Census Data for Philanthropic and Non-Profit Organizations - coming on May 27.
Find more information and register for the US Census Bureau Data Summit here.
VACCINE VIDEOS from Cooley Dickinson Health Care
Check out three new videos released by Cooley Dickinson Health Care. Hear local voices explain why they made the decision to get vaccinated.

These brief videos offer down-to-earth information, along with the personal factors that influenced their choices.

Thank you to Emma Aldana, Khama Ennis, and Estevan Garcia for sharing your stories.
Town of Amherst CDBG Hearing on May 27. Get all the CDBG details here.
Join KFF and UnidosUS for an interactive web event on Thursday, May 20 for the latest insights on what is working and what barriers must be overcome in ensuring equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccines for Latinos in the U.S., including new KFF survey findings from the community. Learn more & register for KFF/UnidosUS here.
MA lifting COVID restrictions on May 29. Mass.gov press release. CBS News article.
INTERNET ACCESS
Enrollment in the Emergency Broadband Benefit began May 12. Get eligibility information and raise awareness about the launch of this timely program. The media toolkit includes multilingual resources.

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Webinar on the 2021 Nonprofit Outlook May 25.
REDISTRICTING MATTERS
Redistricting will affect your future. Learn how to advocate for your community and your organization. Training for trainers is available with a session on May 19.

A public hearing on the 2nd Congressional District (Rep. Jim McGovern) is coming up May 24. Redistricting info is here.
“Office of Minority Health (OMH) calls on everyone in the nation to join the federal government in condemning and combating racism—it is the right thing to do as a nation, and for our health," said Juliet Bui, a public health advisor at the HHS Office of Minority Health. Read OMH health equity blog here.
Got a minute? This quick video explains what joining the Commonwealth Corps can do for you and for nonprofits in your community. Recruiting has begun for the 2021-2022 service term. Get Commonwealth Corps details here.
(RE)OPENING UP:
A Community Conversation

For those who were unable to make the meeting, here are notes that will catch you up. These have been edited for clarity, including lists of resources.

(Re)Opening up was an excellent conversation, and Community Action is considering similar future events, to give agencies and programs a chance to process what we've all been through this year, and what it means going forward.

Thank you again to all of the panelists and attendees.
May 25: Massachusetts Nonprofit Network: 2021 Nonprofit Outlook (free webinar)
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