If you haven’t already, you’d better register for the Virtual Fall Conference soon — they’re just two weeks left until the opening remarks at 1 pm ET on Tuesday, December 1! Here’s 4 reasons to get pumped (and get registered) for this event: #1 – Because you’re secretly a unicorn He’s baaccckkk! We are sooo excited to have Vu Le, founder of the beloved Nonprofit AF blog, as a keynote speaker again this year. Get ready to hear him talk….
Heard about our joint-membership program with Shelters United, a cooperative buying program for animal welfare organizations? More than 600 of your colleagues are enjoying the convenience of shopping online and getting reduced prices with MWI Animal Health—one website, 50,000 products, 1,000 manufacturers, monthly specials. Join Shelters United for free and you’ll enjoy better prices on the products you always buy—and you will save 50% off a new membership to The Association or 25% off your Association membership renewal.
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.
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.
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.
Dear Friends & Colleagues, It’s no secret that we’ve all had a pretty tough year. Between the pandemic, the spotlight that has been shone on racial injustice, and the extreme political divide in our nation, we have faced a perfect storm of sorts.