9th Annual National ReFrame Conference for Home Repair Nonprofits
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Dr. Tiffany Manuel

Dr. Tiffany Manuel is the President and CEO of TheCaseMade, a woman and minority-owned business dedicated to helping leaders powerfully and intentionally make the case for systems change. The Mercury News called her "a rock star in the affordable housing world." She'll be coming to us from the Washington, DC area.

Trained as a social scientist, Dr. T. is committed to building the capacity of change-makers and leaders to grow their social impact. She is a dynamic speaker, thought leader, and writer on the issues of community development, social change, and cross-sector partnerships. She has worked to expand opportunity for low-income workers, families, and communities through 25+ years of professional and volunteer experience spanning the private and nonprofit sectors, government and academia.

Dr. T. is passionate about translating the insights harvested from this work to increase opportunities for public deliberation and public will-building around the issues of poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. She holds a doctorate and master's degrees in public policy from the University of Massachusetts in Boston, a master's degree in political science from Purdue University, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago.
At ReFrame Conference, Dr. T. will share a 45-minute plenary address on the afternoon of November 6th, followed by a 60-minute dynamic, engaging break-out session. Her topic will be, "Breaking New Ground: The Urgency to Build Public Will Around Housing." Dr. T., an expert in public will building, will discuss how we can take advantage of the current momentum in the field and make a stronger case for our work. See more details here.

Dr. T. will also be selling her books on Wednesday. "Backfires, Backpacks & Bedtime Stories - The Urgency to Build Public Will and Fix What is Ailing America" will be will available for $25. "Strategic CaseMaking™: The Field Guide For Creating Public Will" will be available for $10 (this is a 33% discount).