Okay, so you’re gonna want to grab 12 minutes and listen to this convo between Vu Le, Executive Director of Nonprofit AF, and The Association’s Jim Tedford. If it’s anything like what we can expect during Vu’s keynote address at the Fall Virtual Conference, “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Hiring Philosophy and Practice,” we’re in for something special.
The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
Fall Conference Superhero Session: “Creating a Culture of Inclusion in the Workplace” with Dr. Gena Yuvette Davis
Can you believe the Virtual Fall Conference is just over three weeks away? We can’t wait to wrap up 2020 with 3 days of reflecting, reconnecting, and restocking our supply of inspo with you. On Thursday, December 3, Gena Yuvette Davis, Psy.
Have you visited The Association’s Innovation Bank of short, pre-recorded webinars that feature model programs from your colleagues? We highlight a new session each week, and today we’re excited to share the latest research on how genes affect behavior and appearance in “The Genomics of the American Mutt.” When Jessica Hekman, DVM, PhD, of the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, began researching canine genetics, she sought to help the animal sheltering industry make more informed decisions.
In our latest podcast, guest host Jorge Ortega, Director, Guilford County Animal Services, hosts CARE President James Evans and Best Friends’ José Ocaño, Senior Director of People and Culture, in a conversation exploring ways in which the animal welfare profession can make space for marginalized voices. Here are some top takeaways from that convo—we hope they inspire you to listen to the complete podcast.
COVID-19 has impacted all aspects of the animal welfare industry, including how you engage and train your volunteers. Like many agencies, Humane Society of Charlotte has come up with a variety of new virtual volunteer roles.
For more than 20 years, the first full week in November is celebrated as National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week—and this year we’re launching it with a sincere THANK YOU to all of YOU from all of us at The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement. We are proud to be your professional association and immensely grateful for every member and colleague who works at an animal shelter in a world where compassion and kindness is needed now more than ever! Respect….
Hill’s Pet Nutrition is offering 10 $1,000 grants to the first 10 organizations who submit a qualifying video highlighting their collaborative spirit. Mark your calendars and submit by November 13.
It’s Thursday—time to roll out another edition of our Innovation Bank. These short, pre-recorded webinars feature model programs and replicable ideas from your colleagues in the field.
Fall Conference Superhero Session: “Strengthening Trust & Accountability in the Workplace” with Josh Davies
Are you as excited about the Virtual Fall Conference as we are? We can’t think of a better way to wrap up 2020 with 3 days of reflecting, reconnecting and restocking our supply of inspo for the year ahead. On December 1, Josh Davies, CEO of The Center for Work Ethic Development, rounds up Day 1 with his interactive session, “Strengthening Trust & Accountability in the Workplace.