Filter the events calendar with the categories and tags tabs below! We understand the importance of supporting community residents and leaders in gaining the skills to be well-informed and successful advocates for systemic change. To encourage diverse representation at workshops and trainings, we offer scholarships and daily stipends to our resident members. To learn more, please go to Scholarships & Grants
For a limited time, the Mel King Institute and Operation ABLE are offering Excel Intermediate Training for users already familiar with the basic Excel program. Skilled Excel users are among the most sought after. If you are looking to take your Excel skills to the next level, sign up for one of the two full-day training sessions now.
You will learn to:
- Work with multiple sheets
- Utilize pivot tables
- Use Excel’s data features
- Build Excel charts
- Create advanced formula
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent decisions for your organization. Space is limited for this special offer, so sign up today.
Are you a leader of an existing nonprofit organization or have an interest in creating a new one? Do you have questions and concerns about incorporating and/or filing for tax-exempt status? All nonprofit start-ups are invited to attend this legal seminar for nonprofits, led by experienced nonprofit attorneys. At this group session, we will assist your organization in understanding the complicated processes of formalizing a nonprofit in Massachusetts by addressing questions regarding:
- For-Profit or Not-for-Profit?
- What is a Not-for-Profit?
- Incorporating & Structuring the Not-for-Profit
- The option of Fiscal Sponsorship
- State Reporting & Regulation
- Federal Tax Exemption
- Ongoing IRS Reporting & Regulations
Please join the Mel King Institute for Community Building and Keynote speaker Karilyn Crockett to celebrate our 9th year of learning, innovating, and networking across the Massachusetts community development field.
During the breakfast, learn about our programs, partnerships, and accomplishments over the past year. As we continue to grow, your support is critical to help us provide the programming community development professionals need to build thriving and equitable communities.
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How do organizations create an environment where people feel they can actively participate, where their contributions are respected and valued? This workshop is about taking that next step toward moving beyond the individualism of diversity to the systemic and cultural change needed to build inclusive organizations.
- A share of best practices on how to move from representation to the inclusion
- Understand the role of implicit bias and impact on leadership, hiring, staffing and decision-making
- Learn to have courageous conversations about race
- The role of intentionality — orientation to an inclusive culture that is self-perpetuating through organizational systems, policies, and practices
All Dorchester residents, providers, organizations, and community members are invited to join the Dorchester CARES Coalition to be a voice of change in the community. It provides to the opportunity to network with neighbors, exchange resources, and build partnerships. Free dinner and childcare is provided if RSVP to Tara Register.