Monthly Plenary Gathering

Monday, April 4, 2016, 6:30-8:30 pm, Friends Center City Riverfront, 22 S. Front St., Philadelphia.

Contact : Caroline Packard, Yale (JE) 1981. Hosts: Joan Countryman (Yale A&A 1966); Hanna Shapira (Yale Arch 1974).
Light supper and wine/beer gladly provided if requested in advance (small donation to cover cost).

6:30. Nonprofit Highlight: The Social Enterprise Model. Venture for America, Sophie Kaye, Yale (SY) 2015, Venture for America Fellow.
6:45. Best Practices Q&A: Nonprofit versus Social Enterprise: Which model will best further your mission?
7:00. Project Group Huddles: Pull up a chair near members of your favorite project group to share ideas.
7:45: Project Group Reports: Let the whole group know what your project group is thinking about.
8:00: Informal Connection and Camaraderie: Enjoy refreshments while you make unexpected connections

This is the Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance (YANA)’s brand-new Philadelphia chapter’s first regular monthly gathering,  and thereafter on monthly gatherings will be held on the first Monday of the month. Mark your calendar now! All Yale alums and friends of Yale who are involved or interested in the nonprofit/social purpose community in the greater Philadelphia region are warmly welcomed to participate. The monthly program includes time to share about each other’s nonprofit work, a best practices Q&A, a strategy session to work on collaborative projects, and informal time to enjoy camaraderie. (Light supper and wine provided for a small contribution). To learn more about YANA, or RSVP for the April 4th gathering, email Caroline Packard ’81 at To start connecting right away with other local Yalies in the nonprofit/social purpose community, join the YANA-Philadelphia Group on LinkedIn.

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