The Town of Amherst will hold a public hearing on June 16 about priorities for Community Development Block Grant funds for the coming year. Get all the CDBG details here.
Reminder: No COSA/UWHC Resource Calls in June or July. Happy summer vacation!
Foster an Inclusive Culture for Your LGBTQ+ Staff and Partners
June may be Pride Month, but supporting your Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Plus (LGBTQ+) employees and partners should be a year-round effort. This 90-minute webinar from Candid provides an overview of LGBTQ+ identities and the discrimination and exclusion experienced by the LGBTQ+ community.
Join the Texas Women's Foundation for a webinar where they will discuss the economic impacts of care, particularly care for the elderly and people with disabilities, and how understanding care as a shared responsibility will set the stage for a stronger economy for all. REGISTER.
NEW Volunteer Matching Platform
MSAConnectsforGood.org is a statewide volunteer and organization matching platform. The platform operates at the statewide level and it rolls up organizational information from partner sites across the Commonwealth. The site is a very user-friendly way for nonprofits across the state to connect with potential volunteers and supporters. Details HERE.
It has been over 25 years since the last major effort to recommend improvements on how to measure the official poverty rate. Yet it is one of the most closely watched government statistics. Learn more about new alternate measures in this webinar on June 9.