Events

Webinars

Protecting People & Places: The Community Bill of Rights

When:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Where:

Online

Cost:

FREE

RESIST WEBINAR -- This presentation will be a brief journey looking at how our current system of government and law have evolved to protect wealth and privilege over community self-government; we'll look at how corporations have received more rights and protections than those of you living in your community; and we'll look at how communities have pushed back against these oppressive structures to reclaim democratic self-government in the their communities.

Webinars

Creating Positive Change in Challenging Times

When:

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Where:

Online

Cost:

FREE

Following the State of the Union, the New England Grassroots Environment Fund invites you to join us for a special webinar on March 1, 2017 – Creating Positive Change in Challenging Times from 12pm to 1pm EST. During this webinar, participants will learn how to cope with negativity and fear and how to channel this energy into actions that create positive change.  

Networking & Training Retreats

RootSkills In-Person Training (Newport, RI)

When:

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -

10:00am to 3:30pm

Cost:

Early-bird $40, Students $10

Join fellow nonprofit leaders, Grassroots Fund grantees, and passionate citizens on April 1, 2017 at the Newport Hyatt (Newport, RI) for the first RootSkills In-Person Training as part of the Grassroots Fund's 2017 RootSkills Training Series. This year's series theme is "Building Resilient Communities".  We welcome you to learn, share, & work together to develop actionable, holistic strategies that create more inclusive communities and programs. At this event, we’ll be grappling with tough questions, sharing inspiring solutions, and looking to hear from YOU!

Networking & Training Retreats

RootSkills In-Person Training (Portland, ME)

When:

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -

2:00pm to 6:30pm

Cost:

$40 Early-Bird, $10 Students

Join fellow nonprofit leaders, Grassroots Fund grantees, and passionate students on April 29, 2017 at the University of Southern Maine (Portland, ME) for the second RootSkills In-Person Training, as part of the Grassroots Fund's 2017 RootSkills Training Series. This year's series theme is "Building Resilient Communities".  We welcome you to learn, share, & work together to develop actionable, holistic strategies that create more inclusive communities and programs. At this event, we’ll be grappling with tough questions, sharing inspiring solutions, and looking to hear from YOU!