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Oct

21

Thu
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 9:00 AM - Thu, Oct 21, 2021 11:00 AM @ https://raorg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o1UUWJCTTtKXcIZ6hN1HEw

To eradicate deforestation and ecosystem conversion from supply chains, companies and financial institutions need a clear blueprint and effective tools for action.

The Deforestation Risk Toolset comprises three publicly available resources – Global Forest Watch Pro (GFW Pro), Trase and the Accountability Framework – that enable organizations to act confidently to meet market and stakeholder expectations.

Join the Deforestation Risk Toolset participants for a practical introductory webinar on how to use the Toolset to make measurable progress towards achieving deforestation and conversion-free supply chains and report progress to stakeholders.

Mars will also join us to share industry perspectives in a panel discussion, moderated by Innovation Forum.

Featuring:

Pedro Amaral, Senior Sustainability Manager at Mars Global Petcare
Anne Rosenbarger, Global Engagement Manager at World Resources Institute
Leah Samberg, Scientist, Global Policy at Rainforest Alliance
Helen Bellfield, Policy Director, Trase Lead at Global Canopy
Moderated by Ian Welsh, Director at Innovation Forum

21 October 2021

Tags: conservation, nonprofit, Global Forest Watch, sustainability, social justice, Climate Change

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Oct

21

Thu
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 12:00 PM - Thu, Oct 21, 2021 1:30 PM @ https://www.facebook.com/events/908736713354019/

Grameen Foundation, along with several on-the-ground partners, has created a fresh approach to ending poverty: Pairing digital financial services with women’s empowerment.

Join representatives from Grameen Foundation, HealthKeepers Network, Ghana Developing Communities Association, and RISE Ghana for a conversation on how we are deploying Community Agents to connect their villages to the global economy—and create a sustainable, prosperous future.

Tags: nonprofit, Grameen Foundation, social justice, ending poverty

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Oct

21

Thu
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 8:00 PM - Thu, Oct 21, 2021 10:00 PM @ https://act.ran.org/page/30707/subscribe/1

Emergence into Action

This year, RAN will once again gather virtually to celebrate our achievements and raise critical funds to support our work defending forests, protecting the climate, and upholding human rights.

During this unique time when we’ve sheltered in place and stayed socially distant, RAN has found creative ways to continue building pressure on the corporations and banks pumping money into the most destructive industries: fossil fuels and forest-risk commodities. We are excited to bring you along with us and share the impact from the work you make possible!

Thursday, October 21st, 2021
8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST
Complete the form at the link to get to the live event!

Tags: nonprofit, Rainforest Action Network (RAN), social justice, rainforest

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Oct

25

Mon
Mon, Oct 25, 2021 6:00 PM - Mon, Oct 25, 2021 7:00 PM @ https://www.2021aca.com/

The 20th Annual Anti-Corruption Awards
A Virtual event hosted by IndependentVoting.org

Monday, October 25, 6pm ET

Register here:
www.2021ACA.com

Join Independent Voting for an inside look at America’s independent voters. This is a yet-to-be-told story, a new moment becoming a new movement. Meet the groundbreakers giving voice to the 45% of Americans who refuse to define themselves through the political parties. Their power is growing, even as most politicians, political scientists and pundits deny them. There is one organization that has been organizing independent voters to shape a turn away from partisanship and a stagnant political order. Tune in to hear the new conversations, see the new activities and campaigns that are challenging the status quo of American politics from the organization that is winning recognition and respect for the independent voter.

Tags: nonprofit, social justice, Independent Voting, Anti-Corruption Awards

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Oct

26

Tue
Tue, Oct 26, 2021 7:00 PM - Tue, Oct 26, 2021 8:30 PM @ https://bit.ly/2YeTM7s

Butler University Seminar of Religion and Global Affairs presents:
Families in Flux: Religion, Community and Connection in the 21st Century

The Butler University Seminar on Religion and Global Affairs, presented by the Center for Faith and Vocation, is returning for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. Registration for the Fall 2021 webinars is free and open to all.

Over the last 50 years, reproductive technologies have completely transformed who can biologically reproduce and when. These medical advancements have significant ethical and political implications. While some religious and secular groups have embraced these scientific breakthroughs, others have warned against their unintended consequences. This discussion brings two leading anthropologists into conversation on how religion and gender intertwine in the reproductive lives and policies of the Middle East.

Register now at https://bit.ly/2YeTM7s

Marcia C. Inhorn is the William K. Lanman Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs in the Department of Anthropology and MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, where she also chairs the Council on Middle East Studies. Inhorn specializes in Middle Eastern gender, religion, and reproductive health issues, and is the author of six books on the subject.

