Strong Nonprofits, Strong Communities: Building Effective Strategies for Today’s Social Service Organizations at NYU, March 19


New York University’s Office of Government and Community Affairs and Office of Civic Engagement will host a free forum for local nonprofits to build effective strategies to weather the current economic climate.

WHAT:           New York University’s Office of Government and Community Affairs and Office of Civic Engagement will host a free forum for local nonprofits to build effective strategies to weather the current economic climate

Registration is required; space is limited.  Please contact Maria Skouras at maria.skouras@nyu.edu  or 212.998.2385.

Professionals in the field will share information on fundraising and development, building a strong volunteer base and strengthening public relations. This event is free and open to local nonprofit organizations.

Speakers will include:

·         Naomi Levine, Executive Director, George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising

·         Mike Bailey Executive Director, Strategic Marketing and Communications and Ken Brown, Director of Public Relations, NYU’s SCPS

·         Rick Akin, Director of Volunteer Services, Bowery Residents' Committee

·         Howard Greenstein, President, Harbrooke Group

·         Adriana Pezzuli-Newman, Director of Development and Capital Project Contact, and Renee Laster, Entrepreneurial Programs Associate, Lower Eastside Girls' Club

WHEN:           Friday, March 19, 2010; light breakfast, registration and networking begins at 9:00 a.m.; opening remarks at 9:45 a.m., Keynote Address begins at 10:00 a.m., and two break-out sessions are from 11: 00 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided for participants at 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:        NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, between LaGuardia Place and Thompson Street, registration in room 914. 

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Christopher James
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(212) 998-6876