Project News | May 6, 2021

May 7, 2021
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The Carpentries: Library Carpentry Blog The Carpentries’ most recent blog post focuses on the expansion of their Library Carpentry project, which began with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This funding, and additional funding from the IMLS, has allowed The Carpentries to expand its collaborative community and make computational skills […]

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Project News | April 22, 2021

April 23, 2021
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Happy Earth Day! The theme of this year’s Earth Day is Restore Our Earth. Community Initiatives is proud to support projects doing meaningful work in environment-related fields. Two such projects are The Predistribution Initiative and The Business Council on Climate Change. The Predistribution Initiative is a multi-stakeholder effort to improve investment structures so that, among […]

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Project News | April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021
Project News | April 9, 2021

Leadership Learning Community (LLC) Addressing Anti-Asian Violence Earlier this month, LLC published a statement in response to recent attacks on Asian Americans. LLC is committed to supporting leadership that reflects racial justice values. As such, LLC will be hosting two events to make space for reflection, strategy, and comfort. They hosted a Community Gathering on Anti-Asian […]

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Project News | March 25, 2021

March 25, 2021
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Announcing The Carpentries Podcast! The Carpentries has posted their first podcast with the goal of increasing engagement with their community by sharing conversations and discussions of interest in a format that is portable and accessible. You can stream and download the episodes directly from their website. Taken from sessions during their CarpentryCon @ Home 2020 event, the first […]

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Project News | March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021
Project News | March 11, 2021

Latino Outdoors: Participate in Latino Advocacy Week The first ever Latino Advocacy Week is being presented by the Hispanic Access Foundation from March 14-20. Through a variety of workshops, Latino Advocacy Week will support Latino communities, organizations, families, and individuals becoming advocates for themselves and in their own communities around the issues that impact their daily lives. […]

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Project News | February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021
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The Black Genius Foundation: Website Launch The Black Genius Foundation’s website went live this month! The Black Genius Foundation celebrates and invests in the intellectual and creative genius of Black artists, arts professionals, and arts organization that have committed themselves to creating and supporting work dedicated to and rooted in the African Diaspora. The Black […]

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Project News | February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021
Project News | February 10, 2021

Radical Monarchs: Looking for Radical Troop Leaders Radical Monarchs is looking for individuals interested in starting troops in their communities with the goal of creating opportunities for youth of color (ages 8-11) to form sisterhood, celebrate their cultures, and contribute to their communities. Queer BIPOC folks are highly encouraged to apply. The organization is looking […]

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Annual Survey: A Close Look at Community Initiatives in 2020

January 21, 2021
2020 Annual Survey

In 2020, Community Initiatives once again contracted with valued partner Research Evaluation Consulting (REC) for our annual Project Impact and Customer Satisfaction Survey. Thanks to the participation of 94% of our Project Partners, we were able to take a truly meaningful look at our Projects’ activities and experiences. We also took the time this year […]

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Project News | January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021 Project News

U.S. Digital Response: Helping Deliver Vaccine Rollout Information Recognizing the immense challenge for public health agencies across the country to provide timely information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations to the public, U.S. Digital Response has created a free, easy-to-deploy website template to meet this need. This communication platform can be set up in a few hours and […]

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Project News | December 22, 2020

December 22, 2020
December 22, 2020 Project News Blog

MENTOR California: National Mentoring Summit 2021 MENTOR is hosting its 11th annual National Mentoring Summit virtually on January 27-29, 2021. This year’s summit will focus on Rising to the Moment while bringing together practitioners, researchers, investors, and more to advance a collective mentoring agenda and support positive youth development through mentoring. Learn more about our […]

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