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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.
A housing professional will provide an overview of tenant rights and responsibilities.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
Support the Mel King Institute:
Please join us for the “Community benefit and healthy food: Massachusetts roundtable” on June 27, 2018, in Worcester, MA. Register today.
- Introduce participants to the “Delivering community benefit: Healthy food playbook.”
- Feature presentations from UMass Memorial Medical Center, Cooley Dickinson Health Care, and Boston Medical Center about their unique approaches to understanding and addressing food access issues in their communities and their work with community partners.
- Highlight changes in Massachusetts, with Ben Wood of the Massachusetts Dept. of Health and Elana Brochin of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, discussing updates to the state’s guidelines for community benefit and determination of need.