Michal Raucher is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University. Her research lies at the intersection of Israel studies, the anthropology of women in Judaism, and reproductive ethics. Her first book, Conceiving Agency: Reproductive Authority among Haredi Women (Indiana University Press, 2020) is an ethnography of Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish women’s reproductive ethics.

Sponsored by the Center for Faith and Vocation
We wish to thank the Muslim Studies Endowment for sponsorship and our partners in the Philosophy, Religion, and Classics Department.
Register now at https://bit.ly/2YeTM7s

Tags: social justice, Butler University Seminar of Religion and Global Affairs, discussion, Reproductive Ethics in the Middle East

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Oct

28

Thu
Thu, Oct 28, 2021 9:00 AM - Thu, Oct 28, 2021 11:00 AM @ https://wri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AZRijuOXTOG3gEwLyG9vxQ

Combatting the climate crisis requires society to rapidly transform all of the systems that propel our economy, including power generation, buildings, industry, transport, land use and more. But by how much? And how can decision-makers make it happen?

Join us on October 28 for a high-level launch event for the State of Climate Action 2021 report, which will answer these fundamental questions. Developed by partners contributing to the Systems Change Lab, the report identifies 40 indicators across key sectors that must transform to address the climate crisis and assesses how current trends stack up against targets for 2030 and 2050 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees C. The analysis will highlight both encouraging bright spots that are witnessing exponential change as well as sectors that are well off track and demand urgent attention.

Coming out just before the G20 Summit and the COP26 climate summit, the State of Climate Action 2021 report will arm countries, businesses, philanthropists, and others with a clear-eyed view of where we stand sector-by-sector, and what supportive measures and finance are necessary to accelerate the world toward a safer, prosperous and more equitable future.

Speakers include:

Andrew Steer, President and CEO, Bezos Earth Fund (moderator)
Nigel Topping, United Nations High-Level Climate Champion
Naoko Ishii, Executive Vice President, University of Tokyo Center for Global Commons
Ani Dasgupta, President and CEO, World Resources Institute
Surabi Menon, VP, Global Intelligence, ClimateWorks Foundation
Niklas Höhne, Partner, New Climate Institute
Sophie Boehm, Research Analyst, World Resources Institute

By registering for this webinar, I agree to subscribe and receive updates from WRI.

Tags: nonprofit, sustainability, Climate Change, social justice, World Resources Institute

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Oct

28

Thu
Thu, Oct 28, 2021 6:30 PM - Thu, Oct 28, 2021 8:30 PM @

10 East Arts is excited to be partnering with SleepyNap Vibes for a live music concert series featuring an incredible line-up of Indianapolis artists.
Join us on East 10th Street for SIX Thursdays for FREE live music.

Live Music THURSDAYS

OCTOBER 14 – NOVEMBER 18

INTERMISSIONS PLAZA (*)
Outdoor Venue
3145 E. 10th Street

Doors Open at 6:30pm

Music 7:00pm-8:30pm

Free. All Ages.

We’ll have a cash bar. Bring your lawn chair and come hang with us!

** Thursday Music Line-up **

OCTOBER 14
Mr. Kinetik
Hip Hop

October 21
Ed Lanier
Soul/Rock

October 28
Psywrn Simone
Neo Soul/Hip Hop

November 4
Kiella Monique / Ms. Taylor Franklin
Neo Soul/R&B

November 11
Brandon Meeks Quintet
Jazz

November 18
Dorsh
Electronic Reggae

(*) In the event of inclement or cold weather, concerts will be held indoors at the 10 East Arts HUB (3137 E. 10th Street).

Tags: Live Music, Psywrn Simone, Art, Hip Hop, nonprofit, social justice, 10 East Arts

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Oct

21

Thu
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 8:00 PM - Thu, Oct 21, 2021 10:00 PM @ https://act.ran.org/page/30707/subscribe/1

Emergence into Action

This year, RAN will once again gather virtually to celebrate our achievements and raise critical funds to support our work defending forests, protecting the climate, and upholding human rights.

During this unique time when we’ve sheltered in place and stayed socially distant, RAN has found creative ways to continue building pressure on the corporations and banks pumping money into the most destructive industries: fossil fuels and forest-risk commodities. We are excited to bring you along with us and share the impact from the work you make possible!

Thursday, October 21st, 2021
8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST
Complete the form at the link to get to the live event!

