Alabama | Georgia | Mississippi Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - January 17

The latest local Birmingham/Atlanta/Greater Jackson area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

"Gloria Vanderbilt: An Artful Life" and Jonathan Becker: Social Work" close in one week! Sign up for a docent-led tour at 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. on closing day to hear what Becker told our docents during his recent visit. Sign up now at the link below!

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Dilo con nosotros:

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"Hang on tight, spider-monkey." Meet Bella! This gorgeous pup is bouncing on her toes, ready to find a new home to call her own. Bella would thrive in a home with adults only. Bella is 1 year old, unaltered, vaccinated, & microchipped. She is heartworm negative.

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This week's #SongbookSunday selection, featuring Studio Player @GabrielleBeteag: "Ain't Misbehavin'"

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Yes, you can save lives too! When you donate to No More Wasted Lives, you are helping LCHS care for the homeless pets in the community. Your donations go towards shelter, food, litter, vet care, and more. Donate today by clicking here

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For #HBCUs' many accomplishments, they receive limited resources. Claflin University's gift of $20m highlights the endowment disparity between HBCUs and predominantly white #schools. Investing in institutions that serve #BlackStudents benefits everyone.

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The numbers don’t lie. #EstamosAqui shout out to all the local organizations and organizers and those national folks that coordinated and followed local leadership. This is what investment, attention and coordinated work looks like #Gapol #senaterunoff

Bernard L. Fraga@blfraga

#GASenateRunoff (most) Election Day vote history is here! Final-ish turnout in runoff, as percent of general turnout:

Total: 89.6%
White: 89.5%
Black: 91.8%
Latino: 78.1%
Asian: 84.1%

🚨At least 226,462 new voters in runoff, 50%+ non-white. 91k+ Black, 10k+ Latino, 9k+ Asian.🚨

Nice read from hbr. Perhaps we add "nonprofit" to the authors words to then read . . .#nonprofit Leaders who ask powerful questions have the greatest success in both seizing new opportunities and addressing unexpected challenges—and they build cultures. . . into the future.

Eide Bailly@EideBaillyLLP

Leaders who ask powerful and inspiring questions are able seize new opportunities and address unexpected challenges. Here are 3 ways to lead authentically during times of uncertainty.

“Alabama Rivers Alliance has announced the complete lineup for the 1/28 Wild and Scenic Festival—held virtually for the first time—hosted by: Alabama Rivers Alliance, Energy Alabama, Waterkeepers Alabama and Flint River Conservation Association.” @now_bham

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Young boys with dreams grow up to be men with vision! Participate in AAP Dream Bigger, a new volunteer initiative to expand goals of youth in need. It will take less than 30 minutes to complete the career questionnaire, click here: #mlk #service #volunteer

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Make all your cutlery dreams come true and meet this sweet kitty today! Fork loves a good crime documentary and wouldn't mind if you binge a few with her while cuddling in a warm, fuzzy blanket. Fork is only 2 years young, ualtered, vaccinated & microchipped. She's FIV negative!

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Check out Main Street’s Back Page article in the newest edition of Leflore Illustrated. Working towards some wins for preservation in 2021! Thanks @gwcommonwealth for the feature! @ Greenwood, Mississippi

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