The 826 National 101 Seminar
"101 Uses for Mermaid Bait, Unicorn Tears, & Grappling Hooks a.k.a. Launching Your Community-Based Nonprofit Organization"
Are you thinking about launching your own nonprofit arts organization that inspires young people in your community? Are you interested in learning about how 826 does what it does?
Led by 826 National staff, the 101 Seminar is two days of engaging workshops and comprehensive presentations designed to help you build your own community organization.
You’ll learn about nonprofit management, fundraising, recruiting and managing volunteers, engaging community partners, project-based learning, and creating innovative programs. Special presentations will help you develop your research and evaluation strategies over time, and help you build your Board of Directors.
And, you’ll meet other educators, activists, nonprofit visionaries, and supporters of 826 National from around the globe including other Executive Directors from San Francisco nonprofit organizations.
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Day one will be held at 826 Valencia's new writing center in the Tenderloin, King Carl's Emporium. Day two will take place at the original center located in the Mission District at 826 Valencia Street (a.k.a. the Pirate Supply Store).