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January-February 2013, Vol. 32 No. 1

Expect the Unexpected: Lessons Learned from Successful Special Events

Making Volunteer Fundraising Work for You Julia Rhee describes how the Asian Pacific American Vagina Monologues production built community through performance. Read how they leveraged volunteer skills and resources to make their event a success.

Also in this issue:

Lessons from a Fallen Tent: When Your Event Doesn’t Go as Planned by Christine Kowalke. Ever planned an event and everything seemed to go wrong, including losing your site a few hours before the event began? Learn how this community event in Evanston, IL was able to respond quickly and make their event work despite experiencing a seemingly insurmountable challenge.

Developing a Rap that Raises Money Mark Toney shares his best tips for planning a successful event, especially the fundraising pitch. This guide will help you take your event to the next level.

Six Tips for Creating a Fun, High-Impact Special Event by Aspen Dominguez. Learn how POWER—a San Francisco-based racial, economic and ecological justice organization—was able to create a fun community building event while raising money along the way.

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