Webinar: Cultivating Leadership Talent and Potential

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Developing and investing in a leadership pipeline is the key to your section’s future success. Learn how to build a culture that focuses on cultivating your “human resources” and incorporating leadership development practices into the work of your board members, committee chairs, project leads, etc. Watch this training by Beth Gansky, Executive Director of ACHARAI: Shoshana S. Cardin Jewish Leadership Institute, as she provides techniques to catalyze members to take on responsibilities and new roles. She also explores how to find existing leaders in your local community and bring them into NCJW. View the presentation slides.

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Webinar: Harnessing the Power of Relation-Based Engagement

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Are you looking for ways to expand your membership base and grow the NCJW movement? Watch this webinar with Rabbis Jessica Lott and Megan GoldMarche to learn about Hillel’s radically inclusive, relationship-based engagement strategy that aims to reach 70% of Jewish students on campus, especially those who have not shown up in the past. They share practical skills and processes to put it into practice at NCJW and discuss how they transitioned from a programmatic model to a relation-based engagement model.

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Webinar: Tools for Developing Leaders

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Are you looking to engage new members? Would you like some of your members to deepen their involvement with NCJW and learn new skills? Do you need a pipeline for volunteers to become board members? Come learn how to model NCJW St. Louis’ leadership class  and training workshops in your community. You will walk away with essential resources and tools to start creating a leadership pipeline in your own section.

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Outreach to Potential Leaders

Use these resources to help you identify potential leaders and start a leadership conversation with them.

In this webinar recording you will learn how identify potential leaders, ask someone to take on a specific task or role, and use action-oriented teams to engage more developing leaders. The recording also discusses the differences between an action-oriented team and a traditional committee.

Outreach and Engagement Webinars

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Digital meetings 101

Featured Speakers: Emily Goodstein and Liz O’Meara-Goldberg, Greater Good Strategy, and Susan Spiers, NCJW Board

Turn in-person events into effective online gatherings with the right tools and best practices. Watch this webinar to learn the ins and outs of online meetings to host everything from advocacy events and interactive gatherings to member engagement one on ones. Emily Goodstein and Liz O’Meara-Goldberg guide us through an easy to follow training on how to use Zoom for creative, meaningful, and impactful engagements.

Building Relationships With Technology

Featured Speaker: Emily Goodstein and Liz O’Meara-Goldberg, Greater Good Strategy

Watch this webinar recording to learn how we can continue to build relationships with members and recruit new ones from a physical distance. Our sections can (and will!) continue to grow as the country navigates COVID-19 as our organizing methods adjust and evolve to this new reality. This is a more advanced session for folks already familiar with the foundations of online meetings using Zoom.

Engaging activists through relational meetings

Learn concrete steps for growing your network and increasing your impact. In this webinar we discuss how to identify what motivates someone to take action and how to ask them to engage with NCJW, how to build relationships based on shared values (a core tenet of community organizing), and how to strengthen relationships with the activists you already know.

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How to build your advocacy base

Featured Speaker: Jeannie Appleman, JOIN for Justice

Learn how to identify and build relationships with potential allies, build accountability among your activists, and start developing strong campaigns that resonate with your base.

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Tools for Recruitment: Growing our Movement

In this webinar, you’ll learn about how to partner with NCJW headquarters to recruit new members and explore key tools in the outreach and engagement toolkit. You’ll also discover how we’re reframing our approach to outreach and engagement and hear about successful recruitment efforts  in other NCJW sections across the country.

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Tools for Engagement: Growing our Movement

On this webinar, you’ll to learn best practices for engaging new members, hear success stories about engagement techniques from three NCJW sections, and gain new ideas from what’s working in other sections across the country.

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Tools for Retention: Growing our Movement

You’ll learn strategies for retaining new members, hear best practices from leaders in our Minnesota Section, and discover what’s working in other communities around the country.

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