Local Atlanta Update April 2017

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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:

 

CCI Leadership Breakfast: Ceasar Mitchell, Mayoral Candidate
Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 - 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Every month this year, the Center for Civic Innovation will host candidates for a candid and open conversation, where you’ll learn more about their personal story and vision for the future of this city.

 

Talk Data to Me
Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, General Assembly

This monthly series brings together industry experts to discuss how data is changing the way businesses run and people live. April’s will cover creating Smart City through data!

 

How CSS Grid is Reinventing Webpage Design
Thursday, April 6, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, General Assembly

Join Josh Gruen as he highlights the latest and best in Mozilla and Firefox technologies for web developers today.

 

CCI Leadership Breakfast: Michael Sterling, Mayoral Candidate
Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 - 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Every month this year, the Center for Civic Innovation will host candidates for a candid and open conversation, where you’ll learn more about their personal story and vision for the future of this city.

 

Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Atlanta Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 am, Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center

Topic: Leveraging Your Board in Corporate Engagement

 

Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers
Wednesday, April 12, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, General Assembly

An exclusive monthly speaker series that offers a glimpse inside the creative process of local design experts.

 

Network Under 40 @ Terminus 330
Thursday, April 13, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Join Network Under 40 at a historic downtown location. Located in the heart of Downtown, this industrial and elegant venue will be the perfect backdrop to help you make new friends and business contacts.

 

Designing Your Atlanta: Drink and Draw
Friday, April 14, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

Meet experts and Atlanta enthusiasts for a fun happy hour with lightning talks from City Studio and TransFormation Alliance and a chance to draw your own design for ATL!

 

Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Atlanta CFRE Study Course
Tuesday, April 18, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Bobby Dodd Institute

Topic: Volunteer Management

Social Studies: Undocumented Under a Trump Administration: What's at Stake?
Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, Center for Civic Innovation

There's a lot on the line for our undocumented neighbors and for top decision-makers in local institutions, especially while the federal government moves to tie local compliance with immigration law to federal funding. Join Center for Civic Innovation and Creative Loafing to discuss what's at stake.

YNPN Atlanta: Strategic Volunteering – Leverage for Your Career
Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Flatiron Building

Are you getting the most out of volunteering or managing volunteers? At this event, hear from three panelists who will discuss learning how to utilize a current skill set as well as gain new areas of expertise through volunteering.

 

Conference Notices:

 

Georgia Grant Professionals Association Southern Regional Grant Conference
June 14-16, Morrow Center

Attendees will gain insight and perspective about key issues facing the grant field, build and strengthen professional relationships, and discover new resources and project opportunities. The conference is geared for all skills from the novice to the more experienced grant professionals. The Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) is offering Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) credit for conference participants.

 

YNPN National Conference: Leading Through Change
August 11-14, GA Tech Conference Center

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) National Conference and Leadership Institute is an annual event that brings together leaders from across the country for three days of networking, professional development, and chapter collaboration. The 2017 National Conference and Leadership Institute is where the most passionate and innovative nonprofit professionals will come to take their careers and leadership to the next level.

 

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