An article in the Winter 2021 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review—“Business Disruption from the Inside Out: A playbook for Employee Activists and advice for leaders”—is causing a stir with our colleagues in the field. Shelly Thompson from Maddie’s Fund originally shared this article with me, and I immediately recognized this as an extremely timely issue for many leaders in the animal welfare sector.
Jessica Dolce, MS Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator, shared skills for “Practicing Compassionate Badassery” and coping with COVID-19 during The Fall Virtual Conference on December 2. In case you missed it—or if you were there and need a refresh—here are 4 juicy ideas from her badassery toolbox.
For the first time in 17 years, Animal Care and Control of Fort Wayne has gone 10 months without euthanizing a cat or kitten for space. And when Amy-Jo Sites was recently called upon to present to the City Council on proposed cuts to the agency’s budget, her thoughtful presentation fully flipped the vote.
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.
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.
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.
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.