Action Pathways Empowerment Conference

Conference Logo - Website.jpg Action Pathways Wants to Empower YOU! 

Join the entire Action Pathways family as we gather together to unite forces in an effort to greater serve our low-income neighbors,
               while at the same time, working to bolster our own professional development within the organization.

              Together, we are a catalyst for change in our community.
Don’t miss this opportunity to become better informed and better equipped to propel individuals and families onto a path of economic security. 

WHO:           All Action Pathways Employees

WHAT:          Action Pathways Empowerment Conference

WHEN:         Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Iron Mike Conference Center
                     2658 Reilly Road
                     Fort Bragg, NC 28310

WHY:            To empower and advance the entire Action Pathways family as it                          works to fulfill the mission and vision of the organization.


For more information or to help sponsor the event, contact:
Jessica Aspiras, Agency Advancement Director
(910) 485-6131 ext. 1606 or

Action Pathways is also seeking volunteers for this event! 
If you're interested in helping out on August 22, find out more and sign up today.

Be sure to join the conversation on Twitter!
@ActionPathways #EmpowerAP  


  • David Pistrui, Cape Fear Partners

Guest Speakers

  • Cynthia Wilson, Action Pathways
  • Bryan Duncan, Community Action Partnership
  • Dr. Anthony Wade & Yamile Nazar, Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations
  • Ron Pringle, Action Pathways
  • Kevin Jones, Action Pathways
  • Artreese Basnight & Silvia Hudson, Action Pathways

Breakout Sessions & Presenters

  • The Power of Dignity in the Workplace - Dr. Audwin Lindsay, Ft. Bragg Civilian Advisory Personnel Center
  • Workplace Readiness for Emergency Situations - Stephen Rogers, Cumberland County Schools
  • Leadership: Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. - Dr. Anthony Wade, Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations
  • Conflict Resolution - Elizabeth Nyce, Staples
  • Preparing for Life Changes - Timothy Peterkin, Peterkin Law Firm
  • Ways to Reduce Stress in the Workplace - Dr. Antoinette P. Bellamy, Methodist University

Action Pathways Would Like to Say, "Thank You!" to Our Sponsors:


  • Wells Insurance - (Representatives from Wells Insurance will be available at the Empowerment Conference to help you understand your individual home, renters and auto insurance policies. Feel free to bring in a copy of any of your current policies and a representative will be happy to review them and provide guidance concerning your needs.)








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