prior, he oversaw operations in the multiple locations of a 12-agency human service partnership. As a senior member of the American Society for Quality he served as an examiner with a state-level Baldrige-based program. Mortell earned a master’s in industrial organizational psychology and has additional training in organizational culture and strategic change.