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1. Starting & Sustaining a New Nonprofit Wanting to start your own nonprofit? After this event you will walk away with valuable resources, templates, tools, and tips on topics most critical to planning, forming, and growing a new nonprofit organization. Date:  10/03 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM   2. IECC Thrive Nonprofit Conference This one-day conference will offer strategies and toolkits for staff and board...
It's an interview question you should probably have an answer for, especially in the mission driven nonprofit industry. Luckily, Bill Todd has an interesting approach to preparing for this inevitable question. Be prepared to answer it in different ways, depending on whether it is asked by a recruiter or a hiring manager. Bill is a great guide to interviewing. The answer is HERE  
The Music Center today joined with civic and community leaders to dedicate The Music Center Plaza, opening the newly renovated, accessible outdoor urban space and recognizing it as "The Plaza for All." The plaza was closed for 20 months for its  $41 million makeover , which added a host of new features, including glass-covered elevators on both sides of the main staircase off Grand Avenue, a wine bar, a welcome center, a coffee shop,...
Breaking into the nonprofit world is not that different from entering a for-profit organization. However, making the jump from the corporate world into a 501(c)(3) can be daunting—especially when competing against those with seemingly years of charitable bona fides, international volunteer experience, and degrees in public policy. Certain skills are better regarded than others, knowing what you want is half the battle, and an...
It's Friday and time for a roundup of the best non profit jobs in Los Angeles this week.   1.  Development Director, American Lung Association The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a  Development Director  to join our incredible team in California.   2. Associate Director of Grants, PATH - Los Angeles The Associate Director is responsible for achieving specific grant...
Graduate school is one of the most important cards you can play in your career poker hand. But, it does not come cheap! Furthermore, it will consume a great deal of your precious time. So, is it really a card worth playing? Let's  look at the upside: Among the best reasons to go to graduate school are: It is essential to open the critical doors in professional fields such as healthcare, law,...
Every student in the Los Angeles, Inglewood and Moreno Valley Unified school districts will be receiving a free backpack, just in time for the start of the school year. The L.A. Clippers and their newly-signed superstar Kawhi Leonard announced Tuesday morning that they will be donating one million backpacks. The news was delivered during an event at Leonard’s alma mater, Cloverdale Elementary School. “My goal this year...
Yesterday, L.A.’s premiere open streets festival CicLAvia took to the streets in West Hollywood and Hollywood. The new route included portions of Santa Monica Boulevard, Highland Avenue, and Hollywood Boulevard. CicLAvia is a 501(c)3 non-profit that catalyzes vibrant public spaces, active transportation, and good health through car-free streets.  Tens of thousands of people showed up  without the noise, smog, and danger of...
If you have the right personality, experience and credentials for that dream job you're interviewing for, you won't need to bend over backwards to overcome the interview hurdle? What you might do is fail the test by not getting the basics right. Follow these tips to learn how to ace your job interview, and stand out from the crowd. It’s not as difficult as you think, so follow these tips,  and you’ll be sure to make a...