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October 2017
$65.00 - $105.00

Working with Survivors Who Are Immigrants

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A full day training that explores the diverse and unique needs of survivors who are immigrants including VAWA immigration remedies, language and cultural differences, community outreach, and agency capacity building to serve survivors from immigrant communities. This training offers advocates an opportunity to build on their assets to better serve immigrant survivors while paying attention to the very real barriers experienced by these survivors.

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$75

Case Management 3

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This course is the third and final course in the Case Management Certificate Program (courses can be taken out of order). Homeless and low-income individuals and families have multiple barriers to locating and securing permanent, affordable housing. In this course, participants learn how to help their clients increase their financial literacy in order to obtain and maintain permanent housing. Participants also learn how to identify, prioritize and address housing barriers as well as how to work with local landlords to…

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$20.00

VAdata for Advanced Users

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you a Director who wants to learn more about what VAdata can do for you? Are you responsible for your agency’s grant reporting and want to learn more about how VAdata can make your grant reporting easier? Did you know that VAdata provides 14 different data reports, including reports for your primary grants through DCJS and VDSS? Are you hesitant to trust the reports in VAdata? If so, this VAdata report training is just what you’re looking for!

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November 2017
$75

Nonprofit Organization Crash Course

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Everything you need to know you learned in kindergarten—except the ins and outs of running a nonprofit. We will cover the core aspects of nonprofit management, including board development, fundraising, vision and strategy, and marketing. This is designed as a pragmatic course with plenty of on-the-ground practical application. We will review how to work with a board, including management, meetings, expectations, and recruitment. We will learn the nuts and bolts of setting up a fundraising office and raising money. We…

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$30

Board Treasurers Roundtable: Fall 2017 Series

November 2 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Leadership Metro Richmond and The Community Foundation are proud to present Board Leaders Roundtable, Treasurers Series. This 3-part series is designed for current Treasurers. Series will take place at The Community Foundation, 7501 Boulders View Dr., Ste. 101, 23225. DIRECTIONS Light breakfast will be served. First Session – October 19: Being a Mission Driven Treasurer (8:30am-10:30am) Role of Board Treasurer presented by Jim Cole, CEO at Masonic Home of Virginia ​Second Session – November 2: Translating for your Board (8:30am-10am)…

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$90

VSAE: Choosing the Right AMS for Your Association

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Dive deep into the full process of choosing and implementing a new Association Management System (AMS) at the November Monthly Luncheon & Seminar on Friday, November 3, at DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond-Midlothian. Moira Edwards, CAE will present “Choosing the Right AMS for Your Association,” a thorough exploration of each step in the process, identifying core tasks and highlighting the wisdom of what to do and what to avoid at each stage. Attendees will emerge with a draft project plan, including…

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$20 - $30

Planned Giving Panel Discussion

November 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

Join our moderator, Ruth Modlin Ellett, CFRE, as she guides our panel members through a discussion on some of the lessons learned in the field of planned giving and how they can be applied by organizations of any size. Panel members: Gayle Haglund, Westminster Canterbury Richmond; Dan Stackhouse, The New Community School; and Boyd Spencer, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (recently retired).

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$30

Strong. Strategic. Sustainable. Balancing Leadership, Finance & Impact in Today’s Nonprofits

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am

Building Competencies for Nonprofit Sustainability with Steve Zimmerman In our ever-changing environment, nonprofit leaders often search for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow known as “sustainability.” But sustainability lies not at some far-off destination. Rather, it occurs when organizations engage others in making ongoing strategic decisions to guide toward exceptional impact and financial viability. Join us on November 8 for Strong. Strategic. Sustainable. Balancing Leadership, Finance & Impact in Today’s Nonprofits This program is a collaboration…

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$65.00 - $105.00

Domestic Violence

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This training explores the root causes of domestic violence; the “herstory” of the movement to end domestic violence; how trauma-informed advocacy acts as the framework for service provision; risk factors and risk assessment; safety planning; domestic violence laws in Virginia; and systems advocacy.

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$65.00 - $105.00

Sexual Violence

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This training introduces concepts about rape culture and challenges related to changing social norms across the social ecological model; advocacy with sexual assault survivors; beliefs about healthy sexuality; confidentiality; and relationship building for successful community collaborations.

