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Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote column

Oct. 29, 2020 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote

"While addressing social justice issues is vitally important, the heart of civic engagement in our country is voting," Melissa Draganac-Hawk the school's director of student affairs told columnist Krys Sipple.
Building diversity into the fundraising profession starts with hiring column

Oct. 1, 2020 12:13 pm

Building diversity into the fundraising profession starts with hiring

Look outside of your own networks to find candidates, says columnist Valerie Johnson, and then check your assumptions and implicit bias during the interview process.
On the market: 32 jobs openings from museums to unions to youth-serving organizations column

Sep. 17, 2020 9:45 am

On the market: 32 jobs openings from museums to unions to youth-serving organizations

You know you want a meaningful job. Whether dedicated to celebrating liberty, ensuring reproductive justice or eradicating poverty, these organizations operate with purpose — and they're hiring.
Wish there were a space to regularly problem-solve with 5 or 6 of your nonprofit peers? column

Sep. 15, 2020 8:00 am

Wish there were a space to regularly problem-solve with 5 or 6 of your nonprofit peers?

Chester County Community Foundation hosts three separate Peer Learning Circles: for executive directors, development directors and planned giving pros. The deadline to apply is September 16.
Are simplified grant applications here to stay? column

Aug. 31, 2020 9:18 am

Are simplified grant applications here to stay?

After moderating a virtual Funders Forum, columnist Valerie Johnson explores the grant application changes that would make life easier for nonprofits seeking funding.
Opinion: My back-to-school challenge for you column

Aug. 25, 2020 3:09 pm

Opinion: My back-to-school challenge for you

"Now is not the time to divide, but come together," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
On the market: 29 openings at nonprofits large and small column

Aug. 14, 2020 3:57 pm

On the market: 29 openings at nonprofits large and small

Want to be an executive director? There are three listings for that top spot this week. Policy Director? There are two of those. And there are four openings for those whose area of expertise is development.
How we use restorative justice in shelter column

Aug. 11, 2020 1:27 pm

How we use restorative justice in shelter

At Bethesda Project's Church Shelter Program, guests and staff speak with each other openly about what justice means, what it looks like in their shelter community, and then decide together how to achieve it.
Don’t perpetuate harm while parading it as diversity column

Aug. 3, 2020 7:29 am

Don’t perpetuate harm while parading it as diversity

The many nonprofits that are rushing to recruit people of color to their board and executive staff are likely unprepared to provide truly inclusive spaces for those folks, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
What homeless encampments can teach us about the state of nature column

Jul. 17, 2020 8:20 am

What homeless encampments can teach us about the state of nature

"When people live on the margins of society and government, they do not necessarily or inevitably descend into chaos, anarchy, or violence," says columnist Andrew Huff.

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