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The Connector December 2023 

The Connector December 2023 

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

Often, I forget about National Volunteer Week. I never mean to, but it nevertheless sneaks up on me year after year… but not this year. In January, AmeriCorps and the U.S. Census Bureau released ...
What’s up with the rising overtime threshold?

What’s up with the rising overtime threshold?

Nonprofits are talking about the difficulty adjusting to the state requirement that employees under a rising salary threshold must be paid overtime for any hours work beyond 40 in any single ...
Member Spotlight: Inspire Washington

Member Spotlight: Inspire Washington

Recently, we got the chance to virtually sit down with Manny Cawaling of Inspire Washington to find out more about how they manage to make such a large impact with a small staff, what some of ...
Innovation Summit: Overcoming Burnout and Embracing Healing

Innovation Summit: Overcoming Burnout and Embracing Healing

Since the pandemic, the relationship between employees and employers has been thoroughly examined across the country and the results are in… people’s way of relating to their work has changed. ...
The Connector, Special Edition – March 2023

The Connector, Special Edition – March 2023

We're Moving Boldly at this year's Washington State Nonprofit Conference - the Agenda tells all.
Letter from Lianna

Letter from Lianna

Are you ready to be bold?
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!
Letter from Laura – February 2023

Letter from Laura – February 2023

Dear Nonprofit Colleagues, It’s been a busy month, and I’ve found myself getting cranky. There are so many challenges facing nonprofits at this present moment. At NAWA, we hear from all of you ...
Human Services Workers are Underpaid

Human Services Workers are Underpaid

Yes, we know this is not news. But we now have new research from the UW School of Social Work and the Seattle Human Services Coalition that provides evidence that human service workers are ...
NAWA Has a New Office

NAWA Has a New Office

Nonprofit Association of Washington (NAWA) is excited to announce that we have a new Seattle office, sub-leased from Girl Scouts of Western Washington (GSWW). NAWA’s new address:5601 6th Ave. S, ...
Goodbye, Twitter

Goodbye, Twitter

If you’re not entrenched in the latest in the social media wars, you might have missed the changes in Twitter since CEO Elon Musk took over last fall. This change in leadership led to ...
Creating an Employee Handbook that Matches Our Values

Creating an Employee Handbook that Matches Our Values

In December 2022, the Nonprofit Association of Washington board approved new and improved personnel policies designed to move toward the future we would like to see for all nonprofits. We are ...
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