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YNPN Outgoing Board: Passing the Leadership Torch

As 2016 comes to a close, we sat down with three of our outgoing National Board Members Kate Capossela, Lindsay Jensen and Qyana Stewart to help us reflect on our progress as a network. We discussed what YNPN has contributed to the sector and their professional growth as well as what we can look forward to in YNPN’s future.

With over two decades of combined experience in the network and too many contributions to count, help us to say thank you to these Board members by donating in their honor today.*

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Announcing newest additions to the National Board

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series.

2016 has been a challenging year, but we at the YNPN National Board are eager to take on the challenges – and opportunities – facing us in 2017 head on. We're feeling much better equipped to do so because we now have five new board members!

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A Board Member’s Perspective on Going Virtual

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series. In January of 2016 YNPN began employing full-time staff remotely and in 2017 our operations will officially go virtual with the sole Executive Director Jamie Smith relocating to Portland, OR from New York, NY where we formerly maintained an office. The following blog captures the perspective and decision-making process the National Board of Directors made when making our operations and staffing model virtual.

 

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Tips & Tricks for #GivingTuesday

Last year, over 700,000 people in over 70 countries raised over $117 million for good causes--in just one day! It’s become a global phenomenon, and you don’t want to miss out.

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We are the helpers.

To our friends, colleagues, and members of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network:

For many of us working in social justice and social change, the outcome of this election was not just a surprise but a tremendous disappointment. My social media feeds and my conversations IRL all seem to revolve around one question: Where do we go from here?

I think the answer is that we go where we have always gone: toward a more just and equitable world. 

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A Board Member’s Perspective on our Executive Leadership Transition

This blog is a part of our monthly Board Member series.

YNPN National was excited to share last month the great news that our Interim Co-Executive Director, Jamie Smith, will take the reins in January 2017 as the next Executive Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network.

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YNPN Exclusive: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Webinar

The Certified Nonprofit Professional (or CNP) credential is an extremely hands-on leadership development program that places you on a path to nonprofit career success. In fact, independent research shows that CNPs are seven times more likely to rise to director or higher level. Learn more.

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#askynpnboard Twitter Chat: Joining the YNPN Board

YNPN is now accepting applications for new board members!

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Introducing our new Executive Director!

Dear friends and supporters,

Happy September! YNPN National is kicking off this fall with some exciting news. We are pleased to announce that we have hired our new Executive Director 

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You're Invited to a Twitter Chat: Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit is a manifesto for mindset change in our sector, raising the conversations about the importance of self-care.

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