Are you passionate about creating a more inclusive world for the blind community and helping them achieve financial independence? We invite you to be a part of our transformative journey by joining one or more of our action teams: Content, Communications, and Operations. These teams are the driving force behind our mission, and we need your support to bring our strategies to life. Here’s how you can get involved and make a meaningful impact:
Content Team: Create reputable Education, Programs, and Offerings
Goal: Create engaging and accessible content that strengthens the financial independence of blind people and showcases their capabilities.
- Ensure universal member access to all content by conducting reviews and satisfaction surveys.
- Comprehend requirements and content through surveys, metrics analysis, and data collection.
- Set a consistent content creation schedule to address member needs and deliver courses aligned with completion data.
- Diversify content offerings to encompass audio and video formats.
- Create a toolkit showcasing the capabilities of the blind community.
- Diversify content beyond web-based delivery through podcast and website analysis.
- Elevate content quality with high-level discussions and exclusive coaching sessions.
Communications Team: Build a strong Brand and Communications
Goal: Increase awareness of Penny Forward and create opportunities for meaningful engagement in our work.
- Develop and execute an outreach strategy to connect with schools, agencies, and organizations supporting the blind community.
- Enhance engagement with summer and youth/adult camps and programs.
- Distribute a monthly public newsletter and expand readership.
- Amplify visibility and participate in national conferences and state conventions.
- Strengthen engagement with financial education organizations targeting other minority groups.
- Enhance influence and engagement on social media.
- Promote through advertisements or contribute content to radio reading services and stations.
Operations Team’: Guide us toward long-term Growth and Success
Goal: Build the capacity of Penny Forward to secure funding, establish paid staff, and expand board and stakeholder involvement.
- Attain a diverse and stable funding base through grants and budget goals.
- Shift towards establishing paid staff and appoint a full-time CEO.
- Establish a stakeholder advisory committee.
- Enhance the Board’s composition and overall influence with a responsibilities document and training.
- Expand and diversify the Board to reflect the diversity of the membership and transition to a governance model.
Join us today and be a part of the change! Your expertise, dedication, and passion can make a real difference in the lives of the blind community. Together, we can build a more inclusive and financially independent future.