Tags: nonprofit, Rainforest Action Network (RAN), social justice, rainforest

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Oct

21

Thu
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 12:00 PM - Thu, Oct 21, 2021 1:30 PM @ https://www.facebook.com/events/908736713354019/

Grameen Foundation, along with several on-the-ground partners, has created a fresh approach to ending poverty: Pairing digital financial services with women’s empowerment.

Join representatives from Grameen Foundation, HealthKeepers Network, Ghana Developing Communities Association, and RISE Ghana for a conversation on how we are deploying Community Agents to connect their villages to the global economy—and create a sustainable, prosperous future.

Tags: nonprofit, Grameen Foundation, social justice, ending poverty

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Oct

21

Thu
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 9:00 AM - Thu, Oct 21, 2021 11:00 AM @ https://raorg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o1UUWJCTTtKXcIZ6hN1HEw

To eradicate deforestation and ecosystem conversion from supply chains, companies and financial institutions need a clear blueprint and effective tools for action.

The Deforestation Risk Toolset comprises three publicly available resources – Global Forest Watch Pro (GFW Pro), Trase and the Accountability Framework – that enable organizations to act confidently to meet market and stakeholder expectations.

Join the Deforestation Risk Toolset participants for a practical introductory webinar on how to use the Toolset to make measurable progress towards achieving deforestation and conversion-free supply chains and report progress to stakeholders.

Mars will also join us to share industry perspectives in a panel discussion, moderated by Innovation Forum.

Featuring:

Pedro Amaral, Senior Sustainability Manager at Mars Global Petcare
Anne Rosenbarger, Global Engagement Manager at World Resources Institute
Leah Samberg, Scientist, Global Policy at Rainforest Alliance
Helen Bellfield, Policy Director, Trase Lead at Global Canopy
Moderated by Ian Welsh, Director at Innovation Forum

21 October 2021

Tags: conservation, nonprofit, Global Forest Watch, sustainability, social justice, Climate Change

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Oct

20

Wed
Wed, Oct 20, 2021 8:00 PM - Wed, Oct 20, 2021 9:30 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jGKjp50TSnG4prxiylP-FQ

Join this webinar to learn more about what an asset manager is, the role the largest asset managers play in funding the climate crisis, and how you can get involved to help hold them accountable. We’ll hear from folks directly impacted by BlackRock’s continued climate failings as well as activists and organizers at organizations that are part of the BlackRock’s Big Problem network.

Tags: Climate Change, nonprofit, social justice

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Oct

15

Fri
Fri, Oct 15, 2021 3:00 PM - Fri, Oct 15, 2021 5:00 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcO6hpjMuHNQQbaVL9hYGziuFHo4p4cUy?mc_cid=dc76b90afe&mc_eid=35eb4b4421

This week we’ll be discussing the ever-relevant themes in the 1993 post-apocalyptic sci-fi classic, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. This text is a mainstay in the Kheprw library and has won multiple awards for its biting commentary on social inequality and climate justice.

We look forward to hearing your thoughts, takeaways, and impressions this Friday!

Tags: book club, social justice, nonprofit, Kheprw Institute, Parable of the Sower, Octavia Butler, book discussion

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Oct

15

Fri
Fri, Oct 15, 2021 8:00 AM - Sat, Oct 16, 2021 5:30 PM @ University of Detroit Mercy
 

Welcome to the 16th Annual Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit Conference!

 Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit in partnership with University of Detroit Mercy offers an annual conference that provides a platform for community members to learn, network and highlight innovative approaches to environmental, economic and social challenges. The Local Programming Committee has selected “One Earth Community” as the Conference theme. Our focus is on promoting a sustainable, racially-equitable, inclusive community that fosters life-giving relationships, nurtures connections, and celebrates solutions for restoring and healing Earth.

One Earth Community is an intentionally broad theme as we seek diverse voices and participation in a conference that considers solutions to the many challenges facing our Earth Community. We see this conference as an opportunity for the community to share experiences and strategies to ensure we humans are a positive force for the earth community by addressing the critical issues such as environmental degradation, systemic racism, and health disparities.

We hope that by attending, you will be able to explore the above topics, develop skills and become motivated to engage in action for the betterment of our One Earth Community.

