Registration for the Virtual Fall Conference is open, and we’re looking forward to the chance to plan and reflect and learn together as a group. One of the most timely issues on the docket is the eviction crisis, which could potentially impact tens of millions of renters.
Last Thursday, animal services and TNR leaders who are guiding their cities through difficult climates sat down to share challenges and insights. The Roundtable on Community Relations During a Time of Unrest specially focused on the needs and experiences of BIPOC officers and staff.
Registration for the Virtual Fall Conference opened on Monday, and are we ever thrilled and grateful to wrap up this year with you! There’s so much to look back at, and so much to look ahead to in 2021—and the best part is, we’re doing it together. We checked in with Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPCP, for a sneak peek at “Breaking Happy: A Path to a Sustainable Career.
The first shelter Kathleen M. Olson worked at reached 90% positive outcomes for dogs within 3 years under her leadership.
As national uprising against racial inequity continues, employers across the United States are urgently looking to find ways to create cultures of inclusion. This often begins with the implementation of a task force or working committee dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Barriers to community engagement aren’t new hurdles for animal services staff, but a global pandemic and social unrest bring added burden. This Thursday, we’re holding the space for an important roundtable discussion with four animal services and TNR leaders who are guiding their cities—Atlanta, Dallas, Greensboro, and Los Angeles—through difficult climates.
Productive, cohesive, emotionally intelligent, and engaged… sound like the perfect team? The author shares insight (and actionable, practical tips!) that can help you get there. The pandemic-related changes to shift schedules and a surge in remote work have managers and leaders looking for new ways to maintain a cohesive team.
Brad Shear, CAWA, chair of The Association’s Best Practices and Emerging Trends Committee and Board of Directors, shares important updates to the Best Practices Guidelines for Companion Animal Transport. Use these new guidelines to help make sure staff and volunteers stay safe while doing this lifesaving work.
How has the pandemic changed the way your organization communicates internally? We’re betting one change is virtual meetings—and lots of them. How are these meetings conducted—and what’s successful/not-so-successful about them? Jack Flinchum will explore these questions in his September 30 webinar, “Effective Internal Communication: The Problem, Some Solutions & The (Virtual) Meeting.