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Upcoming Activities
Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) — Government Coordination Panel

When: Wednesday, 9/23, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

In this course, participants will learn how nonprofits effectively coordinate their disaster preparedness, response and recovery efforts with local and state government agencies. Topics covered will include: the benefits of coordination; traditional and non-traditional methods of coordination; how to write effective agreements; how government agencies collaborate with each other in ways that impact nonprofits; “real-life” examples of successful coordination and outcomes. There is no cost for attending this course. The course has been funded by the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative (BAUASI).9/23

STRONGER TOGETHER WEBINAR SERIES: Closing an Unforgettable 2020 – Finding the Money

When : Thursday, 9/24, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

The next STRONGER TOGETHER WEBINAR SERIES will focus on fundraising and will provide strategies and practical tips on fall and end-of-year fundraising including virtual events, year-end appeals, donor conversations and insights on foundations. Panelists will include PRG’s Elliot Levin and Serena D’arcy Fisher, along with special guests from local nonprofits who will share innovations and best practices.

Dare to Lead™

CVNL is proud to present Dare to Lead™, a new and updated experiential virtual workshop, facilitated by Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator Ana Estrada Daniels. Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program that focuses on developing a collection of skills to help individuals, teams, and organizations move from armored leadership (leading from self-protection) to daring leadership (leading with grounded confidence).

This 24-hour intensive nationally-recognized and certified workshop series is a transformative leadership experience. Are you ready to take a deep dive into your leadership development? This is a great place to start or continue your journey.


  • 24-hour series will take place across 8 sessions: October 13, 20, 27, November 10, 17, December 1, 8, and 15. All sessions will be 9:00am-12:00pm PST. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of series.