Events Calendar

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Alianza Hispana Annual Community Celebration
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
La Alianza Hispana, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt community-based organization providing culturally and linguistically appropriate health and education programs to the Latino Community of Greater Boston.  Join their 
La Alianza Hispana’s Community Celebration
Location: 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite #101
Boston, MA 02119
Date: May 19, 2018 From: 1pm to 3pm
21st Century Policing Panel Discussion on Public Safety And Community Accountability.
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Our Kids and Drugs of Misuse: Nicotine, Marijuana & Opioids
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Our Kids and Drugs of Misuse: Nicotine, Marijuana & Opioids
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Spring Conference
Our Kids and Drugs of Misuse
Health Educators; School Nurses;
School Resource Officers;
Superintendents; School Wellness
Committee Members;
Parents; Teachers; Counselors;
Coaches; Student Leaders
May 22nd 2018
9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bentley University
The Wilder Pavilion
175 Forrest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

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Equality & Equity: Advancing the LGBT Community in Massachusetts
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Equality & Equity: Advancing the  LGBT Community in Massachusetts @ The Edgerley Center for Civic Leadership  at the Boston Foundation   | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Please join us for a special gathering of civic, community, and business leaders, as we release a new report and consider the state of the LGBT community in Massachusetts. During the event, new data will be shared, lived experiences will be highlighted, and space will be created to discuss ideas for action.


Evening Clinic: Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

A housing professional will provide an overview of tenant rights and responsibilities.

PILOT Meeting: Come Learn About Boston’s PILOT program
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


You are invited to attend our upcoming Boston’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Program: A Fair Deal for Boston Residents? Initial report findings release and community planning meeting!

We are faith-based, community, student, and labor organizations concerned with the role the wealthiest nonprofit institutions in our city and the efficacy of the city’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Program. Together we are working to review the current program and to advocate for a more robust, inclusive PILOT program. Our report’s findings are the first step in our advocacy. Please join us:


Tom Callahan, Executive Director, MAHA

Lydia Lowe, Executive Director, Chinatown Land Trust

Lisa Owens, Executive Director, City Life/Vida Urbana

Jessica Tang, President, Boston Teachers Union

Aaron Tanaka, Executive Director, Center for Economic Democracy

Danielle Williams, MCAN

Lew Finfer, Co-Director, MCAN

Please RSVP with Enid Eckstein at

FREE Fitness Classes
May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
In partnership with the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, we are THRILLED to announce the official schedule for the 2018 Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series! We will offer 30 FREE fitness classes every week in 18 Boston neighborhoods and 24 parks from June 4th – September 29th ( ç an extra month of free fitness classes!)
The full schedule can be found here à
Please join us for our launch event on Thursday, May 31st @ Copley Square! The flyer is attached and the Facebook event can be found here.
Please share with your networks and help us get Boston moving this summer! If you would like calendar brochures to distribute, please let me know. We also have neighborhood and class-specific materials in print and for social media. If you would like to help promote a specific class, please let me know and I can make sure you get the materials.
Nonprofit Awareness Day A Celebration of Nonprofit Excellence
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm


Every year, hundreds of nonprofit and business leaders gather the State House to celebrate Nonprofit Awareness Day: A Celebration of Nonprofit Excellence, a statewide holiday signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick 10 years ago. This celebration is hosted by the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network and presented by Citizens Bank. We look forward to celebrating the impact of nonprofits and those who demonstrate excellence this year on June 4, 2018!

During Nonprofit Awareness Day, Nonprofit Excellence Awards will be presented to organizations and professionals exemplifying the innovative and effective work of nonprofits across Massachusetts. Nominations are being reviewed and winners selected by an independent panel of nonprofit and business leaders. Last year, MNN received over 125 Nonprofit Excellence Award nominations. Stay tuned for updates about this year’s Finalists.

Join our annual social media movement leading up to Nonprofit Awareness Day where we will use stories, images, and stats to tell our neighbors, elected officials, and funders how Massachusetts’ nonprofits are #MAkingadifference. The social media campaign will begin in May. Click here to sign up for campaign reminders, tips, tricks, and sample language to help you engage in the campaign.


Event price (includes lunch):

MNN Nonprofit Members – $50

Non-Member Nonprofit – $65

MNN Affiliate Members* – $80

*For-profit attendance is limited to MNN Affiliate Members. If you are a for-profit organization and would like to join our network, you can learn more here.

Two Days Intermediate Excel Training with Operation ABLE – June 14 and June 28
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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.


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