June 2016 Local Update


Don’t miss out on the array of professional development and networking events for social sector professionals in Atlanta this month! Check out the assortment of opportunities:


Your Voice Matters: Atlanta’s Decision on MARTA & T-SPLOST
Monday, June 6, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, Center for Civic Innovation

Join us for a discussion of the upcoming MARTA and T-SPLOST opportunities to expand transportation in the City of Atlanta.


Breaking Down the Web: A Code Reveal
Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

We’re revealing the code behind some of your favorite websites. Learn tech terminology so that you no longer feel at a disadvantage when speaking with developers.


Special Leadership Breakfast: Alex Reeves, Clinton Global Initiative
Thursday, June 9, 7:30 - 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Join us in welcoming the Clinton Global Initiative as they move to Atlanta. While their sessions are mostly closed to the public, we wanted to give our community an opportunity to meet with them and learn more about the work they are doing.


Philanthropitch Atlanta
Thursday, June 9, 5:30 pm, Junior Achievement Discovery Center

This social impact fast-pitch competition provides nonprofits with access to human and financial capital. Join us to cheer on Atlanta’s most innovative Changemakers, learn how you can get involved, and vote for the coveted Audience Choice Award!


Network Under 40
Thursday, June 9, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Tongue & Groove

Our events are designed to help you build local community and turn transactional, tedious networking events into fun, meaningful experiences!


Creative Approach’s Thirsty Thursday: Social Media
Thursday, June 9, 5:30 - 8:00 pm, General Assembly

Creative Approach presents its Thirsty Thursday Summer Series Workshops. Creative Approach will host an evening of networking, creative marketing discussions, and free drinks!


Stiletto Network Brunch
Sunday, June 12, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, General Assembly

Come brunch, mix, and mingle with women from a multitude of industries. Leave with a full stomach and a list of new friends!


Etsy Global Craft Party Celebration 2016
Saturday, June 18, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, General Assembly

Etsy and General Assembly are partnering to host a Global Craft Party to inspire creativity and create connections.


JCI Foundation Women’s Leadership Conference
Tuesday, June 21, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Georgia World Congress Center

The Judson Women’s Leadership Conference helps young women entering or already in the workforce achieve greatness in their lives by providing insight and tools which will help them become leaders in their respective fields.


Gather for Good with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
Tuesday, June 21, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Urban Tree Cidery

Come taste Urban Tree Cidery’s original brews and socialize all while supporting Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta’s mission to provide free legal assistance to nonprofits that serve low-income or disadvantaged communities.


Summer Solstice Soiree
Friday, June 24, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

We are taking over campus to celebrate the official start of summer with great music, local art installations, fantastic ATLients, and a beer games!


T.E.A. Group Luncheon
Tuesday, June 28, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm, Maggiano’s 3368 Peachtree Road

Topic: Preventing and Detecting Fraud at Nonprofits Including Cyber Fraud
Speaker: Brian T. Muia
Cost: $25 RSVP by email


Meet our 2016 Fellows! A Networking Night @ CCI
Tuesday, June 28, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Center for Civic Innovation

Join us for a night of beer, food, and networking, and meet our newest fellows from the Westside Innovation lab and the Civic Innovation Fellowship programs. This is a great chance to ask them about their work, introduce your work, and see how you can get more involved.





If you have any upcoming events that you would like us to include in our Local Update posts, please don’t hesitate to email Katie Mumper at kmm@foundationcenter.org

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