We offer Tours, Youth Learnshops and Adult Learnshops on Friday October 15. Youth Learnshops are intended for ages 12-18, Middle and High School. On Saturday October 16, we will offer morning and afternoon Adult Learnshops. The conference opens and closes with land acknowledgment ceremonies led by Native American community representatives including Ponoko Walker. Tours are all within the City of Detroit. Two tours are walking tours in areas adjacent to our campus. For the other three tours, buses will be provided. Tours will take 2 1/2 hours. After lunch on Friday, there will be learnshops for both Adults and youth. Throughout Friday and Saturday you will have access to local vendor and exhibitor tables who will share with you products and information related to the GLBD themes and mission. Delicious lunches and snacks will be provided by Chef Phil Jones and his Farmacy Foods organization, relying on local organic produce.

Sincerely,

Gail Presbey

Nicholas Schroeck

GLBD 2021 Conference co-Chairs

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FRIDAY TOURS 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Bus transportation is provided on three of the tours. The other two tours are nearby, and participants will walk in guided groups.

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For full program information and schedule go to the Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit website.

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     —-  REGISTRATION INFORMATION  —-

REGULAR – a person who can afford full payment

SENIOR (55 and over)

STUDENT (enrolled for nine or more college credits.)

ACTIVIST: (employed or volunteer for a nonprofit)

TEACHER: (currently teaching at a public/private school)

CHAPERONE: Any adult assisting at Young Bioneers Day (Friday)

VOLUNTEER*: Willing to help at the conference for a discounted fee. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Christyn Lucas at [email protected]

YOUTH: 7th through 12th grade – Questions: contact Gail Presbey at [email protected]

SCHOLARSHIPS**:Our Volunteer coordinator, Christyn Lucas, will be contacting you via email.

Service exchange (19 years and older): A limited number of service scholarships are available. If interested send an e-mail to Gail Presbey at: [email protected] or call (313) 993-1124 before or by October 7.

VENDOR or EXHIBITOR: Register online or fill out and mail registration form found at udmercy.edu/glbd and pay by check or money order by October 7. Pat Kolon will be contacting you with details regarding your setup.

University of Detroit Mercy STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF may attend the conference for free. Help us plan, please register PRIOR to the conference.

Other university/college students: You can register at the discounted rate included in the chart above. You can also check your University to see if they are providing you with scholarships.

*Registration fees include organic/locally grown lunch/coffee/snacks.

     —- PLEASE NOTE    —-

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY:

Mailed registrations received after October 8th will not be confirmed by e-mail.

You can continue to register online through October 16 or on site at University of Detroit Mercy beginning at 8 AM any day of the conference.

Cancellations received until September 30 will be charged a 15% processing fee.

Cancellations received from October 1 through 8 will be charged a 20% processing fee.

Cancellations received after October 8th will not receive any refund.

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Program changes:

Although all listed speakers are confirmed at the time of printing, the program is subject to change without notice. We cannot refund registrations because of program changes.

Tags: Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit, nonprofit, permaculture, food security, nature, social justice, ecosystem, sustainability

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Oct

14

Thu
Thu, Oct 14, 2021 1:00 PM - Thu, Oct 14, 2021 2:00 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvcu2grTMuGd0A9YsWVUZctrFGhunBMyDX/

This year’s Shop Indie Local Holiday starts October 1, but it’s not too late to jump in!  Discover ideas to launch a new campaign or build upon existing efforts in your community.  We have a Local First theme for almost every week through December. Let’s get more of our community inspired to choose local first.

Jen Risley, Shop Indie Local Manager, will join us to tell you how to participate and be a part of the campaign.

 

We offer three kinds of monthly Roundtables in rotation quarterly:
Local Hive—We’re all local pollinators in our communities, bring your ideas and concerns and join the buzz.
Nuts & Bolts—The step by step how-to of running a local organization, topic by topic.
What’s New at AMIBA—It’s a new day at AMIBA and we’re bursting with benefits, resources and ideas just for you. Come get them!

Mark your calendars and join us for our next Local Leaders Roundtable every second Thursday at 1pm ET.

Tags: local & independent advocacy, nonprofit, social justice, American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA)

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Oct

14

Thu
Thu, Oct 14, 2021 1:00 PM - Thu, Oct 14, 2021 6:00 PM @ https://web.cvent.com/event/4f547316-df2b-4035-9ed2-5420827a396b/summary?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-97S7-ecA7H1SUIKWdhkTro6VJAUBVXF4MgB7dZRV4fcmUECuyTGSYWiXn5G-VjerFqwDvnvEsukRWiLznbZFhaS_2Jzy7LUAcmHp0rg1BnfnwveEQ&_hsmi=157396961

In the midst of The Great Resignation and a Civil Rights resurgence, the question is, ‘How will we create accountable systems that manifest equity?’ As the first diversity and inclusion focused Certified B Corporation in the world, TMI Consulting Inc. helps organizations build cohesive, accountable, diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. Through a virtual platform, TMI Consulting Inc. marks its inaugural Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI ) conference for corporate executives, professionals, and people managers who wish to enhance JEDI initiatives in their respective organizations.

