Introducing Wind Down Wednesdays

The year 2020 was filled with a tremendous amount of social change and upheaval. Over the course of days, Las Vegas schools, hotels, and businesses closed their doors and entered a period of great uncertainty. Thousands of individuals who were used to commuting to an office and engaging with coworkers were suddenly expected to work from home. We all became Zoom experts and societally, our screen time skyrocketed! Very quickly, many people learned how important boundaries are when our work lives and our home lives collided due to Covid-19. Lines quickly blurred as people wondered, “How can I set appropriate [...]

By |2021-08-26T13:31:16-07:00April 17, 2021|

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|
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