Friday, January 20, 2023
Online via Zoom
Do you have questions about nonprofit policy and advocacy? Join our upcoming Office Hour to ask your questions, receive guidance, and connect with resources. Our thought partners Laura Pierce and Manny Cawaling are ready to answer your questions!
Find support on practices you are working to implement as well as challenges you may be facing. This informal learning space will not be recorded.
Captioning: We will have automated captioning enabled.
Interpretation: Please indicate during registration if you have an interpretation request. Typically, we need at least two weeks in order to schedule an interpreter.
Visual Descriptions: Presenters will include visual descriptions of themselves and the slides to give a person who is low-vision, blind, or calling in without video a sense of space and place.
If you have additional accessibility requests, please let us know when you register.
About Our Thought Partners
Laura Pierce, Executive Director of Nonprofit Association of Washington
Laura became Nonprofit Association of Washington’s Executive Director in May 2017 after serving as the organization’s Interim Executive Director and having been a member and partner with the organization for many years. She has been the owner and principal consultant of Laura Pierce Consulting. Laura has worked in and with nonprofit organizations since 1989, including fund development, community organizing, and executive management positions. Since 1998, she has consulted with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, assisting with strategic planning, board development, organizational assessment and capacity building.
Manuel R. Cawaling (Manny), Executive Director of Inspire Washington
Manny is a performer, theatre director, arts educator, heritage specialist and community organizer and has worked extensively in King County’s non-profit, cultural field for thirty years. He has has held positions at Pilgrim Center for the Arts, NW Asian American Theatre, Seattle Children’s Museum, Wing Luke Asian Museum, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center and Youth Theatre Northwest. Currently, Cawaling is focused on nurturing state-wide cultural opportunities as the Executive Director for Inspire Washington.