Date / Time

June 04 2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT


Torrie Boggs
Senior Director of Community Engagement (865)582-4085

ALICE Data Training 

Does your organization serve households or individuals who are struggling to afford life's necessities? ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) represents the growing number of people in our community that are living above the Federal Poverty Level but are still unable to make ends meet off their income alone.
This 60-minute virtual training will cover the basics of ALICE data from and how you can use it to demonstrate and learn about community need. The ALICE research quantifies and describes the number of household that are struggling financially broken down to the zip code level to provide a framework, language, statistics and tools that community stakeholders can use to inform policy, drive innovation and demonstrate community need for grant funding. 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the purpose of United for ALICE and the data.
2. Navigate the United for ALICE website to locate relevant data sources and reports.
3. Brainstorm ways to use the data within your organization. 
About the Trainer: 
Torrie Boggs serves as the Senior Director of Community Engagement at the United Way of Greater Knoxville where she manages grantmaking and capacity building strategy. Torrie is a big picture thinker with a heart for community empowerment and systemic change. She seeks to help organizations fulfill their missions more efficiently while also focusing on equity and inclusion. 
After graduating from Valparaiso University with a bachelor's degree in social work, Torrie spent time as a case manager in various fields, program development coordinator, project manager and director of strategy and operations. Her years of experience have given her valuable skills in meeting facilitation, process planning, change management, trust-based philanthropy and emergent learning. She was named to the Knox News 40 under 40 Class of 2022 and is a certified ClickUp expert.

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