WBOI Presents: Community Data & Priorities

Jul 21, 2021

On July 9, WBOI’s Zach Bernard reported on United Way of Allen County announcing a series of new strategic priorities for the community. This week on our show, we are going to hear a panel discussion organized by Andy Downs that focuses on identifying community needs, how data was collected, and where we go from here.


Panelists include:

Rachel Blakeman, Director of the Purdue University Fort Wayne Community Research Institute

John Court, vice chair of United Way of Allen County board of directors

Matthew Purkey, President and CEO of United Way of Allen County

Our music is by Mark Waldick, Noah Campodonico, Kurt Roembke, and Hope Arthur. Our web producer is Loyal Vandenburg. Our production assistants are Monica Blankenship, Alex Castonzo, Steve Mullaney, Kyle Norbeck, Mariah Roberts, Diahmynd Thomas, Mikaela Veltum, and Sydney Wagner.