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Celebrating Black History and Futures in Southern Nevada

As we reflect on the contributions of Black people to our local, national, and global communities, we are inspired by Martin Luther King Jr’s words: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” We continue to reflect on our values and our commitment to anti-racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion as an organization. Included in that is our commitment to share resources. Recognizing the importance of grounding in the histories and experiences of those that we serve as a community of nonprofit professionals and organizations, we have compiled a list of local events and resources [...]

By |2021-02-18T16:38:03-08:00February 17, 2021|

Letters from the Chairs

Greetings, Welcome to the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Southern Nevada, and a rather late welcome to 2021! I’d like to discuss first about what 2020 meant. It was our 10th anniversary, a milestone which we can be proud of. It was also a year that will last long in memory. From the reckoning of deep-rooted injustices with the Black Lives Matter movement, repeated political crises, devastating climate events, the still-ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the personal losses so many of us have experienced, it has been an incredibly difficult year for all of us. Given all that [...]

By |2021-02-18T01:58:05-08:00January 28, 2021|

Introducing Our 2021 Board

YNPN Southern Nevada is proud to welcome seven new brilliant leaders to the 2021 board of directors, and to welcome back six outstanding leaders who are serving in their second or third year on the board. New board members: Brironni Alex, Program Manager at Cupcake Girls Christina Wu, Founder of The Remissionaries Grant Frailich, City Manager and Guide at Urban Adventures & Founder of The Pride Tree Elysa Arroyo, Manager of Compliance, Grants, and Government Relations at Aerospace Machine and Supply & Educator for Clark County School District Rachon Lawson, Jr. Processor at Alderus Mortgage & Founder of With [...]

By |2021-02-18T01:58:58-08:00January 26, 2021|

Join our 2021 Board of Directors

It's a great time to think about how you can extend your professional skillset and gain new experiences. One of the most unique ways you can do this and get more involved in the local nonprofit community is to join the YNPN of Southern Nevada Board of Directors. As a board, we are working to build a diverse and powerful social sector that can strengthen and support the professional development of our young nonprofit community. If you're passionate about social change and empowering emerging nonprofit leaders, this is the perfect role for you! How We Work: At YNPN Southern Nevada, we engage [...]

By |2021-02-18T01:59:30-08:00December 20, 2020|

Participate in the 2020 YNPN So. NV Survey by August 28th

YNPN Southern Nevada would not be what it is without all of our wonderful members and peers just like you. Your voice is a critical component of the inspiration behind our work. We invite you to participate in the 2020 YNPN So. NV Survey to share thoughts about your experience with YNPN Southern Nevada and what we can do to better serve you. Your responses will help us develop meaningful content, programs, and events that are responsive to the expressed needs of our membership and Southern Nevada young nonprofit community. All survey responses will remain confidential. We will not [...]

By |2021-02-18T02:00:08-08:00August 13, 2020|

Take Action: Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

YNPN Southern Nevada is wholeheartedly committed to creating a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and to supporting all of our members, peers, and board colleagues. We are proud of our organization's efforts to advance these critical initiatives, but we know we can and must do better. We encourage everyone in our community to explore personal ways to understand and address racism and champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Listed below are a variety of resources from which to learn, listen and take action. Ways to Support and Learn From Local Organizations, Organizers, and Businesses Vegas Freedom Fund: [...]

By |2021-02-18T02:00:22-08:00July 30, 2020|
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