Leonard Turkel Nonprofit Network Workshop Series KickoffThursday, January 24, 8:30am-11:30am – UM School of Business, Storer Auditorium, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables

The Leonard Turkel Nonprofit Network will kick off its monthly series of workshops aimed at helping South Florida nonprofits pursue their missions. The kickoff event will be keynoted by George Knox, an attorney and law professor who has played a pivotal role in South Florida public policy and urban development. Daniella Levine, CEO of Catalyst Miami will be among the other speakers. Scot Evans, a UM faculty member who teaches in the Community and Social Change program, will highlight tools and resources for organizational self-assessment. The initiative brings together leaders in community well-being, philanthropy, and nonprofit administration for a monthly series of workshops to be held at UM during the spring and fall of 2013.  Join keynote speaker George Knox, Isaac Prilleltensky, dean of the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development; Gene Anderson, dean of the University’s School of Business Administration; Bruce Turkel, CEO/ECD, Turkel Brands; Charisse Grant, senior vice president for programs at the Miami Foundation; Daniella Levine, president/CEO of Catalyst Miami; Abbey Chase, president/CEO of Chase Marketing Group; and Scot Evans, a School of Education and Human Development faculty member who teaches in the Community and Social Change program. For more information, contact Laurie McDonald at lmcdonald@miami.edu