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$75

Communications Planning

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Are you feeling overwhelmed with planning events, writing newsletters and updating social media? Are all your communication efforts effective? A good communications plan ensures you’re doing the right work, pursuing the right goals, and doing it the best way when there are always other options and choices for the use of your limited resources. In this course, you’ll learn how to write a strategic communications plan that will organize your communications with a written blueprint for actions and activities: what,…

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free

“The Savage Man” movie & discussion

November 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

James House’s free movie and discussion series continues with a screening of “The Savage Man.” The film examines the issues of domestic violence from the male perspective and explores the issue of why abusers use violence to control their relationships. The film will be shown Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm in the James House training room, 6610 Commons Drive, Suite C, Prince George, VA 23875. The training room is on the second floor and requires walking stairs. To…

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Free

Become an Adult Literacy Tutor

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

How different would your life be if you could not read well? 1 in 6 adults in the city of Richmond go through life with low-literacy. That’s enough to fill the VCU Siegel Center 4.5 times. By 2018, 63% of jobs will require education above a high school diploma. The READ Center’s mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop reading and communication skills so they can fulfill their roles as citizens, workers, and family members, and improve their…

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$50

Building Blocks for Nonprofit Board Members

November 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Interested in Nonprofit Board Service? Building Blocks for Nonprofit Board Members will help you understand what it takes to be an effective board member. This training provides an excellent introduction to the nonprofit sector, the life cycles of nonprofit organizations and their boards, an overview of board roles and responsibilities, and provides a variety of resources for continuing board development and growth. This workshop is ideal for anyone who is interested in board service or recently became a board member…

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Free

Become an Adult Literacy Tutor

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How different would your life be if you could not read well? 1 in 6 adults in the city of Richmond go through life with low-literacy. That’s enough to fill the VCU Siegel Center 4.5 times. By 2018, 63% of jobs will require education above a high school diploma. The READ Center’s mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop reading and communication skills so they can fulfill their roles as citizens, workers, and family members, and improve their…

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December 2017
$65.00 - $105.00

Racial Justice as Trauma-Informed Advocacy

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This training will examine how institutional and systemic racism create disparities in experiences between survivors of color and survivors who are white (including disparities in access to resources and support following trauma exposure), why a racial justice lens is integral to trauma-informed advocacy and prevention, and specific examples of how the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance has integrated a racial justice lens into aspects of its work.

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$50

Nonprofit Sustainability Clinic

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Strong, Strategic, and Sustainable: Keeping Your Nonprofit Relevant Today and For Years to Come Growth and sustainability don’t happen by accident: it is the direct result of leaders making strategic decisions in a manner that integrates mission impact and financial viability. Only a strong and resilient organization can position itself to lead collaborative community change with demonstrated results. Through the use of the Matrix Map and other tools, this workshop will offer new ways to evaluate the health of your…

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$30

Board Treasurers Roundtable: Fall 2017 Series

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Leadership Metro Richmond and The Community Foundation are proud to present Board Leaders Roundtable, Treasurers Series. This 3-part series is designed for current Treasurers. Series will take place at The Community Foundation, 7501 Boulders View Dr., Ste. 101, 23225. DIRECTIONS Light breakfast will be served. First Session – October 19: Being a Mission Driven Treasurer (8:30am-10:30am) Role of Board Treasurer presented by Jim Cole, CEO at Masonic Home of Virginia ​Second Session – November 2: Translating for your Board (8:30am-10am)…

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$150

Staff Supervision and Performance Management (2 Day Class)

December 13 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 4:30 pm

**Please note that this is a 2 day class and you will be required to attend both 12/13 and 12/14 The workplace of today requires both new and experienced supervisors to cope with constant change and increasingly challenging situations. This class will help managers, supervisors and team leaders learn and apply skills and strategies to successfully manage the work while inspiring employees to give their best. Participants will examine case studies and role play challenging supervisory situations to gain interactive…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network Summit: “Moving from Awareness to Action”

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Facilitated by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities | DESCRIPTION: *NEW THIS YEAR* At the request of many Workplace Inclusion Network participants, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities will facilitate a half-day session that will help participants explore how to move from awareness to action. Best practices will be highlighted and extended time will be provided for networking across organizations. Participants will leave this session with clearly established plans to bring their learning back to their workplaces.

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free

“Human Trafficking” movie and discussion

December 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

James House will be concluding a year-long Movie & Discussion series this month with a screening of “Human Trafficking: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking.” The film was produced by Fairfax County Public Schools and is designed to educate students, teachers, and parents about the rising problem of sex trafficking in the United States. This film is not recommended for viewers under the age of 12. We encourage you to join us for this eye-opening film and then to…

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