Ever heard of a moonshot forum? This week we look at the next big thing in brainstorming. “A moonshot forum is a great way to encourage your team to think really, really big,” says positive psychology expert Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPC.
This month offers important opportunities to renew your commitment to social justice in your workplace, community and beyond. The Association’s Shannon Martin-Roebuck, Director of Strategic Initiatives, shares resources to inspire your communications plan and get the convo started.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is excited to release the results of the 2021 Biennial Compensation & Benefits Survey, since 2003 the only one of its kind designed with the knowledge and skills unique to animal welfare. And this year’s report is especially meaningful.
It’s Monday, and that means we’re here to pass along a tool, a time-saver, or a rockin’ resource. This week we’ve got a guide that can help you and your colleagues shape, plan, and assess a community engagement program.
Last June, The Association’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee launched an historic, first-of-its-kind survey in order to get a baseline on the current state of DEI in animal welfare. With more than 2,600 responses, the findings were compiled in a report and rolled out to the field during the fall virtual conference.
In Part 2 of his series on Rural Challenges in Animal Welfare, Cole Wakefield, Animal Services Director for Good Shepherd Humane Society, discussed the availability, and lack thereof, of human resources in rural communities. Today he brings up three additional challenges that just may surprise you.
In Part 1 of his series on Rural Challenges in Animal Welfare, Cole Wakefield, Animal Services Director for Good Shepherd Humane Society, got the field thinking about the availability of resources for agencies in urban areas versus those in rural areas. And that includes human resources, which Cole discusses in today’s blog.
Are community veterinary medicine programs meeting the needs of underserved pets and their families? The ASPCA’s Veronica Accornero, Ph.D.