Grassroots

     

     


    About Getting to Know Grassroots:


    A Monthly Story Circle for Small Nonprofits

    What can we learn from the experience and wisdom of the collective?

                                                Join us to find out!

    Gather with guest experts and the staff and volunteers of other self-identified small nonprofits the second Wednesday of every month from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM to share your knowledge, experience, and aspirations, and discover how the stories of others can inform and inspire you!

    All are welcome! Hope to see you there!


    February Topic: Collaboration and Partnership


    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

    TBD


    December Topic: Recruit, Train & Maintain Volunteers


    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Albany Public Library, Bach Branch

    455 New Scotland Ave, Albany

    Join other grassroots nonprofits for an informal discussion about how to effectively recruit, train, engage, and maintain volunteers to boost your impact! Bring your stories, your questions, and your curiosity!


    November Topic: Engaging Interns


    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Albany Public Library, Bach Branch

    455 New Scotland Ave, Albany

    Join other grassroots nonprofits and guest experts Yalitza Negron-Rivera, Director of Internships and Career Services at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, and Fran Altshuler, Director of Student Interns and Volunteers at Northern Rivers, for an informal discussion about how to effectively engage interns to improve your organizational outcomes and their learning outcomes. Bring your stories, your questions, and your curiosity!


    October Topic: Marketing to Make It!


                 October 10, 2018 at the Albany Public Library

    Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch, 148 Henry Johnson Blvd, Albany

    Join other grassroots nonprofits and guest expert Ron Ladouceur, Founder of POSTMTKG and Professor at UAlbany's School of Business, for a discussion about all things marketing: social marketing, segmented marketing to your various stakeholders, digital marketing, and organizational branding. Bring your stories, your questions, and your curiosity.

    Ron Ladouceur is a marketing professional with more than three decades experience guiding brand development for notable businesses and institutions. As principal and founder of POSTMKTG, he leads a team of five who provide coordinated branding, web, PR, and promotional services to manufacturers, educational institutions and professional organizations across the country.