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Denver Sister Cities International

Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI) is a vibrant and growing organization that believes in bringing together local citizens with grassroots efforts. Featuring 10 Sister Cities around the world, DSCI is a network of people—diverse global ambassadors—interwoven with common thoughts, ideas and the notion of active participation.

DSCI is a group of passionate, peace-stirring citizens infatuated with the idea of global friendships. DSCI is part of a remarkable organization that bridges four continents, eleven municipal governments, at least fifteen languages, and nearly twenty million city dwellers. These global friendships include cultural, educational and humanitarian initiatives, along with student/community exchanges, lectures and various cultural gatherings.

Wisconsin Nonprofits Association

Membership Renewal Made Easy with CiviCRM

The Wisconsin Nonprofits Association (WNA) is a statewide membership organization with the mission of strengthening Wisconsin’s nonprofits. The association provides public policy information and advocacy on nonprofit issues, access to education and training opportunities, technical assistance and offers a cost-saving package of benefits to their members. The association currently has over 100 organizational members, as well as many individual and for-profit affiliate members and foundation supporters.

Cividesk recently spoke with WNA to learn more about how they made the transition to CiviCRM and how their organization has benefited from using the database.

University of Kansas Libraries

One of the top 50 libraries in the Association of Research Libraries by volumes held, and
 the largest library in Kansas, University of Kansas Libraries  have more than 4.4 million print volumes in their seven campus locations, which see more than 1.6 million visits every year. In 2012, patrons checked out nearly 165,000 items and accessed more than 3.3 million articles online. Through our resources and expertise, KU Libraries work to advance discovery, innovation and learning for KU, the state and a rapidly expanding community of world scholars.

UMKC School of Law

UMKC School of Law is the urban law school of the University of Missouri system and provides its students with a comprehensive, affordable legal education comprised of a personalized admissions process, collaboration with supportive faculty, real-world opportunities in a vibrant city, and tools and skills to experience professional success.

Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs

The Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs (FJMC) mission is to involve Jewish Men in Jewish Life by building and strengthening Men's Clubs in the Conservative / Masorti Movement. We accomplish this mission by:

  • Leadership mentoring leaders at the club, region and international level
  • Innovation developing programming that better connects people of all ages to the Jewish community
  • Community forming meaningful long-lasting relationships based on camaraderie, common interests and core values.

Women & Family Life

Women & Family Life Center empowers women and their families to face challenges and transitions in their lives with grace and dignity. Within our safe and intimate setting on the Connecticut Shoreline:

  • Women and families in crisis move to new strength
  • Life transitions become a time of positive change rather than a time of isolation, fear, and financial distress
  • Women and families are able to access a strong network of support, education, and community

LYRIC

A new member of our Giving Back program

LYRIC is a small non-profit that is entirely managed by volunteer attorneys.  Our mission is to teach youth how to safely exercise their Constitutional rights, and we do so by connecting with schools and community organizations and training volunteer attorneys to teach our curriculum to high schools students.

Singers Marin

Singers Marin, (Choral Singers of Marin) is an association of choruses that was founded to serve the community and preserve the integrity of the choral art. Singers Marin provides singers of all ages the opportunity to experience the joy of making music together and bring that joy to the community through our outreach program and public concerts. Most importantly, we strive for the highest level of musical standards in all of our presentations.

Colorado Youth at Risk

Colorado Youth at Risk (CYAR) empowers teenage students to make life choices that positively impact their future through community-based mentoring and intensive training.

Colorado Youth at Risk aims to reduce the number of high school dropouts, match students with an adult mentor and provide students with a sense of the future and their place in that future.

Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology

Streamlining Membership with Drupal and CiviCRM

The mission of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology is the prevention of blindness through education and cultural exchange among ophthalmologists in the Western Hemisphere. The association strives to provide continuing education for ophthalmologists, programs on the prevention of blindness, and promote cultural exchange.

Cividesk recently spoke with Krista Jonas, Director of IT for the PAAO, about why they switched to CiviCRM from iMIS and the benefits the database brings to their organization.

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