Annual Media Mixer – June 21

Every summer, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) hosts the Annual Media Mixer so that members and guests can meet the media. This annual event supports our Ruth Collander Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to communications and journalism students attending Southern California colleges and universities. If you’ve attended a previous Media Mixer, you…

May 17 Program: Leveraging Local Government to Further your Mission and Creating an Ambassador Network for Greater Success

This session will delve into the intersection of communications and government affairs, understanding that the best messenger is often times not staff or board members from your organization. This training will review tactics to engage with local government elected officials and agencies, as well as how to develop and empower a cadre of ambassadors to…

Branding Is More Important for Nonprofits Than For-Profit Businesses

NCM Network invites guest bloggers to share their expertise on the NCM Network Blog. This post was written by branding authority, Bill Ellis, who is dedicated to making good brands better. His philosophy is “Give exceptional value. Receive extraordinary results.” Whether as a coach, thought partner, speaker, or strategist, Bill commits his unique perspective, vast…

March Program: How to Create a Social Media Crisis Communications Playbook

On March 22, NCM Network partnered with the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) and presented a panel discussion and interactive workshop that prepared attendees to handle a social media crisis. Examples of social media crises were discussed with insights how to handle them – and how to prepare for the unexpected.     Panelists…