Tags: TMI Consulting Inc., diversity, inclusion, Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI ) conference, social justice

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Oct

13

Wed
Wed, Oct 13, 2021 1:00 PM - Wed, Oct 13, 2021 6:00 PM @ https://web.cvent.com/event/4f547316-df2b-4035-9ed2-5420827a396b/summary?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-97S7-ecA7H1SUIKWdhkTro6VJAUBVXF4MgB7dZRV4fcmUECuyTGSYWiXn5G-VjerFqwDvnvEsukRWiLznbZFhaS_2Jzy7LUAcmHp0rg1BnfnwveEQ&_hsmi=157396961

In the midst of The Great Resignation and a Civil Rights resurgence, the question is, ‘How will we create accountable systems that manifest equity?’ As the first diversity and inclusion focused Certified B Corporation in the world, TMI Consulting Inc. helps organizations build cohesive, accountable, diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. Through a virtual platform, TMI Consulting Inc. marks its inaugural Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI ) conference for corporate executives, professionals, and people managers who wish to enhance JEDI initiatives in their respective organizations.

Tags: TMI Consulting Inc., diversity, inclusion, Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI ) conference, social justice

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Oct

02

Sat
Sat, Oct 02, 2021 7:00 PM - Sat, Oct 02, 2021 9:00 PM @ https://www.facebook.com/Earthjustice/

Join us for a virtual celebration to commemorate Earthjustice’s 50th anniversary! Together, we’ll reflect on 50 years of partnership, landmark legal victories, and fighting for the future of our planet.

You’ll hear inspiring stories from Earthjustice leaders, attorneys, clients, and partners — plus special guest performances by:

– Hawai‘i’s Poet Laureate, Kealoha,

– Grammy Award-winning duo, Rodrigo y Gabriela,

– Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, Ada Limón

And more to be announced!

Whether you’ve been with us since the beginning or are new to Earthjustice, we invite you to livestream the celebration free of charge, and share your stories with guests from all over the world in our interactive chat!

This event is open to the public and free of charge.

Main livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL8PGK8-08Q

Spanish subtitled version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVyfH-DA4eQ

Tags: nonprofit, social justice, sustainability, Earth Justice, 50th Anniversary

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Sep

20

Mon
Mon, Sep 20, 2021 7:00 PM - Mon, Sep 20, 2021 8:30 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_egi_s3DrRb254m2CiA6zkQ

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more.

You’ll also learn about the solar co-ops we launched in Indiana. The co-ops are free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar panels. You’ll learn about:

• Indianapolis Solar and EV Charger Co-op
• Boone County Solar and EV Charger Co-op
•Hamilton County Solar and EV Charger Co-op
•Fort Wayne Solar and EV Charger Co-op
Co-op members get:
• a free review of your roof to see if solar panels will work for you
• one-on-one support for all your questions about going solar
• an individualized proposal for solar at a bulk rate

Find out more with no obligations and from the comfort of home. This will be a live presentation so bring your questions about solar and we’ll answer them!

Join us 6:00pm CT/ 7:00pm ET

Tags: sustainability, solar, renewable energy, nonprofit, social justice

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Sep

17

Fri
Fri, Sep 17, 2021 3:00 PM - Fri, Sep 17, 2021 4:30 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvcO6qrj8qHtBv1-C8BSWkY_DQr0FweI9I

Join the Kheprw team for the second listening session with the Indianapolis Inclusive Growth Collaboration. This collab is a network of nonprofit organizations like the Indy Chamber, CICF, and the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office.

This month, IIGC organizations are joining the Kheprw space to hear from Indy residents about your experiences with developing community: how your neighborhood has overcome adversity and provided for its people, where you need help to build your neighborhood up, and any future changes you’d like to see in your area.

Bring your stories, hard questions, and testimonies to the table and help us form new ways of doing for the Indy community!

Door prizes will be given out to ten lucky participants as well…don’t miss out!

