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The Connector – February 2023

The Connector – February 2023

Read the February Connector to learn about the Wage Equity Study, upcoming Nonprofit Legislative Agenda, NAWA's new office, and more!
Are You Ready to Weigh in on Overtime Pay?

Are You Ready to Weigh in on Overtime Pay?

Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) issued its new overtime pay proposal. Official public hearings on the proposal begin next week, so read on to learn how you can ...
Member Spotlight: Ocean Shores Food Bank – Listening to volunteers, a nonprofit’s secret strength

Member Spotlight: Ocean Shores Food Bank – Listening to volunteers, a nonprofit’s secret strength

Like many nonprofits, the Ocean Shores Food Bank (OSFB) is an all volunteer run organization. Volunteers handle every task, from stocking shelves to assisting clients to raising money and ...
A Day in Washington, DC!

A Day in Washington, DC!

David Streeter and Tom Lang went to DC last week for lobbying, networking, and learning. Read on to learn about their experiences at the 2019 National Council of Nonprofits Lobby Day and ConFab: ...
New Rule May Affect Who Gets Overtime Pay

New Rule May Affect Who Gets Overtime Pay

Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has issued its official overtime pay proposal. In short, L&I is proposing to raise the overtime pay threshold (the minimum ...
What does it take to keep our people safe and healthy?

What does it take to keep our people safe and healthy?

Be a part of our next toolkit development! Washington Nonprofits received a Safety and Health Investment Project grant from Washington State Labor & Industries. We want to make sure you have ...
Member Spotlight: Youth Services of Kittitas County – Mentoring as a way to transform your world

Member Spotlight: Youth Services of Kittitas County – Mentoring as a way to transform your world

Burnout in the nonprofit sector is a trending topic these days. Best selling books have been written about it, self-care is a popular keynote topic at nonprofit conferences, and many nonprofit ...

What a day we had in Yakima!

Akaya Windwood starts our day talking about "People Matter." More than 275 people gathered in Yakima for the Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good on April 24, 2019. People came ...
Applying an Equity Lens to Washington Nonprofits

Applying an Equity Lens to Washington Nonprofits

The leadership of Washington Nonprofits cares deeply about racial equity and is working to embody our values better within our own organization and support efforts to create a more equitable ...
New Advocacy Toolkit Launch: Build a Movement (BAM!)

New Advocacy Toolkit Launch: Build a Movement (BAM!)

Knowledge is power, and nonprofits certainly have a lot of knowledge. The trick is to get that knowledge to the people who need it to make good policy decisions. How can a nonprofit communicate ...
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