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"It's like I have a party going on in my head!" -Pat Shea, ATHENA Award recipient

Last week, CNM board member and CEO emeritus of the YWCA Pat Shea was honored with the 2017 ATHENA Award – a honor awarded to women for “their business success, community service, and encouragement of other women” (Nashville Business Journal). Hear more from Pat in this conversation with CNM.

Checking in with 2016's nonprofit case studies

Checking in with 2016's nonprofit case studies

In 2016, we heard from Dawana Wade of Salama Urban Ministries, Corey Gephart of St. Luke’s Community House, and Melanie Shinbaum of Fannie Battle Day Care about what was taking place in their neighborhoods. Now in 2017, check in with these nonprofit leaders.

Q&A with The Tennessean: "The Cost of Growth and Change in Nashville"

Q&A with The Tennessean:

In preparation for CNM's "Changing Nashville Neighborhoods: What's Next?" session on March 31, we sat down with Opinion Engagement Editor David Plazas and Photojournalist George Walker to learn more about the ongoing series "The Cost of Growth and Change in Nashville."

Center for Social Entrepreneurship - March 18 training

Center for Social Entrepreneurship - March 18 training

Belmont's Social Entrepreneurship Program, in collaboration with the Office of Spiritual Development, invites you to attend a special training session to learn about the Christian Community Development Association's philosophy for restoring communities.

Grants available with Office of Criminal Justice Programs

Grants available with Office of Criminal Justice Programs

OCJP is also hosting several statewide training events about this grant solitication process on March 1 at the Rutherford County Courthouse and at the Regas Building with the Alliance for Better Nonprofits.

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

Members of Nashville’s nonprofit leadership, boards and foundation community are encouraged to ‘save the date’ and reserve their tickets for a special screening and discussion of Resilience at the Belcourt Theater on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 pm. Tickets are free thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Frist Foundation.

Why advocate? Q&A about the legislative process with Meredith Sullivan Benton

Why advocate? Q&A about the legislative process with Meredith Sullivan Benton

It’s a question we hear often in this new political climate: what can we do? For nonprofits, advocacy provides an answer. On March 3, CNM is partnering with The Healing Trust and The Sycamore Institute to present the free session “Legislative Update: How Could Your Mission Be Affected & What Can You Do About It?” which will include analysis of some of the proposed bills and an advocacy strategies panel.

Vanderbilt event: Health inequity presentation

Vanderbilt event: Health inequity presentation

For those in the healthcare field, check out this opportunity to attend "Identifying and Responding to Health Inequity: A Health Department and Community's Challenge" on Feb. 3, 9-10:30 am.