We’ve all been hearing how happy folks are to get back to work onsite and meet with colleagues face-to-face, IRL. But it’s not looking like Zoom is going away anytime soon—and with good reason.
Communications strategist and thought leader Dex Hunter-Torricke shares inspo, action steps and lessons learned along the way The following tips and sage advice were shared during Dex’s keynote speech at the Virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare. FYI conference attendees, you can log in to the conference site and listen to the complete session anytime now through the end of August.
What does it take for you to get the funding you need for more staff or shelter improvements? Is it worth the fight? Do the benefits outweigh the cumbersome process it takes to get a ‘yes’ from those who hold the purse strings? These are all valid questions posed by Amy-Jo Sites, MPA, CAWA, of Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control, who’ll be presenting “Working with Local Officials to Reach Your Shelter Goals,” during the virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement this….
Pull up a chair and get comfy! We’re talking jelly beans, DEI strategies and inspo for potential CAWAs. Name: Beth Brookhouser, CAWAMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2010Organization: The SPCA for Monterey CountyTitle: Vice President, Marketing & Communications Q&A with Beth Brookhouser The Association: Describe yourself in 3 words.
Ready to revisit or create your core values? Bravo! While this is a big deal organizationally, it doesn’t have to be a big deal financially, thanks to these tips from Amy Nichols, Vice President of Outreach, Training and Engagement at The Humane Society of the United States. Read on for a high-level how-to, and listen to the complete recording (just 22 minutes!) that Nichols did for The Association’s Innovation Bank.
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.
What if cats ruled the world…or at least lead your organization’s strategic planning sessions?! With that spirit in mind, we hope you’ll join us for A Feline Approach to Strategic Planning, Jan F. Brazzell’s June 8 workshop at the virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement.
Earlier this year, we announced a new initiative to end breed discrimination in the homeowners insurance industry. Along with major animal welfare groups including Best Friends, the Humane Society of the United States, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Humane Rescue Alliance, The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement signed on to a new white paper calling for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to investigate the use of breed discrimination lists.