Community Calendar Event

Workforce Development: Evolving Trends and Best Practice Tips

Presented by: Unemployment Services Trust

Workforce development offers strategies to improve an employee's potential in the workplace—creating economic prosperity for individuals, businesses, and communities. Establishing and sustaining a learning culture that aligns with overarching business strategies can help improve overall organizational efficacy.

Hosted by UST, this live webinar will take a deep dive into the workforce development trends that came out of the global pandemic and review what you should be thinking about going forward. In this session, you will learn: 

  • How workforce development trends have impacted the nonprofit sector
  • Ways to fit development and training into organizational goals
  • How your workforce and the choices you face as an employer are changing

Join Kathy Keeley, Executive Vice President of Programs at Georgia Center for Nonprofits, to discover what you can do to keep your staff engaged while supporting their professional growth and development as we continue to adapt for the future.

Even if you can't attend live, when you register UST will send you the webinar recording and the slides. For more information about this webinar, please contact UST at info@chooseust.org.

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Webinar

Your Next Step in DEI

Presented by: Organizational Ignition

This session is part of the "Discovering Performance Through Diversity Series".

Feeling as if diversity is all the rage but you don’t see its value? Curious to learn how top performers get their edge from diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)? Then you won’t want to miss this interactive series of workshops by our expert facilitators that will help you discover how to achieve personal and organizational performance through the power of DEI! All sessions are virtual. 

Management has decided they want to pursue diversity for the good of the organization. You have been tasked with leading or playing a major role in carrying out this decision. But how do you do this?

Whether you are HR, R&D/Engineering/Development/PMO/IT Management, or Business Unit Leadership, this interactive session will help you set yourself up for a successful D&I push. Based on our work integrating GQD’s “State of Diversity & Inclusion”, Atd best practices around D&I, McKinsey & Company’s 2018 “Delivering through Diversity”, and Cornell University’s “What Diversity Metrics are Best Used to Track and Improve Employee Diversity” you will lean into what we call the 5 magic DEI Implementation Guideposts.

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Key Concepts in DEI

Presented by: Organizational Ignition

This session is part of the "Discovering Performance Through Diversity Series".

Feeling as if diversity is all the rage but you don’t see its value? Curious to learn how top performers get their edge from diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)? Then you won’t want to miss this interactive series of workshops by our expert facilitators that will help you discover how to achieve personal and organizational performance through the power of DEI! All sessions are virtual. 

Are you aware that 100% of people are biased but most do not know it? Would you recognize a microaggression when you see it? Do you understand the impact of microaggressions on your organization? Do you understand whether your workplace environment is welcoming to diverse people? If you answered NO to any of these questions or just want to brush up on the topics, this session is for you? Come participate in an interactive session that takes you through how our biases lead to microaggressions, organizational policies, and culture that is, at best, unwelcoming and at worse, illegal.

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Achieving Organizational Performance Through DEI

Presented by: Organizational Ignition

This session is part of the "Discovering Performance Through Diversity Series".

Feeling as if diversity is all the rage but you don’t see its value? Curious to learn how top performers get their edge from diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)? Then you won’t want to miss this interactive series of workshops by our expert facilitators that will help you discover how to achieve personal and organizational performance through the power of DEI! All sessions are virtual. 

Senior Management has decided they want to pursue diversity for the good the organization and its customers/clients. You have been tasked with leading or playing a major role in carrying out this decision. But how do you do this? Whether you are Senior management or middle-management – in HR or Business Unit/Department Leadership, this session will help you understand how to set yourself up for a successful diversity, equity, & inclusion push. It will review what we call the 5 magic D&I Implementation Guideposts.

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location:

DEI in Small Organizations

Presented by: Organizational Ignition

This session is part of the "Discovering Performance Through Diversity Series".

Feeling as if diversity is all the rage but you don’t see its value? Curious to learn how top performers get their edge from diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)? Then you won’t want to miss this interactive series of workshops by our expert facilitators that will help you discover how to achieve personal and organizational performance through the power of DEI! All sessions are virtual. 

You have heard of the benefits of DEI and want to reap those benefits. But you are a small organization and don’t have the time or resources to put into an effort the way that larger organizations can. Is there anything you can do?

The answer is, YES! This session will explore what a small organization can do to reap the benefits of DEI with your limited time and budget.

