Local events and resources
Public Hearing on DC's FY18 Affordable Housing/Community Development Work, Thursday, November 15, 6:30 pm: The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) wants feedback from the community about DC’s effectiveness during FY 2018 at using federal funds to meet the city’s housing and community development needs. The public hearing is one part of DHCD’s preparation for submitting the FY 2018 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report to HUD.
Small Business Brief Advice Legal Clinic, Wednesday, October 24, 5:00-7:30 pm: This clinic is for aspiring or existing small business owners. Attendees will meet one-on-one with attorneys for brief advice on any legal issues their businesses may be facing.
Tools and resources
Designing Powerful Public Conversations is bookmarkable, shareable, actionable, re-readable. [Photo from Medium piece]
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Can we get a bit of a complaints/worries session going? I'm a marketing consultant by profession and a board member at a small charity, and I'm curious what you would rank as your top problems in donor fundraising, what problems you see getting worse, and any existential threats you see looming...: Read and participate. (/r/nonprofit)
Canva's presentation design tips are a good reminder of the old adage "keep it simple."
How to Drive Social Media Engagement With Your Nonprofit Stories, October 30: Free.
Young People Respond to Brett Kavanaugh Hearings shows a younger generation that is thoughtful, caring, concerned, and not buried in technology. Several lessons can be learned from this, I submit.(Teen Vogue)