Do you have a fabulous, fun idea for an event that could raise money for Nolose? The Nolose community supports the organization in a whole range of awesome ways. Some folks volunteer, some folks donate, and some folks hold fundraisers. We’re excited to announce that Nolose is offering community members seed money to host fundraising… Continue reading » Nolose is Providing Seed Money for Community Fundraisers!
News and Announcements
Nolose is looking for new Board members! Do you want to help set the direction of Nolose and contribute to running a nonprofit? Now’s your chance! We’re looking for fundraisers, for people to take over social media and website maintenance, and for folks experienced with and enthusiastic about organizational development, facilitation/mediation, legal issues, event planning,… Continue reading » Seeking Applicants for the Board of Directors
Glorious Nolose community! The Nolose board is looking for expert advice in making a plan for our organization to work more effectively for trans justice and address transmisogyny and cissexism in Nolose. The board is looking for a group of thick and fat trans folks, especially trans women and transfeminine people, especially people of color,… Continue reading » Trans Justice Working Group–Call for participants
On May 18, 2017, Dot Nelson-Turnier passed away. Dot was the founder of NOLOSE. The Nolose board would like to honor Dot’s life and work, which has changed hundreds of lives. In the late 90s and early 2000s, Dot had the idea to get lesbian women who were doing fat justice and liberation work together… Continue reading » Honoring Dot Nelson-Turnier
Nolose is thrilled to announce our most recent grantees! Our team of community volunteers and Small Projects Across the Land committee members from the board recommended funding eight of the fourteen project applications after participating in a collaborative decision-making process, and the board approved their recommendation after review. Nolose has approved grants totaling $4,925 in… Continue reading » Nolose’s Regional Grantees!
Nolose is looking for an Accountant Admin starting at 5 hours a month! Fat people, Black and Indigenous people and people of color, trans people, queer and same gender loving and Two Spirit people, women, and disabled people are encouraged to apply. See the details of the job here, and send your resume and a brief… Continue reading » We’re Hiring!
Lovely fatlings and fighters for fat justice everywhere! Because November has been a rough month for–most of us, the Nolose board has decided to extend the deadline for applications to our regional grant program (“small projects across the land,” or SPAL) to 11:59PM Pacific standard time, Sunday, December 4. If you are working on a… Continue reading » Deadline for regional grant applications extended to December 4!
If you have a fabulous idea for building fat queer and trans community but need a financial jumpstart (or know someone who does), NOLOSE is ready to help. Small Projects Across the Land (SPAL) grants range from $100 to $1,000, and are designed to give a boost to folks marginalized within fat activist communities and… Continue reading » Get Funding for Your Project!
During the weekend of August 13-14, 2016. the Nolose Board of Directors held a board work retreat at CompassPoint Nonprofit Services (https://www.compasspoint.org) in Oakland, California. The goals of the work retreat were to: Build bonds among NOLOSE Board members Plan the next three years of NOLOSE’s focus and programming Map out organizational priorities, create benchmarks,… Continue reading » Board Retreat Report and Our Six Current Priorities
Glorious Nolose community! The Nolose Board is picking up steam! And we have three announcements. The first is that, since we completed the 2015 conference and subsequently lost several board members at the completion of their terms, the Board is not longer planning a 2016 national conference. The board is taking the next few months… Continue reading »