Local Silicon Valley upcoming events - all in one place. Opportunities for professional development and networking, fundraising galas, community forums, art festivals, and so much more!
Anchored by Bart Charlow, CEO, Samaritan House
Join us to craft a strong message about the housing crisis of the nonprofit workforce and a discussion on how best to bring that to the attention of City and County Governments.
The San Mateo County Arts Commission and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits of San Mateo County
is proud to present a workshop: The Power to Create Change by Ron P. Muniera, Vice President, Californians for the Arts.
Co-Chaired by the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division, San Francisco Peninsula People Power, and Thrive Alliance.
Special Guest Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, will present the results of her report and demonstrate the siting tool.
Everyone is welcome.
Joint TAG meeting - Conversation with State Senator Scott Wiener: Housing the Nonprofit Workforce and Clients - Opportunities and Challenges.
Climate & Energy Policy: Carbon Cutbacks in San Mateo County
Dulce Ceballos Arias, HS senior / leader, Youth vs. Apocalypse (education) – Green New Deal
Diane Bailey, ED, Menlo Spark (nonprofit) – Silicon Valley fossil free buildings
Charlsie Chang, Legislative Analyst, Peninsula Clean Energy (government) – CA clean energy policy
Rachael Londer, Energy Specialist, San Mateo County (government) – county green building codes
Robert Steele, Congressional Liaison, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (nonprofit) – federal carbon tax
Every Thursday, Skyline College will host a Free Community Market from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in front of Building 4 in the center of campus. The purpose of the Free Community Market is to make it as easy as possible for Skyline College students and other community members to access healthy food.
Starting Feb 27, join environmental sustainability leaders and enthusiasts in the Peninsula to get social, enjoy nature, and broaden networks. Hitting trails 3:00 - 5:30 pm every other Wednesday, we’ll leisurely explore 10 San Mateo County Parks and brewery cuisine at 6:00 pm after each hike.
When famed Victorian explorer Melford Pumbleshire is torn to pieces by something horrible and unseen while on safari in deepest, darkest Africa, his redoubtable fiancé Euphonia Riggstone must lead an expedition to put his unquiet spirit to rest. This globetrotting adventure comedy has romance, betrayal, an amnesiac ghost, perfidious cultists, and a Lovecraftian tentacle monster.
Life changing degrees for busy adults! Join us to learn more about the accelerated evening and weekend Bachelor’s program at Notre Dame de Namur University! Convenient and affordable offerings at the NDNU Belmont or Tracy Campus, as well as Cañada and Mission Colleges!
Opening Friday, May 31, with a reception from 7 to 9 pm, are three new exhibits. The Main Gallery presents Insight: Paintings by Mike Henderson. In East Gallery, the Fog Fest Invitational presents photography by Fog Fest Photo Contest award winners and judges, while in the West Gallery, Art Guild of Pacifica offers a group show on the theme of Unconscious.
PLAN Now. WORK Together. BE Ready.
Join us for a FREE Emergency Preparedness Event on June 5 for seniors and individuals with disabilities!
Join HIP Housing's Annual Luncheon on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the SFO Marriott in Burlingame. Featuring Special Guest Speaker, Father Gregory Boyle. HIP Housing will also be celebrating the Home Sharing Program's 40th anniversary of providing an affordable housing option in San Mateo County.
Need help buying a home in San Mateo County? HEART can help you buy a home with only 5% down and no PMI. We understand your experience. Join us for a presentation about the first-time homebuyer program and the home-buying process.
Unlike many theatre companies, Dragon's theatre season runs January through December. This season highlights some very Dragon themes – demanding roles for actors and designers, excellent roles for women, and thought-provoking stories.
Ground Theatre Dance Company will be presenting the new choreography from Star Seed as well as previews of work in development by members of NewGround. Artists can bring materials and respond visually to the performance. They are invited to display the resulting work at Canada Theater for the performance July 29 and August 3.
PLAN Now. WORK Together. BE Ready.
Join us for a FREE Emergency Preparedness Event on June 26 for seniors and individuals with disabilities!
Thrive News & Events Recap
Last week, on February 26, 2019, Atkinson Foundation, Give Local Silicon Valley, Sand Hill Foundation, Sunlight Giving, and Thrive Alliance brought philanthropy, nonprofit, corporate, and public leaders together for a unique gathering to learn more about needs and challenges of North San Mateo County communities, explore creative solutions, and discuss potential partnerships to strengthen the region.
The first Thrive Community Forum of the year brought together nonprofit, public sector, and corporate leaders to discuss regional funding priorities for 2019 and beyond.
Hosting Leadership Circle Luncheons has become one of our favorite quarterly traditions. Last week, we brought together nonprofit executives and CEOs to discuss the growing nonprofit recruitment and retention challenge, explore creative solutions, and share success stories.
Co-Sponsored by Social Impact Advisory Group and Thrive Alliance. For those who missed this event, we compiled a short lists of preventive measures that can help keep your data secure - check them out.
We will bring legislative aides, public servants, and our local nonprofit leaders together to discuss how to most effectively work together on important issues for the benefit of our community. And of course, there will be plenty of time for networking and holiday cookies, homemade by Thrive's staff and board.
Last week, Thrive proudly hosted the second annual Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair to match local nonprofits with potential employees and volunteers. It was an amazing evening where dynamic connections were made. Early results show that a couple of job seekers were hired just a few days following the event - we look forward to hearing more stories unfold!
Our first Leadership Circle Luncheon of the season brought together a great group of nonprofit executives! We welcomed Superintendent-Elect Nancy Magee for a frank and forward-thinking discussion on how nonprofits can best facilitate school partnerships. More to come!
Thrive brought together nonprofit, public sector, and corporate leaders for a forum to build on the prior year's organizing activities of our Thrive Action Groups (TAGs). At this forum, we began creating policy and advocacy agendas for each of Thrive's five key issue areas. The overarching goal of the event was to provide roadmaps for key activities for TAGs to undertake to address the most pressing issues that affect local communities and how to coordinate this important work.
Box Skills Swap was a result of an exciting Thrive collaboration with Box.org. The goal was to create a space where their employees (Boxers) could offer their skills and expertise to collaborate with nonprofits on important projects to help them deliver on their missions.