Events

With a vision to strengthen communities and the nonprofit sector, YNPN - Madison activates emerging leaders through professional development and networking events. Join us at area events and become a member to receive full benefits.

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 02:00 PM · $5.00 USD
    Me & Julio in Fitchburg, WI

    YNPN Madison Trivia Fundraiser and 50/50 Raffle

    Save the date! 

    Check back for ticket sales opening in December.  

    Join YNPN Madison for our first Trivia Fundraiser and 50/50 raffle!  Help support our mission of connecting and empowering Southern Wisconsin's Nonprofit Professionals by signing up for a trivia team, or making a donation our donation page.

  • Thursday, February 07, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 1 rsvp

    Telling Your Nonprofit Story: Two-Part Workshop

    Whether talking to potential donors, volunteers, community partners, or the public, effective storytelling is an essential part of the nonprofit professional's toolbox to bring attention to the work that our organizations are doing in the community. 

    • First Workshop: Thursday, January 24th, 5:30-7:30pm Wisconsin Historical Society Lobby/Auditorium
    • Second Workshop: Thursday, February 7th, 5:30-7:30pm Wisconsin Historical Society Lobby/Auditorium
    • Story Slam: Thursday, February 21st 6-8:00pm Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium

    This two-part workshop, hosted by expert storytellers Jen Rubin (Storyteller and producer of the Moth Madison, https://themoth.org/events/disguises-madison) and Takeyla Benton (Storyteller from Listen to Your Mother, (https://listentoyourmothershow.com/). Then, join us for the Madison Moth Story Slam for a chance to see other Madison-area storytellers--or maybe even be chosen tell your own story!

    In the workshops, Benton and Rubin will detail elements of a good story, including developing an effective narrative arc and establishing an early "hook" to grab the audience's attention. With each new layer of information, the stakes rise and rise to build anticipation for the main event.

    Want to learn how? Join us!


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