Tags: nonprofit, Indianapolis Inclusive Growth Collaboration, discussion, social justice

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Sep

17

Fri
Fri, Sep 17, 2021 1:00 PM - Fri, Sep 17, 2021 4:00 PM @ https://www.fairhousingjustice.org/our-work/investigation-and-counseling/fhjc-accessible-housing-workshops-2021/

Under the federal Fair Housing Amendments Act passed in 1988, new multifamily residential buildings (built since March 1991) are required to be designed and constructed to provide access to people with disabilities. Despite the existence of these requirements, rental, condominium, and co-op buildings continue to be built in a non-compliant and inaccessible manner throughout New York City and the larger region. This half-day workshop will provide architects, builders, contractors, attorneys, property owners and managers, real estate professionals, disability rights advocates, public officials, civil rights leaders, fair housing enforcement agencies, and others with detailed and reliable information about federal accessibility requirements that apply to multifamily housing under the Fair Housing Act. The workshop will identify effective strategies to achieve compliance with federal accessibility laws, regulations, and requirements.


instructors

Attorney Scott P. Moore is one of the nation’s leading legal experts on design and construction requirements under the Federal Fair Housing Act. Scott served as a Deputy Chief of the Employment Litigation Section and a Senior Trial Attorney in the Housing Section of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. In those roles, Scott led the Department’s enforcement actions on some of the largest employment, ADA, and fair housing pattern or practice cases brought by the United States. Scott’s personal experience as a person with a disability who uses a wheelchair combined with over 25 years of legal experience puts him in a unique position to represent employers and housing providers on issues arising under various disability discrimination and accessibility laws.  

Larry Fleming is an architect and consultant on accessibility issues with decades of experience in the field, excellent knowledge of accessibility laws and standards, and considerable practical experience. After more than 30 years as an architect and Senior Architect with USDA’s Rural Development Agency, Larry joined E&A Team, Inc. as an Accessibility Specialist, Blueprint Review Specialist, and Instructor for Section 504, ADA and Fair Housing Accessibility. Larry is also a co-author of the multimedia ebook “Fair Housing Act Design Manual Made EZ.”


workshop details

Friday, June 11 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Wednesday, July 14 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Friday, September 17 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

All workshops will be held virtually via Zoom. Login information will be sent to all registrants the week of the event.

The FHJC is listed by The NY State Board of Architecture as an approved provider of continuing education for architects licensed in New York.

Tags: Fair Housing Justice Center, nonprofit, social justice, Affordable Housing

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Sep

16

Thu
Thu, Sep 16, 2021 8:00 PM - Thu, Sep 16, 2021 10:00 PM @ https://www.eff.org/PAC-register/

Every year, EFF invites the world to the Pioneer Award Ceremony to recognize leaders on the electronic frontier who are extending freedom and innovation in technology. Beginning with nominations from the public, EFF awards Barlow statuettes to both luminary individuals and groups whose contributions may be technical, social, legal, academic, economic, or cultural. You can view more information on this year’s winners here. Join us!

We are proud to present the 2021 award recipients:

Kade Crockford
ACLU Advocate Reining in Government Use of Face Surveillance
Pam Dixon
Champion of Privacy Rights Research
Matt Mitchell
Data Security Trainer Protecting Black Communities

And joining us as this year’s keynote speaker, Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders!

EFF Livestream Page
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Pioneer Award Ceremony: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pacific Time

RSVP Now

This event is live and free with an optional $10 donation!

Please RSVP to let us know you can make it. Want to support EFF’s work? Pitch in an optional $10 donation when you register, or get new EFF gear and donate at eff.org/PAC-join.

Watch:
EFF Livestream Page
Simulcasts: Twitch, Facebook Live, Twitter, and YouTube Live.
A recording will be available after the program on YouTube.

If you or your company are interested in learning more about sponsorship, please contact Nicole Puller.

Accessibility:
The award ceremony will be live-captioned. Once the stream begins, captions will appear beneath the video stream on this page, or you can click here to view captions in a new window. A transcription of the stream will be available post-event.

If you need accommodations or have accessibility questions prior to the event, please contact [email protected].

EFF is dedicated to a harassment-free experience for everyone, and all participants are encouraged to view our full Event Expectations.

Tags: nonprofit, digital rights, privacy rights, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), social justice

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Sep

15

Wed
Wed, Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM - Wed, Sep 15, 2021 1:00 PM @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rethinking-the-future-of-housing-worldwide-favelas-as-a-sustainable-model-tickets-170245050529

Informal settlements, such as Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, are not new and they’re not rare. Today, one in three people in cities lives in an informal settlement and 85 percent of all housing worldwide is built illegally. By 2050, nearly a third of humanity will live in urban informal settlements.

