Capacity Building: Increasing member capacity through professional development and networking opportunities
The NWNetwork’s Mentorship Training, December 21
NWNetwork Community Engagement Space (beneath the Church of Hope), 12/21/2016 6:00pm to 8:30pm
We’re looking for adults who play active roles in the lives of young people to help us think critically about the impacts of adultism on young people, what active adult allyship looks like, and about determining good boundaries when working with young folks. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
Tactical Tech Planning for Nonprofits, January 5
Webinar, Thursdays 1/5/2017-2/2/2017 10:00am to 11:00am
Join idealware for a five-week course that will show you how to sort out your needs and prioritize which technology to invest in next. Best of all, every week you’ll have opportunities to ask your expert trainer specific, in-depth questions and swap experiences with your nonprofit peers. More info and registration here.
Supporting Undocumented Students, January 18
PSESD Renton, 1/18/2017 9:00-1:00
During this time of uncertainty, undocumented students and their families continue to be targeted through systemic racism and xenophobia. During this training you will learn about the necessary tools to better support and work alongside undocumented students and their families. This interactive training will cover history of undocumented students, current events and legislation, educational and immigration rights of undocumented students and their families, and how to actively advocate with and for undocumented students and their families. This workshop is free and lunch will be provided with pre-registration. Lunch and networking will be from 12:30-1:00pm. 3.5 clock hours will be available for $10 Register here!
Upcoming Seattle Public Schools CBO Trainings Calendar:
Deepening Student Understanding through Discourse, January 10
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, 1/10/2017 9:30-12:30
In order for students to successfully access and understand academic content, they need to be able to engage in academic discourse. Given that students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, and ways of expressing and processing their learning, teachers can use discourse strategies to elicit and honor different ways of thinking, analyzing, and expressing their knowledge. Register here.
Peacemaking and Healing for Social Emotional Learning, January 20
Rainier Avenue Church, 1/20/2017 9:00-5:00
Peacemaking Circle Process, adapted from the Taquish Tlingit First Nation, combines wisdom rooted in ancient tradition with modern innovative problem solving strategies and storytelling to promote and support a balanced approach to social emotional learning. Peacemaking invites participants to be aware of all dimensions of their humanity: intellectual, physical, emotional and spiritual by creating a sense of belonging and ownership that allows individuals to create connections and relationships with each other. It overall heightens the capacity to understand, appreciate and change. Register here. Note that this is an all day workshop and has a small fee of $26.
Cultivating a Growth Mindset – Part 1 (of 2-part series), January 30
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 1/30/2017
Our youth are navigating a world that measures their abilities with increasing frequency. How can we help them persevere at times when they feel they are not meeting the academic, social, or skill-based expectations of school, home or community? In this workshop, we will explore how cultivating a growth mindset in our youth (and in ourselves) leads to stronger persistence and performance, setting a foundation for youth to reach their potential even when faced with challenges. Register here.
Board Trainings in King County
501 Commons is now providing the board training sessions that United Way used to offer. Below are the topics scheduled through early 2017. For more information on the series and registration, go here.
Boards on Fire: Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully – 1/11/2017
Better words, Better world: Messaging for board members and executives – 1/24/2017
Governance Responsibilities for Not-for-Profit Boards – 2/14/2017
Speed Reading Financial Statements: Efficient Review Practices for Board Members – 3/2/2017
Does Your Board Really Understand Fundraising Success? How to define, measure, and achieve it – 3/22/2017