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The Road to a Successful Grant

When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:00 am to 7:30 am
Where: TSNE's NonProfit Center • 89 South Street • ZIP code: 02111 • Boston

This introductory workshop will demystify the grant proposal process and help you on the road to grant writing success. Target audience: Nonprofit fund development staff who are looking to refresh their skills, and early-career fund development staff.

By attending this workshop, you will learn about the fundamental aspects of grants research required to build a successful base of potential funders, examine the key elements needed in a successful grant proposal, and understand the fundamental steps in an effective grant writing process

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SpeakOUT Fall Speaker Training

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 3:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting House • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge

The personal is political and SpeakOUT Boston has been using personal stories to open minds and change attitudes towards LGBTQ people for over 40 years. Register for SpeakOUT’s Fall Speaker Training for LGBTQ people and allies who want to use personal storytelling as a way to create a world free from homo/bi/trans-phobia. Learn how to shape an effective story, set a tone, and how to answer difficult questions. Cost: $75, $35 for seniors/students. Breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks included.

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Speaking Truth in Challenging Times

When: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 6:30 am to Sunday, June 1, 2014, 10:30 am
Where: Cambridge Cohousing • Porter T • Cambridge

How can we make our voices heard as our environment and social systems unravel? New movements for transformation are arising too, and writing is one way to contribute. Join others to create support, as we reach deep and strengthen our voices and our commitment in these extraordinary times. New and more experienced writers welcome.

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Connecting for Justice (@SoJust Open House)

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Lir • 903 Boylston Street • Boston

Find Your Voice: The Journey of a Young Performer and Activist

When: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

March 30th -- HAYLEY REARDON
“Find Your Voice: The Journey of a Young Performer and Activist”

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Campaign Nonviolence Training

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park • Harvard T • Cambridge

Dear Comrades in Nonviolence and movements for justice and peace ,


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ProfDev: Manage Data with Less Stress

When: Monday, February 3, 2014, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: The NonProfit Center • 89 South Street • Boston

Community Church of Boston Barnraising Event

When: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 4:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Know Your Building, Own Your Building

CCB Barnraising Event:
Saturday, January 25, 2014
9 AM to 1:30 PM

Calling able bodied volunteers


Dear CCB Friends!

Community Church of Boston wants to lower its energy bills and impact on the planet. Skilled team leaders will teach you how to do the work, so you learn the hands-on skills to do the work in your own home.

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Conference: Freedom & Unfreedom in the Digital Age

When: Friday, October 25, 2013, 3:00 pm to Sunday, October 27, 2013, 10:30 am
Where: Lesley University • 34 Mellen St • Doble Campus, Wolford House • Cambridge


Grassroots Use of Technology / Digital Media Conference

October 25-27, 2013 - Lesley University, Cambridge.

Conference Website - register, propose, inform

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War Tax Resistance in Connection

When: Friday, September 27, 2013, 2:00 pm to Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:00 am
Where: Amazing Planet! Farm & Justice Center • 218 Depot Road • (near Brattleboro) • Williamsville, VT

28th Annual New England Regional Gathering

of War Tax Resisters and Supporters

War Tax Resistance

in Connection:


Special Friday evening presentation by

Cindy Sheehan


Fri.-Sun., Sept. 27-29, 2013


Amazing Planet! Farm

& Justice Center

218 Depot Road

Williamsville, Vermont

(Brattleboro area)


Theme & background of this year’s Gathering: As War Tax Resisters, it is in the very nature of our resistance that we undertake bold and mindful actions of conscience. We bear witness to the appropriation and expenditure of our common wealth for immoral and sometimes heinous purposes. By its nature, War Tax Resistance confronts, to one degree or another, the most powerful governments in the world.
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Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze

When: Thursday, September 5, 2013, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Socially Responsible Investing Skillshare

When: Monday, August 5, 2013, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Socializing for Justice - Productivity Tech Tips Skillshare

When: Monday, July 8, 2013, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: The NonProfit Center • 89 South Street • (1 block from South Station) • Boston

Ever wonder how busy people get so much done? Secrets revealed! Join Socializing for Justice for a Productivity Tech Tips Skillshare on July 8, 6:00 - 8:30 PM. [Note: This is the 2nd Monday in July.]

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Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze

When: Monday, May 6, 2013, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: The NonProfit Center • 89 South Street • (Near South Station • boston

Do you often get stuck in conversations? Not know how to approach people at networking events? Join Socializing for Justice for a fast-paced, fun & interactive Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze on May 6th, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.

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Transition site

When: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: Roslindale

 The site will be down for  a few hours as it transitions to a new hosting service

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