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Together SC has started a number of peer networks for member organizations' staff and volunteers to join and engage in deeper conversations on certain topics.  Read about our Peer Network Dream Team. Then, join a peer network (or two) and jump into the conversation!

Currently Active Networks:
  • ED/CEOs - Join our new listserv limited to and for Executive Directors and CEOs. If you are an ED/CEO, simply log in and join the list. If you have difficulty accessing the signup form, contact Together SC Staff.
  • Advocacy Allies - This peer network is for those engaged in public policy issues, active in advocating/lobbying at the state, federal, and local levels. 
    • Chair of Leadership Team - Jamie Moon, Institute for Childhood Success / Faciliated by GP McLeer, Pecan Public Relations. Watch this intro video.
  • Black Nonprofit Leaders Group- This peer network engages those working or volunteering in the nonprofit sector who are Black, of African descent or of color. Watch this intro video.
    • Chair of Leadership Team - Nicole Echols, Harvest Hope Food Bank / Facilitated by Jessica Sharp, Sharp Brain Consulting
  • Consultant Collaborative - A membership category and a peer network for entrepreneurs and firms who provide services primarily to nonprofit organizations. 
    • Chair of Leadership Team - Dr. Shawn Edwards, The Citadel
  • Development Peer Network - For the staff "making the asks", writing the grants, finding the resources to keep the mission going.
  • Equity Peer Network - Building on the discussion groups and continuing the conversations from the "Removing our Blinders" and "Taking Immediate Action" learning cohorts, this peer network is for those interested in making equity a priority in their organizations. Watch this intro video.
    • Co Chairs of Leadership Team - Melanie Huggins, Richland Library and Ericka Wooten, Sisters of Charity Foundation / Facilitated by Beth Ruffin, The Everyday Inclusionist 
  • Operations Peer Network  - For the staff "in the weeds", the detail-oriented folks implementing the visionaries' visions, and keeping the machine well-oiled. Watch this intro video.
    • Chair of Leadership Team -Stig Rasmussen, Fact Forward / Facilitated by Miriam Dicks, 180 Management Group
  • Volunteer Admin Alliance- Building upon the work of the former SC Assoc. for Volunteer Administration (SCAVA), this peer network engages nonprofit professionals responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers. Watch this intro video.
    • Chair of  Leadership Team - Jeremy Franklin, Department of Juvenile Justice / Facilitated by Mary Dell Hayes, StopGap Solutions

How to Join a Peer Network

Joining a peer network is easy! Just log in, and go to your Member Compasstm, and click "Profile". Under "Profile Info", look for the "Peer Networks" field, and click it, and select any and all you wish to join. Then click "Save". You'll be added to the mailing list for that group! That's it!

Not yet a member, or don't have a profile? Get started here!