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Join us for another Virtual Town Hall meeting and hear why uncertain times aren’t a time for inaction. One thing is for sure, employers are looking forward to a sense of normalcy, especially organizations seeking new executive leadership. While it might not be the best time for permanent executive leadership decisions right now, considering shorter-term solutions to address more acute leadership needs could be an effective way to move your organization forward.

You’re invited to a dynamic conversation about #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity for COVID-19 response happening on May 5.  The day will bring together philanthropy, businesses, and individuals to drive an influx of grassroots generosity and civic engagement in support of our communities and nonprofits.

This free online workshop helps artists create take better control of their environment, manage time, reduce stress, and make room to achieve important goals, while also feeling productive and creative.

In this webinar, performance coach, management consultant, financial advisor and therapist Dana Fonteneau will lead a conversation on building personal resilience. In the COVID-19 crisis, arts organizations, artists and arts workers are facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles and a daunting future. How do we adapt and change our mindset to respond to the effects of the pandemic? How do we mentally prepare to work and lead effectively in the months ahead? And most importantly, how do we take care of ourselves? This webinar will plant seeds for cultivating emotional resilience and provide guidance on how to thrive in times of uncertainty.

Let Handbid show you how you can move your auction event to an online-only event.  Whether it be your silent auction, live auction, paddle raise or some combination of all of these.   This webinar will show you how to achieve your fundraising goals all online!

Join artist and energy healer Rhonda Wheatley for a conversation about wellness amid the isolation, anxiety, and uncertainty many are facing due to the coronavirus pandemic.








Ruby Lopez Harper

Senior Director of Local Arts Advancement

Americans for the Arts

1000 Vermont Ave NW 6th Floor

Washington, DC 20005-4940

202.371.2830 x2079

202.789.2830 fax


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