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis

Presented by: NH Fiscal Policy Institute

Join the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute and Jeffrey Thompson, Vice President and Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Director of the New England Public Policy Center, to discuss the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on New Hampshire and the New England region. The pandemic has resulted in profound challenges for many, and sustained support will be needed to help ensure those affected are able to make ends meet. Understanding the changes to the economy and economic well-being of individuals and families will be key to developing the most effective policy responses.

Date: Friday, March 19, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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CATCH's Irish Tribute Concert ft. the Spain Brothers

Presented by: CATCH Neighborhood Housing

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is pleased to share that we will be hosting a second concert, this time in honor of St. Patrick's Day! Join us on Tuesday, March 16th as we host the Spain Brothers live from Phenix Hall in Concord. 

New Hampshire natives, the Spain Brothers are second generation singer songwriters and follow in their father, Mike Spain’s, footsteps and perform Irish music throughout New England and beyond.

On March 16th CATCH will be recording this concert in its entirety thanks to a partnership with ConcordTV. Those who register on this Eventbrite link will receive the full concert video shortly afterwards, and everyone will also be able to access the kickoff live at 6:00 pm (for free) at facebook.com/catchhousing.

While we can't all be together for in-person concerts yet, we hope you will join us for this virtual event to celebrate Irish music and the love we have for our homes and our homelands.

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Online

2021 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism

Presented by: Volunteer NH

Dates: May 11-13, 2021 (sessions offered 9:45 AM – 5 PM each day)

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Cost: Free

Purpose: The Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism is a professional development opportunity with the goal of supporting and strengthening New Hampshire’s volunteer programs and organizations.
Topics: Session content will include topics such as volunteer recruitment/management, marketing, fundraising, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and more!

 

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 9:45am to Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm
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$5,000 Cash Raffle to Benefit the Animal Rescue League of NH

Presented by: Animal Rescue League of NH

Get your 1 in 200 chance to win $5,000 while benefiting pets in need at the Animal Rescue League of NH in Bedford. Tickets are $100 each and you can buy as many as you like (as long as you're over the age of 16).  Tickets are available to purchase online-only from March 1st through March 31st at noon (the winning ticket will be drawn in the afternoon on March 31st). Don't wait, only 200 tickets will be sold!  RescueLeague.org/CashRaffle

Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 11:30am to Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:30am
Location: Online

AFP-NNE Virtual Spring Conference

"What The Fundraising?!"

Presented by: Association of Fundraising Professionals of Northern New England

Welcome to AFP-NNE's 2021 Virtual Spring Conference, April 7-9, 2021! For three days we will focus on the unusual, pandemic-informed situation we find ourselves in. More than a year after the coronavirus turned life upside down, what comes next? How has our work changed, and what remains the same? 

From 9:00-10:30 am each day there will be webinar featuring experts and seasoned colleagues who will provide insights, examples, fresh ideas, and opportunites for discussion. Each webinar will be preceded by an informal networking session from 8:30-9:00 am. Join us to see old friends, meet new ones, and connect with other professionals in your field. Sessions will be recorded and shared with attendees after the conference concludes. 

Registration for the full conference (all three webinars) is $65/members or $90/non-members. Registration for individual sessions at $25/members or $35/non-members.

After you register, you will receive an email with the Zoom information for your webinar(s). Questions? Email the AFP-NNE chapter administrator, Hillary Twining, at admin@afp-nne.org or (802) 217-8700.

Back to the Future, Wednesday, April 7, 9:00-10:30am
Stay virtual? Go live? Split the difference with a hybrid approach? This session will provide an overview of how events worked pre-pandemic, the adaptations we've made to get through the past year, and what we've learned as we look to the future.

Fundraising Ethics: How Not To Be A Case Study, Thursday, April 8, 9:00-10:30am
Ethical challenges can crop up at any time, but this past year has presented some particularly unique and vexing challenges. We'll discuss why mastering fundraising ethics is more important than ever, especially when the world is in turmoil and the pressure to raise money is intense.

15 Communication Hacks and Practical Tips, Friday, April 9, 9:00-10:30am
Information you can use right now to keep your development communications fresh and compelling. Storytelling, video, email, direct mail…join our expert panel for hints, tricks, personal experiences and professional advice to make your job easier and more successful this year.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:30am to Friday, April 9, 2021 - 10:00am
Location: virtual

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