How can we value informal settlements around the world and integrate them on their own terms into our urban planning practices? Could this search lead to a sustainable urban future? This talk will introduce strategies employed by grassroots NGO Catalytic Communities, in over twenty years supporting Asset-Based Community Development together with Rio de Janeiro favela organizers.

About the presenter

Theresa Williamson, Ph.D. is a city planner and founding executive director of Catalytic Communities, an NGO working to support Rio de Janeiro’s favelas through asset-based community development. CatComm publishes RioOnWatch, an award-winning local-to-global favela news platform, and coordinates the Sustainable Favela Network and Favela Community Land Trust programs. In 2020 she helped launch the Covid-19 in Favelas Unified Dashboard crowdsourced data initiative. Theresa is an advocate for the recognition of the favelas’ heritage status and their residents’ right to be treated as equal citizens. She received the 2018 American Society of Rio prize for her contributions to the city and the 2012 NAHRO Award for her contributions to the international housing debate. Theresa has many publications including multiple book chapters and four op-eds in The New York Times. She has been cited in hundreds of publications and television. Previously she received the 2005 Gill-Chin Lim Award for Best Dissertation on International Planning and CatComm received the 2006 Tech Museum Award for technology benefiting humanity. Dr. Williamson earned her B.A. in Biological Anthropology from Swarthmore College and PhD in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

This event is part of a special 11-session event series hosted by professor Julian Agyeman and [email protected] and sponsored by Tufts University and The Kresge Foundation with media partner Shareable.net.

More information can be found here: www.citiesattufts.com/fall-colloquium-2021

Limited space is available. Pre-registration is highly encouraged.

The Series Hosts:

[email protected] is a cross-disciplinary academic initiative that recognizes Tufts University as a leader in urban studies, urban planning, and sustainability issues. Anchored by the department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, it aims to highlight our impressive contributions in community strategy, civic democracy, ethnographic research, urban and community health, food justice and security, urban politics and economics, social inequalities, and GIS. [email protected] works with students, academics, policymakers and planners, businesses, and community stakeholders to develop cross-disciplinary and cross-sector collaborative and community-based research. We aim to develop solutions to today’s urban challenges and opportunities based not on presupposed notions but on being critical: first asking the right questions.

Shareable is an award-winning nonprofit media outlet, action network, and consultancy. Our mission is to empower communities to share for a more resilient, equitable, and joyful world. We inspire social change by publishing solutions-based journalism, running campaigns, and helping our consulting clients achieve their goals through sharing. For more information visit shareable.net.

The Kresge Foundation was founded in 1924 to promote human progress. Today, Kresge fulfills that mission by building and strengthening pathways to opportunity for low-income people in America’s cities, seeking to dismantle structural and systemic barriers to equality and justice. Using a full array of grant, loan, and other investment tools, Kresge invests more than $160 million annually to foster economic and social change. For more information visit kresge.org.


		Rethinking the Future of Housing Worldwide: Favelas as a Sustainable Model image

		Rethinking the Future of Housing Worldwide: Favelas as a Sustainable Model image

		Rethinking the Future of Housing Worldwide: Favelas as a Sustainable Model image

Tags: housing, shareable, nonprofit, webinar, sustainability, urban development, social justice

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Sep

13

Mon
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 8:00 PM - Mon, Sep 13, 2021 9:30 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_c9v-djuvSdeoAhsDjR6vtw

Join the All IN for Democracy coalition and the Indiana Citizens Redistricting Commission for a public meeting to discuss how to prepare effective testimony for the upcoming legislative hearings on new Congressional and state legislative districts. Common Cause IN Executive Director Julia Vaughn will provide an update on the rally that is planned for noon on Sept. 16th at the State House and what citizens can expect to happen at the legislative hearing later that day.

Tags: gerrymandering, redistricting, fairness in voting, social justice, nonprofit, voter rights

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Sep

11

Sat
Sat, Sep 11, 2021 3:00 PM - Sat, Sep 11, 2021 5:00 PM @

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic CCFI will run as a CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY at the west entrance of North United Methodist Church, at least through the end of the year. We’ve received additional requests to donate food and buy more from farmers so please consider buying/donating an extra share!

PLACE YOUR ORDER: CCFI.KHEPRW.ORG
Join us for a monthly community-led, farm-fresh food pickup! The Community Controlled Food Initiative (CCFI) is a cooperative started by community members that brings fresh affordable food to our community and supports local farmers like Lawrence Community Gardens, Elephant Gardens, Full Hand Farm, Johnnie Raber Farm and more.

