Events

Sunday, May 3 – Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 
Arlipngton, Virginia 

Spring is a beautiful time to be in our nation’s capital.  Join NCJW leaders this May for a weekend of learning and networking at NCJW Leaders’ Retreat 2015.  Our hands-on leadership training retreat gives YOU and all current and future leaders in your community the opportunity to boost your leadership skills to build and grow a successful NCJW section.  Plus, we’ll be lobbying on the Hill, an incredible opportunity to share NCJW’s initiatives with legislators and put your skills into action!

HIGHLIGHTS OF LEADERS’ RETREAT:

> Meet your NCJW, Inc. leaders and support system — NCJW, Inc. Board Officers and Directors, Field Action Network Advisors (FANs), State Policy Advocates (SPAs) and staff members.

> Share accomplishments and discuss challenges with other NCJW leaders.

> Reunite with friends and meet new ones in workshops, seminars and plenaries.

> Strengthen your understanding of NCJW’s important work supporting women, children and families in Israel, and learn how you and your section can become more involved.

> Discover new programming ideas and strategies to incorporate NCJW’s mission into your section’s activities and develop programming that matters.

> Expand your collection of tips and tools to successfully recruit and mobilize members in your community.

> Learn how to work with NCJW, Inc. and your SPA to enhance your section’s social change work and make an even greater impact on local, state, and national issues.

Who should attend? YOU! 

> Current section presidents, treasurer, officers, and leaders
> Section presidents-elect and incoming leaders
> Section executive directors and program staff
> National board members 
> All potential and emerging NCJW leaders
> NCJW FANs (Field Action Network Advisors) and SPAs (State Policy Advocates)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  
GOVERNANCE BOOT CAMP
Sunday, May 3, 8:30 AM–12:30 PM (same location)

Increase your confidence to lead your section with vision and direction. Incoming and current section leaders and officers are invited to attend a special half-day workshop focusing on the governance skills that make great NCJW section leaders. Seasoned NCJW leaders will walk you through the basics of running a section, including:

> Board position responsibilities and board structure options,
> IRS, non-profit status and compliance concerns,
> Managing membership renewals, 
> Budget management, 
> Creating and updating section bylaws and policies and procedures, 
> NCJW, Inc. structure and resources for support including FANs, SPAs and key staff members,
> And much more!