10:00 am10:00

Lemonade Day!

May 20 is Lemonade Day in Boston.  Its mission is to teach youth the entrepreneurial skills necessary to start a business and, in the process, learn valuable life skills including philanthropy.  We look forward to working with Boston Public Schools 4th grader entrepreneurs and philanthropist.  

5:00 pm17:00

The Prosperity Foundation

The Prosperity Foundation - 2nd Annual Small Grants Initiative Event. The Prosperity Foundation recently will unveil awardees and provide more information about the future direction of the foundation.  

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Alexion Pharmaceutical Auditorium,

100 College Street 

New Haven, CT  06511 



9:30 am09:30

Customer Service: Getting It Right Every Time

  • TSNE Nonprofit Center

Everyone knows how to say “please” and “thank you.” What organizations really need is a suite of tools that support the success of their staff while simultaneously exceeding their client’s expectations. Using the main principles of improvisational and traditional theater – presentation, positivity, and “making offers” – you can build a robust customer service program that directly integrates into the core mission of your organization.

Through this innovative and highly participative workshop designed for customer service representatives of all industries and experience levels, you will learn

Say yes when you mean no
Master the "Rules of Engagement"
Turn challenges into opportunities
Deliver beyond customer expectations
Advance your mission through integrated customer service practices



Africa in the Americas Colloqium
5:30 pm17:30

Africa in the Americas Colloqium

Please join founding members of ARAAC EEUU - Regional Council of African Descedents from Latin America and the Caribbean and other Africans in the struggle, for this special event, 'African in the Americas Colloquium.' This dialogue will be a part of the long standing Walter Rodney Speakers Ser

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
11:00 am11:00

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

  • Leslie Philips Theater - Forum Holyoke Community College

The Award-Winning Film Classic is being screened at Holyoke Community College. 

Two screenings - Free & Open to the Public followed by discussion with

Karen Thorsen, Director, The James Baldwin Project

Idelia Smith, Asst. VP of Diversity & Director of Academic Administration

Morning Screening - 11:00am - One Hour Version

Afternoon Screening - 2:00pm Full Version


Join us at this Special Event: Portraits of Purpose
6:00 pm18:00

Join us at this Special Event: Portraits of Purpose

  • Boston Center for Adult Education

Meet acclaimed photojournalist Don West, at BCAE's new exhibit. Mingle with celebrated community leaders featured in the show, and enjoy some wine and cheese at this spirited celebration of passion and purpose. 


9:00 am09:00

Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect

  • TSNE

Lyn Freundlich oversees the operational and personnel aspects of TSNE, ensuring that internal customers receive the support and services they need in order to meet their mission-driven goals. In addition, she provides employee relations and other human resources-oriented consultation to TSNE clients. Lyn has 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector, primarily in volunteer and human resources. She also served as the executive director for Countdown to Kindergarten, a Boston-based community collaborative. Lyn has a B.A. from Oberlin College and a master’s degree in organization and management from Antioch University of New England.

Joanne Horgan has more than 20 years of experience in a wide range of HR functions, including employee relations, training, performance management, policies and procedures development, and legal compliance. She currently supports 18 non-profit clients, each with varied missions, staffing, and programs.* If your organization is a tenant of the NonProfit Center, a TSNE Fiscal Sponsorship project, or an Inclusion Initiative grantee please contact before registering to request a scholarship rate of $40.00 ($25.00 training fee + $15.00 materials fee). Scholarships are limited, and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis; maximum 1 per organization per workshop.

Breakfast IV Brothers - Greater Brockton
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast IV Brothers - Greater Brockton

  • Massasoit Community College

You’re invited to join U.S. as we break bread and build community through group mentoring in the form of cross-generational dialogue. Together, we will explore the experiences and aspirations of males in the Greater Brockton community, with an emphasis on historically underrepresented males in higher education. Topics will stem from three core objectives: identity formation, community engagement and social emotional development.


Feb 12


  • Matter & Light Gallery

An Intimate Theatrical Installation

Matter & Light Gallery, SOWA Boston

Time 7:00pm-10:00pm