November 2016 Atlanta 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:


Equity, Affordability, & the Beltline: Ryan Gravel & Nathaniel Smith
Tuesday, November 1, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, Center for Civic Innovation

Join the Center for Civic Innovation for a moderated discussion with Ryan Gravel, an urban planner who initially proposed the concept of the BeltLine, and Nathaniel Smith, founder of the Partnership for Southern Equity, an Atlanta nonprofit working towards balanced growth and shared prosperity in the American South.


Designing Human Experience: Digital vs Physical
Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, General Assembly

Hear experts in Architecture, Design, Programming, and Human Behavior discuss what it takes to make great design experiences and the intersection of physical vs digital design.


Social Enterprise Bootcamp: Telling the Story Investors Want to Hear
Tuesday & Wednesday, November 2 & 3, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Center for Civic Innovation

The Center for Civic Innovation’s two day business model and storytelling training helps social entrepreneurs strengthen the way they talk about their work. This is open to social enterprises, for profit and nonprofit, at all stages.


JCI Young Professional Networking Event
Thursday, November 3, 6:30-8:30 pm, Fado Irish Pub

JCI Atlanta (Jaycees) is an organization of young professionals that provides a wide range of activities. Their Members participate in community involvement, business networking, leadership development, social events, and educational workshops. This event is $10 for non-members.

YNPN: CNP Credential Webinar with Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Thursday, November 3, 7:00 - 7:30 pm

The Certified Nonprofit Professional (or CNP) credential is an extremely hands-on leadership development program that places you on a path to nonprofit career success. Learn about program structure and costs, how CNP compares to graduate programs, and how to get your employer to pay for the credential.

Tiny House Talks: Big Impact, Small Footprint
Saturday, November 5, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, General Assembly

Big Impact, Small Footprint – the social impact of the Tiny House Movement


Network Under 40: Dine With 9
Tuesday, November 8, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Hobnob

Shake up your lunch hour and make new friends and business connections!


The Power of Presence
Wednesday, November 9, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, General Assembly

Learn how to be present like a pro and grow your confidence from the outside in with insight and guidance from Levo’s course Presence, featuring Amy Cuddy.


Network Under 40: DoGooders Service Project with Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research
Saturday, November 12, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Studies show that people bond more quickly and with more depth when they share experiences. Find fulfillment in dually giving back while connecting with more members of the Network Under 40 community. Help hit childhood cancer out of the park at the 8th Annual Brian McCann Rally Celebrity Softball Game.


Network Under 40 @ The Atlanta Botanical Garden
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Network in a private area (which is inside in case it’s cold out) and enjoy the beginning of the holiday lights season at the Garden!


Leadership Breakfast: Atiba Mbiwan, Zeist Foundation
Tuesday, November 22, 7:30 – 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

If you are looking to hear from someone who knows how to navigate the nonprofit and grantmaker landscape of Atlanta, this is your chance!


Tech And…
Monday, November 28, Time TBD, General Assembly

A monthly event series which examines the way in which technology impacts the way we live, work, and play across a number of industries.


Jones and Kolb: T.E.A. Group Luncheon
Tuesday, November 29, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm, Maggiano's (3368 Peachtree Road)

Topic: Sample Financial Statements that Incorporate the New Disclosures Required by Recently Issued Accounting Standards
Speaker: G. Bliss Jones
Cost: $25 RSVP by Tues, Nov 22.


#AllTheThings: How to Balance Work, Life, & You
Wednesday, November 30, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, General Assembly

How do some people seem to balance everything so well? Hear from a panel who have their hands full but excel at keeping it “all together;” see how they do it and how you can, too.




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