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WATCH: The Spring Conference Is BYOP

We’re about four weeks out! Have you registered yet? There seems to be a bit of confusion about the location of The Spring Conference for Animal Welfare this year, at least among some of the staff at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control. We asked the Indiana agency’s ED, Amy-Jo Sites, who’ll be presenting a session in the Field Services track, to set the record straight.


WATCH: Dakin Humane’s ED on Why You Need to Attend the Spring Conference

Haven’t registered yet for the Virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement? Here’s why you need to, per your colleague Carmine DiCenso, Dakin Humane Society’s Executive Director and member of The Association’s Board of Directors. “The theme of the conference is inclusion,” says DiCenso, “and that’s something that we need to get better at as a field.


Spring Conference Spotlight: Inclusive Fundraising & Communications

The animal welfare sector is great at storytelling… but are we telling just one story?  Do your marketing and fundraising materials inspire your entire community? This June 8, at The Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement, join Heather Friedman, Lifeline Animal Project’s Chief Marketing Officer, and Christina Hill of Atlanta Humane Society’s community engagement team, and learn how two different organizations in the same city are approaching diversity and inclusion in their messaging. Here’s more of what you can expect from this…


Member Spotlight: Get To Know Judy Hunter

Shout out and our undying gratitude to this month’s featured member AND the chair of the Fundraising track for the Spring Conference Committee. Meet one great reason why Cleveland rocks! Name: Judy HunterMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2010Organization: Cleveland APLTitle: Senior Director of Development Q&A with Judy Hunter The Association: Describe yourself in 3 words.

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