PLACE YOUR ORDER ONLINE:
CCFI.KHEPRW.ORG
CCFI food share orders are reserved on the 1st Saturday of every month and picked up on the 2nd Saturday of every month 3-5pm.

CCFI food share bags cost: For one bag of farm fresh food, you pay $20, or $15 for seniors, or $7.50 for SNAP/EBT participants who pay with their SNAP/EBT card (discounted shares available while supplies last). You can learn more and order online at http://ccfi.kheprw.org/

See the blog section of our website (above) for examples of what is in a CCFI food share bag!

We can always use more volunteers and help growing our program! Fill out this form (link: https://goo.gl/forms/EgErxFqoHDonSA9O2)

Tags: nonprofit, social justice, Kheprw Institute, Community Controlled Food Initiative (CCFI), farm to table, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

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Sep

09

Thu
Thu, Sep 09, 2021 1:00 PM - Thu, Sep 09, 2021 2:00 PM @ https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvc-yqpjkrE9E6Y9-n_tNoabzYzPkWaoAq

Utilizing your assets of board and committee members to grow your IBA may be a challenge but here are some tips, tricks and tools to help.

We offer three kinds of monthly Roundtables in rotation quarterly:
Local Hive—We’re all local pollinators in our communities, bring your ideas and concerns and join the buzz.
Nuts & Bolts—The step by step how-to of running a local organization, topic by topic.
What’s New at AMIBA—It’s a new day at AMIBA and we’re bursting with benefits, resources and ideas just for you. Come get them!

Mark your calendars and join us for our next Local Leaders Roundtable every second Thursday at 1pm ET.

Tags: local & independent advocacy, nonprofit, social justice, American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA)

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Sep

08

Wed
Wed, Sep 08, 2021 1:00 PM - Wed, Sep 08, 2021 2:30 PM @ https://contact.3blmedia.com/3bl-forum-live-event-registration/

In its first major report in nearly a decade, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) observed the climate crisis is already causing “widespread and rapid changes” and declared human activity — specifically carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels — is “unequivocally” to blame. We’re already locked into at least 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, the IPCC warns, but we still have a chance to cap global temperature rise at 1.5 or 2 degrees — avoiding the worst impacts of the climate crisis — if we employ immediate, decisive interventions to reduce emissions.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called the IPCC’s findings a “code red for humanity,” and with the annual U.N. climate conference having been postponed a year due to COVID-19, in the fall all eyes will be on COP26. 

Running ahead of the U.N. General Assembly, Climate Week NYC and Global Goals Week, the third edition of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – LIVE! will explore the business role on the road to these pivotal negotiations. We’ll discuss how companies can cut their own emissions, engage with governments, suppliers and peers on climate-smart policies, and ensure climate justice for at-risk communities worldwide. 

Join us on September 8 at 1 p.m. ET for The Road to COP26: What Is the Role of Business in a 1.5 °C Future?

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The business role on the road to COP26. 

– Thomas Lingard, global sustainability director of Unilever

Corporate net-zero targets. 

– Emma Stewart, Netflix’s first sustainability officer

– Clinton Moloney, managing director of sustainability solutions at Engie Impact

Decarbonizing the global food system. 

– Rebekah Moses, head of impact strategy for Impossible Foods

– Caroline Bushnell, vice president of corporate engagement at the Good Food Institute

The fight for climate justice. 

– Jami Lewchik, Senior Brand Manager for Tazo Tea

– Diandra Marizet, co-founder and executive director of Intersectional Environmentalist 

– Sabs Katz, co-founder and partnerships lead of Intersectional Environmentalist 

Tags: nonprofit, social justice, climate change, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), webinar

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Sep

07

Tue
Tue, Sep 07, 2021 9:00 AM - Tue, Sep 07, 2021 10:30 AM @ https://stand-earth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Q17PTMBtSQCVqPrqkLHFRA?timezone_id=America%2FNew_York

The latest science shows that the Amazon rainforest is in danger of flipping toward a drier ecosystem, like a savanna, due to extractive activities like oil and gas exploitation, development of road infrastructure, and agricultural activity.¹ But we still have time to avert this tipping point before we witness the dieback of this mecca of biodiversity.

Join us as panellists share evidence-based analysis about the lands that should become protected or sustainably managed, and the range of solutions at hand to achieve a sustainable pathway for the Amazon, meeting climate goals at the same time.

This is how we can protect 80% of the Amazonia by 2025. RSVP today.

Tags: nonprofit, sustainability, social justice, Rainforest, Amazon, Cease Fire

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