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You CAN participate in the Community Activation Network
Join us on Thursday, January 28, to learn about
“The City’s Response to Public Safety”


CNPE is happy to invite you to join in the CAN conversation. After a handful of smaller meetings to calibrate the content and format, we are opening our monthly meetings to the wider nonprofit community. CAN aspires to be a network of people and organizations who create and nurture a thriving nonprofit / social impact ecosystem marked by inclusion, co-creation, and inter­dependence. It is a place to create shared learning and understanding as well as make connections and strengthen relationships. Learn more, including CAN’s guiding principles.

Who should participate in CAN?
CAN is for anyone in the nonprofit / social impact space who wants to help improve it. We welcome board members, officers, staff, and volunteers from nonprofits and foundations. We also invite those who support this sector financially – as well as those working to help our community who may not be connected to an existing nonprofit. We want a lot of voices and points of view as we work together to find effective solutions to the many social challenges we face in Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana.

CAN is addressing issues that matter. First up: Public Safety
We have already scheduled monthly meetings for 2021, which we invite you to participate in. You can sign up for each one here by clicking on its date.

Our theme for the first quarter of 2021 is Public Safety, an issue that was already pressing locally before the events in Washington earlier this month. We intend to explore how the nonprofit / social impact sector overlaps with the public sector in this space, and how we can work together to improve the safety of all residents in Greater Louisville.

For our January meeting, our topic is “The City’s Response to Public Safety.” Vincent James, Louisville Metro’s Chief of Community Building, will introduce a panel that will include Jessie Halladay, Community Engagement Advisor and Group Violence Initiative project manager at Louisville Metro Police; and Monique Williams, Director, Metro Louisville’s Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods.

2021 will be a year when communicating and acting for the greater good will be more urgent than ever. Please join us at the January CAN meeting and get involved.

As always,
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Ann L. Coffey, CEO

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