Events

  • Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 7 rsvps
    Fassler Hall in Oklahoma City, OK

    Speed Networking

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 07:30 AM · 4 rsvps
    District House in Oklahoma City, OK

    Coffee & Convo: Advocacy

    Bailey Perkins of the Oklahoma Policy Institute will host an advocacy forum to help you become the best nonprofit advocate you can be!

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 06:00 PM · $10.00 USD · 9 rsvps
    Vanessa House Beer Company in Oklahoma City, OK

    Hops and Headshots 2.0

    Hanging out with other nonprofit professionals while enjoying cold brews with Vanessa House Beer Company? Sounds like a win!

    Hops and Headshots is back! If you need a headshot for a new gig, refresh your old bio or just want to smile for the camera, we're here for you! 

    Your ticket includes light bites and a professional-quality photograph, which will be emailed to you after the event. The first 10 attendees will get their first pint on us! 

    You must be 21 or older to attend. Want to join or renew your membership? Click here.

    Bonus Pre-event: Still wondering about networking and how to make it seem natural? Our Professional Development Committee will start the party early at 5:30 with tips to make this your best networking experience yet! Think easy introductions, conversation starters, and more!

    Visit the Facebook event for updates.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 05:30 PM · 2 rsvps
    McNellie's Pub in Oklahoma City, OK

    Cocktails and Conversations: The Impact of Appreciation

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    Does your organization have appreciation as part of its DNA?

    The staggering rates and high costs of turnover have made showing appreciation a necessity, not a nicety. A culture of appreciation gives nonprofits a competitive advantage when it comes to cultivating employees who are motivated to give 110% and who want to stay for the long-term. It also improves donor retention.

    Diana Rogers Jaeger, owner of Love To Appreciate Consulting, will share how to obtain success using the power of appreciation.#5LanguagesofAppreciation

    Coffee/Cocktails & Conversation is a monthly event hosted by the Professional Development Committee of YNPN of OKC. Each month we'll meet for casual, informal and intimate discussion about a relevant topic to emerging nonprofit professionals. Everyone is welcome. We meet at a different local spot each month. 

  • Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Will Rogers Park in Oklahoma City, OK

    Community Clean-Up

    CANCELED - Unfortunately, due to the heavy rain this morning, it's too wet for this event. We hope to announce a rescheduled date soon!

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    Let's help keep Oklahoma beautiful with our friends from OKC Beautiful MOB Young Professionals! Meet at the North Pavilion (just south of the parking lot on Pat Murphy Drive) at 6 PM. We will mulch trees and pick up litter around the park. Water and pizza will be provided for attendees.

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    StellaNova Coffee in Oklahoma City, OK

    Coffee & Conversation: Landing Your First Nonprofit Job

    So you want to work for a nonprofit? How's that job search going?

    Our board member Zack Travers will lead a discussion on how to approach getting a first job in the nonprofit sector. This conversation will include fellow job seekers, as well as more seasoned professionals who can share their tips. Come ready to discuss you career goals and challenges you have experienced or anticipate experiencing, as well as tips on how you've found employment if that is your situation! Recent graduates, those looking to make a career change, and experienced nonprofit pros are all welcome at this free event at the new StellaNova.

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    Coffee & Conversation is an event hosted bimonthly by the Professional Development Committee of YNPN of OKC. We'll meet for a casual, informal and intimate discussion about a relevant topic to emerging nonprofit professionals. Everyone is welcome..

  • Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 05:30 PM · 24 rsvps

    Diversity and Inclusion for Young Professionals

    Ever feel like the world around you is changing rapidly and you just can’t keep up? Or maybe like the world is repeating the same things over and over, and some people are just starting to see what’s going on? 

    As young professionals, most of us are used to hearing about how much we’ve altered the workforce. Not only does a lack of inclusive and diverse work environments affect the entire community, but it majorly impacts the bottom-line for businesses and nonprofit organizations alike.  Organizations that do not foster inclusive environments and encourage diversity throughout their workforce, experience a loss in productivity, absenteeism, and disengagement.  The social and emotional toll it takes on the community also impacts health and safety, education, and even development.

