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April 2019

Advocacy and Lobbying – What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wayfind – Seattle, 3642 33rd Ave S. STE C4
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$60

$60 – Nonprofit Members/Community Partners $125 –Attorneys (CLE credit – 2.25 law and legal)   Presenters: Elaine Rose, Sheila Anderson, Campion Advocacy Fund and Stand for Your Mission, and David Lawson, Davis Wright Tremaine This seminar will examine the rules around advocacy and lobbying by nonprofit tax-exempt organizations in Washington State.  There are many misconceptions about whether and to what extent nonprofits can engage in lobbying and advocacy. Nonprofits can do some advocacy and lobbying, but there are limitations and specific…

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Risk Management for Organizations Serving Children + Free Legal Clinic – Kent

April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WA United States
$10

South King County: This training is part of our South King County Nonprofit Legal Training Series and is intended for residents of S. King County and organizations that serve S. King County residents. Registration is limited to S. King County participants. This training is also sponsored by the Seattle Foundation and City of Kent and is a partnership of Wayfind and the Nonprofit Assistance Center (NAC). Join us for this new legal training on the important and sensitive issue of…

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May 2019

Social Media and Nonprofits: Legal Best Practices – Webinar

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Seattle, WA United States
Free

Using social media is now almost a necessity in running a nonprofit. Everyone uses it and social media can be powerful tool in getting news about your organization out to your constituents. Social media is also used to promote events, post job postings, and advocacy. However, social media also brings risks that can compromise your organization. Because social media is powerful, mistakes can have significant consequences. Join us for this webinar to learn about the legal considerations and risks that…

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Eastside Legal Clinic + Choice of Entities Workshop

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Redmond Library, 15990 NE 85th St
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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Free

Nonprofit and Microenterprise Legal Clinic  Date: May 13th, 2019 Time: 45-minute appointments available at the following times: ·      5:00-5:45pm ·      7:15-8:00pm Location:  Redmond Library 15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052 Cost: FREE – Food Provided Wayfind is partnering with Nonprofit and Philanthropy Resource Center- King County Library System, Eastside Refugees and Immigration Coalition, Nonprofit Assistance Center, Ventures, and Muslim Community and Resource Center to offer free business law consultations with a lawyer to small business owners and nonprofit board…

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Advocacy for Nonprofits – Back to Basics – Kent

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
515 W Harrison st. Kent, WA 98032, 515 W Harrison St.
Kent, WA 98032 United States
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$10

South King County: This training is part of our South King County Nonprofit Legal Training Series and is intended for residents of S. King County and organizations that serve S. King County residents. Registration is limited to S. King County participants. This training is also sponsored by the Seattle Foundation and City of Kent and is a partnership of Wayfind and the Nonprofit Assistance Center (NAC). More and more, nonprofits are using advocacy and lobbying to accomplish their missions.  Using…

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Best Practices for Non-Profits: Managing Personnel Files and Preparing Employee Documentation – Webinar

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Seattle, WA United States

Jackson Lewis P.C. and Exponentum are pleased to present a complimentary webinar for nonprofit employers. This webinar will share best practices for HR record keeping and personnel files, including what types of separate files to maintain, what should be in each file, and the basics of file maintenance and retention. We will also share tips on: how to prepare effective documentation; what to do and what not to do; how documentation plays a part in court; and tips on how…

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June 2019

Let’s Go Legal! – Aberdeen

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P Smith Dr
Aberdeen, WA 98520 United States
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Free

Let's Go Legal covers the five main topics board members need to know: State Law, Federal Law, Fundraising, Employment, and Intellectual Property. Let's Go Legal shows how your organization is like a car. You need to register it with the state, driving on federal roads involves an additional set of rules, you need fuel to move your car forward (that's the money part), the people in the car matter, and the look and feel of your car make it special.…

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Nonprofit Bylaws – Webinar

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seattle, WA United States
Free

All nonprofits need bylaws. Bylaws are the governing document for the nonprofit and its board of directors. But what does that mean? What is the real purpose of the bylaws and what provisions should be in the bylaws? This training for nonprofit leaders will cover the purpose of nonprofit bylaws, and explain all necessary or recommended nonprofit bylaw provisions. This training is excellent for those who are going to start a nonprofit, or would like to review and update their…

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We are a 501c3! Now what? All you need to know about nonprofit compliance. + FREE legal clinic

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
515 W Harrison st. Kent, WA 98032, 515 W Harrison St.
Kent, WA 98032 United States
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$10

This workshop is essential for nonprofits that have received their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. We will cover state and federal legal compliance requirements for nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations as well as best-practices for nonprofit governance. This workshop is designed for nonprofit board members or staff interested in nonprofit law basics. It is appropriate for organizations with or without staff. 5:30 - 6:00pm - Hot dinner is served 6:00 - 8:00pm - Training If you are a board member or volunteer for…

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July 2019

Nonprofits and Lobbying: What do I Need to Know About C4 Organizations?

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$20

Community groups are recognizing the power of advocacy, lobbying and political campaigning.   Many nonprofits are doing more to move the needle to change the laws and systems to work better for their communities.  Nonprofits with 501c3 tax-exempt status can do some advocacy and lobbying, but are limited by the laws that govern their 501c3 tax-exempt status.  Creating a 501c4 organization that has broader ability to do lobbying and political activity is one way community groups are able to achieve…

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