Initiative kicks off free webinar series with session on advocacy

Initiative kicks off free webinar series with session on advocacy
The N.C. Community Development Initiative will kick off a new webinar series March 25 with “Advocacy: A Plus or a Must?” hosted by David Heinen, director of public policy and advocacy for the N.C. Center for Nonprofits.
The webinar series is free and open to the public. It is offered by the Initiative’s technical assistance program as part of a range of services and resources designed to help partner organizations and the community economic development sector implement strategic plans that yield greater impact in the communities they serve.
“From advocacy and real estate planning to board development and executive transition planning, each webinar is aimed at helping organizations further build their capacity and ultimately have greater impact in their communities,” said LaVett Saddler, the Initiative’s program officer for innovations, who directs the technical assistance program. “Partner organizations are encouraged to take full advantage of the series.”
Upcoming webinars are:
March 18, 12-1 p.m., “Advocacy: A Plus or Must?” with David Heinen, director of public policy and advocacy, N.C. Center for Nonprofits.
April 16, 12-1:30 p.m., “Take Your Board from Bored to Blazing,” with Gail Perry, Gail Perry Associates.
June 20, 12-1 p.m., “Executive Transition Planning: How to Get Started with Your Board and Staff,” with Jeanne Allen, consultant and instructor, Duke Nonprofit Management Program.
July 17, 12-1 p.m., “Developing a Real Estate Plan: Why You Don’t Want to Move Forward without It”, with Keith Timko, director, Build with Purpose.
Get complete webinar details and register at www.ncinitiative.org/TAcalendar.
For information on the Initiative’s technical assistance program, contact Saddler at (919) 835-6015 or lsaddler@ncinitiative.org, or www.ncinitiative.org/innovation/technicalassistance.
The N.C. Community Development Initiative leads North Carolina’s collaborative community economic development effort, driving innovation, investment and action to create prosperous, sustainable communities. For more information, visit www.ncinitiative.org.

Feb. 27, 2013 – The N.C. Community Development Initiative will kick off a new webinar series March 25 with “Advocacy: A Plus or a Must?” hosted by David Heinen, director of public policy and advocacy for the N.C. Center for Nonprofits.

The webinar series is free and open to the public. It is offered by the Initiative’s technical assistance program as part of a range of services and resources designed to help partner organizations and the community economic development sector implement strategic plans that yield greater impact in the communities they serve.

“From advocacy and real estate planning to board development and executive transition planning, each webinar is aimed at helping organizations further build their capacity and ultimately have greater impact in their communities,” said LaVett Saddler, the Initiative’s program officer for innovations, who directs the technical assistance program. “Partner organizations are encouraged to take full advantage of the series.”

Upcoming webinars are:

  • March 25, 12-1 p.m., “Advocacy: A Plus or Must?” with David Heinen, director of public policy and advocacy, N.C. Center for Nonprofits.
  • April 16, 12-1:30 p.m., “Take Your Board from Bored to Blazing,” with Gail Perry, Gail Perry Associates.
  • June 20, 12-1 p.m., “Executive Transition Planning: How to Get Started with Your Board and Staff,” with Jeanne Allen, consultant and instructor, Duke Nonprofit Management Program.
  • July 17, 12-1 p.m., “Developing a Real Estate Plan: Why You Don’t Want to Move Forward without It”, with Keith Timko, director, Build with Purpose.

Get complete webinar details and register at www.ncinitiative.org/TAcalendar.

For information on the Initiative’s technical assistance program, contact Saddler at (919) 835-6015 or lsaddler@ncinitiative.org, or www.ncinitiative.org/innovation/technicalassistance.

The N.C. Community Development Initiative leads North Carolina’s collaborative community economic development effort, driving innovation, investment and action to create prosperous, sustainable communities. For more information, visit www.ncinitiative.org.

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