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|

Black Lives Matter

Dear Community, As members of the YNPN Southern Nevada board, we raise our voices in solidarity with the Black community; the Black Lives Matter movement; our Black and Brown colleagues, members, and friends; and with all who have experienced racism and other forms of injustice. We share the collective grief of our Southern Nevada community, and the world, over the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and countless others whose names we know, or whose names we will never know or get to proclaim. We condemn the escalation of violence by law enforcers and we support [...]

By |2021-02-18T02:00:37-08:00July 30, 2020|

A Special Message From Nerdy Nonprofit Networking

Hi YNPN Members and Supporters! If you haven't been to a Nerdy Nonprofit Networking event yet, one thing you should know is that each month we provide handouts. That way, if you spend the whole time socializing you can still leave having a professional development takeaway! This month, we've done things differently and released the handout in advance, and we hope you'll take a look right away! October's theme is leadership! Maybe you want to lead, or maybe you just want to understand the leaders you work with and will encounter. Come get a leadership download on styles, skills, [...]

By |2021-02-17T21:03:13-08:00October 10, 2019|

Join The Board

It is always a great time to think about how you can improve your skills and gain new experiences. One of the best ways you can do this and get more involved in the local non-profit community is to join the YNPN of Southern Nevada Board of Directors. In order to apply, you must be an active YNPN Member. You must apply by October 25th, 2019. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis after an application is submitted. Board Members serve a two-year term, and the time commitment is approximately 10-15 hours a month. Please note that we kickoff the year with an all-day Board Retreat in January and [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:56-08:00October 8, 2019|

This Expert Tip Will Change How You Promote Events

When social media is a major part of your job, you live for a pro-tip. At least I do. Especially as a freelancer juggling multiple clients, I am all about having a system or formula or hack, anything that streamlines the process so I can use my brainpower making good content instead of fussing over logistics and schedules. Which is why it was such a pleasure to attend the Access to Experts Panel on August 22nd to hear from other creative professionals. Bertha Gutierrez of Get Outdoors Nevada, Shahab Zargari from UNLV College of Fine Arts, and Amanda Riley [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:56-08:00September 11, 2019|

Mission Driven HR for Nonprofits | HR Collaborative

YNPN Southern Nevada would like to share this professional development opportunity for human resource professionals. YNPN Southern Nevada is a participant of the CEO Exchange, an association comprised of the leaders of the largest social services nonprofits in Southern Nevada. The HR Collaborative was formed to give HR professionals in nonprofits an opportunity to learn, share ideas and grow professionally. We believe that strengthening the human resources capacity in the nonprofit sector will help our members and the Southern Nevada nonprofit community as a whole. If you believe this program would be beneficial to your organization, please share it with the [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:54-08:00June 5, 2019|

Join The Board

It is always a great time to think about how you can improve your skills and gain new experiences. One of the best ways you can do this and get more involved in the local non-profit community is to join the YNPN of Southern Nevada Board of Directors. In order to apply, you must be an active YNPN Member. You must apply by October 23rd, 2018. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis after application is submitted. Candidates should plan on attending our Board Meeting on November 13th at 6:00pm to be held at the Nevada HAND Corporate office, 285 [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:56-08:00September 26, 2018|

Member Highlight – Aaron Krolikowski

We're pleased to announce Aaron Krolikowski as our first Member Highlight of 2018. A musician, lover of the outdoors, and just all around decent human being; Dr. Aaron Krolikowski is making waves in the valley as the Managing Director at Krolikowski Consulting. He has been working with organizations focused on social change for over a decade. Aaron has previously been named a Udall Scholar (2008), a Clarendon Fellow (2009-2013), and an Emerging Academic by the World Water Forum (2012). Aaron’s activities have been covered by the BBC, Shareable, and TEDx Innovations Our own YNPN Board Member, Regis Whaley, interviews [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:56-08:00April 5, 2018|

Access to Experts with Yvanna Cancela

Join us at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20th at Starboard Tack, 2601 Atlantic St, Las Vegas, NV 89121 for our next Access to Experts event as we welcome Yvanna Cancela. WHO IS YVANNA CANCELA? Yvanna is the Executive Director of the Citizenship Project, a Boyd Law School student and the State Senator for District 10 in Nevada. Yvanna will talk about her experiences as a nonprofit professional working in immigration, and with the Culinary Union, and she will talk about how the work we do as professionals impacts our community and how we can work together to make more change in the community.   [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:56-08:00March 5, 2018|

YNPN Member Spotlight: Aldrich Simon-Three Square

By Nevena Cvijetic, YNPN Member  YNPN member Nevena Cvijetic, also on the Membership Committee and volunteers for the YNPN Newsletter, took some time out of her busy schedule to interview one of our members, Aldrich Simon, for our new column in the newsletter, the YNPN Member Spotlight. It was great to sit down with one of YNPN’s fresh faces, Aldrich Simon, to get to know him and have him share a bit about himself.  Willing to step away and and be interviewed between his role as a Childhood Nutrition Program Coordinator at Three Square and a myriad of other projects he does, [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00January 26, 2018|
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