Happy Thanksgiving!

gratitudeThe JRP office will be closed Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. I will be giving thanks for the many wonderful volunteers and nonprofits we’re blessed to work with, as well as the many donors and other supporters! Thank you for making JRP a great organization that is helping so many other great organizations!

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JRP Volunteer Field Trip

PMH Field TripMany thanks to the Pasadena Museum of History (pasadenahistory.org) for giving JRP a docent-led tour of the great Fabulous Fashion exhibit! Our volunteers enjoyed the lovely exhibit and the wonderful docent, who had co-curated the exhibit. More photos by JRP volunteer Eric Jensen can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/gp/ewjensen/5pyep1.

The exhibit is open through Feb. 14, 2016 and the Museum is currently decorating for Christmas, so we hope you’ll the our wonderful museum!

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Civic Organizations are Invited

to the League of Women Voters’ Holiday Party! Thursday, December 3, 4 – 8 pm. Come to connect, celebrate and share. No charge! Just bring a favorite holiday appetizer, dessert, a bottle of wine or other drink to share.

See the flier for more information: League of Women Voters Holiday Party

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Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Association of Pasadena is hosting a coffee talk on Sustainable Development Goals tonight (Nov. 17) at 7pm at the Armory Center for the Arts,
145 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103. Free parking on Raymond & nearby streets.

UNALearn about the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that can transform the world by year 2030! These 17 goals were adopted at the United Nations Summit in September by over 150 world leaders. Take part in our discussion on sustainable development for our people & planet.

Join us to find out answers to these crucial questions:
Why do we need another set of goals?
What are the 17 goals and how will they be measured?
How will the SDGs be funded?

Jennipha-Laurén Nielsen is the Founder & CEO of the ONE World Project, which reaches into communities across the globe to hear their views on problems of today & the future to develop creative solutions to impact their own local community.
Jennipoha was crowned Miss California World in 2011 & used her platform to advocate for programs for girls & minority students to explore the fields of science & technology. She is now involved in promoting UN activities & serving as regular lecturer at universities on issues of homelessness, hunger, climate change, women’s rights & leadership. She stands at the forefront in the City of Pasadena & State of California in promoting the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights & is currently in her second term as Commissioner of the Pasadena Commission for Accessibility & Disability.

WATCH A VIDEO FROM THE SPEAKER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bpg1w7Mr7X8

CLICK HERE for more information and RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/930893810281430/

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Free Office Furniture for Nonprofits

ANEWLogoIf you are providing public service in your community and are in need of a spruce-up, ANEW (www.ANEWfound.org) can support your cause by matching much-needed furniture and other items to you, furthering your cause and saving you money, which translates into more of the good work that you do. At ANEW, we are dedicated to strengthening communities and we applaud you, the non-profit organizations and public agencies that make your community the great one that it is. For guidance on becoming a surplus recipient, please contact us at info@anewfound.org.

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JRP November Newsletter

Check out our most recent news at http://conta.cc/1SdatkO.

Many thanks to volunteer Sarah Emery Bunn of Bliss Mission Communication Consulting for publishing the newsletter and to Mark Rice, nonprofit consultant, for writing the great article!

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Jericho Road Pasadena Office is Closed

in honor of Veterans’ Day. More information about the City’s ceremony to honor veterans is at http://cityofpasadena.net/EkContent.aspx?theme=Navy&id=8589941856&bid=2970&style=news.

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