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!
Voter Education and Outreach Advisory Committee meeting. More details will follow.
Thrive and the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits will bring together safety net agencies of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties for a special convening to discuss how to strengthen the work in emergency assistance and safety net services and broaden the understanding of regional issues that affect vulnerable and underserved populations.
Arts & Culture TAG meeting. Facilitated by Georgia Antonopoulos, Executive Director, Thrive.
Children & Education TAG meeting, anchored by Heather Cleary, CEO, Peninsula Family Service.
This is our most anticipated forum every year! It is our intention that each Thrive Networking Extravaganza attendee will leave with a sense of connectedness to the larger nonprofit community and will have given and received a positive and valuable exchange.
Not like any other Job Fair, this year's event will connect nonprofit professionals within five different areas of expertise: Fundraising & Development, Marketing & Communication, Operations & Administrative Work, Case & Social Work, Leadership & Management. If you are looking to connect with the best and the brightest local talent in your field and learn more about nonprofits who are actively hiring, you should be in the room!
Join Thrive for a special training section on the legislative cycle. This event will bring legislative aides and our local nonprofit leaders to discuss and brainstorm on how to most effectively work together on important legislation for the benefit of our community.
Join the County of San Mateo Office of Supervisor Warren Slocum and Thrive Alliance in celebrating diversity and the contributions of the people who make our communities stronger, safer and more inclusive. Let's recognize their exceptional leadership, successes, and dedication. Don't miss an opportunity to honor them.
More details will follow.
Playwright Madeline George weaves together the tale of three historical Watsons in this time-jumping tribute to genius. The result is a story that examines the technological advancements that both bring people together and tear them apart. A 2014 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
The You as a Leader training program provides an amazing experiential learning opportunity with supported professional leadership coaching to extend leadership skills through practice. Gatepath is graciously opening up this workshop to other non-profits in the spirit of collaboration and community building.
Join us to learn about local and regional processes and initiatives that are making progress on affordable housing, and upcoming advocacy opportunities that can leverage big change. Get involved in ongoing housing advocacy efforts.
Join us to explore and discuss how educational institutions in California, Oregon, and Washington can use ShakeAlert™ to protect our children and their teachers. Learn how ShakeAlert™ can be used as a part of standards-based STEAM learning opportunities in schools and in museums.
The Community Collaboration for Children’s Success is a multi-agency initiative focused in four San Mateo County neighborhoods in North Fair Oaks, South San Francisco, East Palo Alto, and Daly City. Through a planning and engagement process, we are engaging young people, their families, residents, and stakeholders to help identify assets, barriers to success and strategies to support youth success. Please share upcoming meetings with your staff, youth and families.
We invite you to join Art in Action and Kids & Art Foundation for a memorable afternoon of wishes, yarn bombing, inspiration and creativity. This heartwarming gathering of the community will combine a day of commemorating Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with the debut of our new lesson inspired by Yoko Ono’s Wish Trees.
This session will provide practical examples of successful nonprofit partnerships along a continuum, spanning from shared programming to full integration, and will provide a framework for determining which types of partnerships might be right for your organization.
Honoring champions for children
Celebrating early care and education
A fun and festive evening is in store as we come together to eat delicious food, drink local beer and wine, and honor some very special people.
ADRx is PCRC's version of a TEDtalk, short for Alternative Dispute Resolution X. Come hear experts in their fields share innovative and successful strategies to build empathy in their communities. This year's ADRx will bring together local and national thought leaders to make connections and inspire.
The Early Learning Summit includes a stellar cast of expert speakers on topics including brain research in the earliest years; the impact of the years before age 5 on life-long achievement; the discrepancy between the demand for high-quality early learning spaces and the low number of spaces available; and much more.
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.
Thrive News & Events Recap
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.