    This training is a crash course in understanding what other factors are changing, being recognized, and still yet to come in the moving landscape of our sociopolitical economy and how you can be prepared to move with it!  Buckle up, and get ready to step up and step back.   

    Our experienced training leader, Chelsey Branham, is Director of Community Equity at YWCA Oklahoma City.

    Free for members, $15 for non-members. Please pay in advance online or bring cash for speedy check-in.

    Due to security requirements at the YWCA, all attendees (member and non-member) need to RSVP below.

    REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

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  • Thursday, August 09, 2018 at 05:30 PM · 6 rsvps
    Exhibit C in Oklahoma City, OK

    Member Mixer at Exhibit C

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    Our Young Nonprofit Professionals Network chapter is over five years old and we want to celebrate what makes us great - you! Exhibit C will close early for our private party and you'll be able to explore the gallery and network with other emerging nonprofit leaders while you enjoy free drinks and appetizers.

    Exhibit C is a 4,000 sq. ft. art gallery and retail space located in Bricktown OKC. Proudly owned by the Chickasaw Nation, Exhibit C is used as a means to highlight talented Native American artists who represent their communities throughout Oklahoma. Gallery Manager and artist Tom Farris will be on hand to give us an introduction to the space and current exhibits. 

    This is a members-only celebration. Join online or at the door for just $25 and get a full year of benefits! 

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  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 05:30 PM · 18 rsvps
    Stonecloud Brewing Company in Oklahoma City, OK

    Coffee and Conversation: New Leaders Council

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    Looking for a way to grow in connections and leadership in OKC? Join us for a conversation with New Leaders Council board chair, Ashten Hughes, as she discusses aspects of the program and how to get involved.

    Coffee/Cocktails & Conversation is a monthly event hosted by the Professional Development Committee of YNPN of OKC. Each month we'll meet for casual, informal and intimate discussion about a relevant topic to emerging nonprofit professionals. Everyone is welcome. We meet at a different local spot each month. Check out our Facebook page for updates!


    About New Leaders Council:

    NLC Oklahoma aims to build a better Oklahoma by fostering a culture in a nonpartisan way that enables rising professionals to connect with one another. During our Institute Fellowship, participants will learn hard skills, such as communications, fundraising, coalition building. After graduation, they will be connected to an ever-growing local network, where they will support each other in their pursuits, and come together to identify and fix social problems that exist in our communities through the public and private sectors.

    Oklahoma is one of the newest chapters in the NLC network. With 48 chapters in 25 states from across the nation, NLC’s network of progressive leaders is extensive. After the 2016 NLC Fellows class, NLC’s diverse community boasts more than 5,000 alumni and volunteers training the next generation of progressive leaders and using the skills from the NLC Institute to impact their communities.

    Our vision is to become an institution in the state of Oklahoma, which enables rising leaders from the Panhandle to the Arkansas border to connect, discuss their vision to make meaningful impact in their communities, and learn the hard skills to put ideas into action.

     

  • Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM · $10.00 USD · 42 rsvps
    Oklahoma Association of Realtors in Oklahoma City, OK

    The Basics of Grant Writing

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    Come hear Robyn Tower as she explains the basics every grant writer should know! Grow your knowledge of terminology, best practices, and in general how to grow your nonprofit organization's revenue. This training will be great for anyone just starting out, needing a refresher, or who just wants to gain exposure to the grant writing world!

    Tickets are $10 for our members, or $20 for non-members, and will include lunch. To guarantee your seat, please pay for registration online below. Lunch will be provided by Panera; please email traverszack@gmail.com with dietary restrictions. We have the ability to accommodate gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and others if we are notified. **Register before 6:00 PM Sunday, September 23rd to guarantee food**

    You must pay by Sunday at noon to be included in the order for lunch. Late registrations will have to bring their own.

    Annual membership in YNPN of OKC is only $25 - Join or renew your membership now!

    All participants must follow our Code of Conduct

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