> Feb. 7-- Caring Across Generations invites the community to join in sharing support for our kupuna and their caregivers at a rally and sign-waving event. Organizers of the rally want legislators to know that this issue matters to the community, especially as the Kupuna Caregivers bill begins to move through committees. Participants are encouraged to arrive at the Hawaii State Capitol (first floor, on the Capitol steps) by 9:45 a.m. Click here for an event flyer. For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 808-947-2950.

> Feb. 9-10-- [Hawai'i Island] Tools to Transform Conflict: We negotiate constantly--with our spouses, partners, bosses, children, peers, and others. Do you want to develop the skills you need to negotiate successfully and narrow the gender gap? During the month of February, Ku'ikahi Mediation Center will host a series of trainings at HawaiĘ»i Innovation Center at Hilo, led by Elizabeth Kent: Feb. 9: Negotiation Skills for Women; Feb. 10: Challenging Conversations; Feb. 10: Addressing Annoying Behaviors. Click here for additional details. Questions? Contact Kuikahi Mediation Center at (808) 935-7844 ext. 1 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

> Feb. 10-- Farming and Soil Conservation: Funding for Best Practices Workshop. Grant funding is available to install conservation practices that reduce soil erosion and protect water quality in Kaneohe Bay. Farmers and ranchers in the Kaalaea and Waiahole Watersheds can be reimbursed up to 67% of the cost to install these practices. Participants in O'ahu Resource Conservation & Development Council's free workshop in Kaneohe will learn about current projects, talk story with other farmers, and receive assistance with their applications. Click here to register.

> Feb. 14-Mar. 21-- A Foundational Understanding of Nonprofit Finance: Webinar Series presented by the Nonprofit Finance Fund. To set context, this series first explains the counter intuitive, upside-down financial system in which nonprofits operate, and then offers a crash course in reading nonprofit financial statements. Building off these key concepts, participants then explore the most common nonprofit business choices and the way in which these choices should be managed across leadership roles within the organization. Click here for more information and to register.

> Feb. 15-- FINAL CALL for Volunteer Leadership Fellowship! HIHO Fellows is an eight week program created by Hands in Helping Out (HIHO). Offered to those in the field of volunteer leadership, the program focuses on developing skills to help you lead, organize, recruit, retain and inspire volunteers. HIHO Fellows is the only locally based program offering this unique training for volunteer leaders. This training consists of a 2.5 hour class once a week for 8 weeks beginning March 4. Only 8-10 applicants will be invited to participate once the selection process has concluded. Applications are due February 15, 2017. For more information on coursework and criteria, visit www.hihoed.org/fellows or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

> Feb. 28-- Would you like a chance to hone your skills, work more closely with other service providers, and carve out some time to consider management issues that keep getting pushed aside by a relentless workload? The Weinberg Fellows Program is now recruiting for the 2017 class. Executive Directors of health and human-service nonprofits who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to complete the application form. The program is comprised of a series of three multiple-day gatherings. It features learning sessions that blend hands-on skills/experiences, practical information, inspirational speakers, and the chance to explore independent sector issues with peers who quickly become a support network of colleagues and friends. It could be the management enhancement program for you. To be considered, you must complete the initial application by February 28. Click here to learn more.

 

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