United Way of King County Seeks Project LEAD Participants, Applications due by 12/2
Project LEAD is an in-depth leadership program that focuses on recruiting, training, and connecting people of color to boards and committees of local non-profit organizations. The program provides a fast track for highly qualified individuals to develop the knowledge base they need to become leadership volunteers at local nonprofits. Participants examine topics such as the governance of non-profit organizations, the legal and financial responsibilities of board members, and much more. Project LEAD provides tools, information, and introductions to help participants select a board on which to serve. More info and application available here
.King County Executive Director Forum
Pacific Tower, 12/2/2016 8:30 to 10:30
Join 501 Commons for their final King County Executive Director Forum of 2016! Thought-provoking discussion groups include a discussion group for first time EDs, how your organization is preparing for the impact of the national election, and gaining skills mediating disputes between staff, board members, and volunteers. More details and RSVP here
.Leading with Intersectional Awareness
The 2100 Building, 12/9/2016 9:00 to 4:00
Intersectional Awareness is the awareness of how culture shapes the identity of the individual. It is the insight that the multiple dimensions of our identities (race, class, gender, nationality, age, etc.) form complex, reinforcing social systems that perpetuate privilege and oppression, creating simultaneous advantages and disadvantages. In this workshop we will define what Intersectional Leadership is, explore how intersectionality influences your leadership efficacy, and determine what you can do to bring a deeper intersectional awareness into your day-to-day life. More info and registration here
.Fundamentals of Supervision
School’s Out Washington, 12/14/2016 9:30 to 12:30
Being a supervisor means looking at your familiar surroundings in a new light. This class will help you gain a new perspective and begin to gather leadership and management tools for your expanding toolbox. This class is designed for people considering supervision or are new to supervision. It will help you identify supervisory interest, skills, abilities and potential. More info and registration here
School’s Out Washington, 12/15/2016 9:00 to 5:00
Learn what’s possible with Lean! Senior leaders, managers, frontline staff and others in direct service or administrative settings will learn how to build a framework to successfully drive process improvements, recognize operational issues in real time, and inspire accountability. Lean is a principle-based organizational philosophy & approach that engages staff and leaders to focus on their processes in order to maximize the impact they create from the customer’s perspective. More info and registration here
Boards on Fire! Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully
Pacific Tower, 1/11/2017 8:30 to 11:30
In this interactive session, you will learn how to focus the attention of busy board members so they can raise the most money with the least effort, using activities they can embrace with joy. For more information and registration, go here.
All-In Cities Initiative
All-In Cities is a new PolicyLink initiative to empower city officials, community advocates, and other civic leaders with the policy ideas, data, and hands-on assistance they need to advance racial economic inclusion and equitable growth. More info and email list sign up here.
Need reliable IT support?
501 Commons IT support is an affordable and flexible option for nonprofits of all sizes. Whether your organization already has an in-house IT staff person or no one to hand these duties, 501 Commons’ IT team is ready to lend a hand! For more information and to request assistance, go here.