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Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.
Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits purpose

Apr. 3, 2020 2:52 pm

Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits

At the recent virtual Tech in the Commons, Messy.fm’s founder offered insight into her winning techniques to 43 registered participants.
The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 16, 2020 9:00 am

The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19

"This isn’t a call to ignore precautions or put ourselves at risk. It is a call to be smart and caring, which are not mutually exclusive in this situation," says guest columnist Christine Simiriglia of Pathways to Housing PA.
We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road method

Jan. 10, 2020 7:39 am

We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road

With a 97% success rate, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has proven itself exceptional at connecting people to jobs. Guest columnist Sarah Steltz outlines how WPSI achieves its success.
Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns  method

Dec. 24, 2019 6:30 am

Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns 

In his most recent think piece, guest columnist Andrew Huff encourages emergency shelters to begin reformulating their disciplinary protocols to align with restorative justice practices.
9 takeaways from the Chamber’s speed pitching for nonprofits event purpose

Dec. 13, 2019 1:46 pm

9 takeaways from the Chamber’s speed pitching for nonprofits event

Four panelists were invited to give real-time feedback to members of four local nonprofits who were selected to pitch their next big projects.
How we use participatory, community budgeting in our emergency shelter purpose

Dec. 3, 2019 3:17 pm

How we use participatory, community budgeting in our emergency shelter

Toronto Community Housing uses it. And now the Bethesda Project's Church Program has adapted it for use in one of its shelters. The participatory budgeting model is readily scalable, says guest columnist Andrew Huff.
Who are you calling ‘vulnerable’? purpose

Nov. 21, 2019 11:50 am

Who are you calling ‘vulnerable’?

"Why do so many nonprofits say that their services exist to support vulnerable populations?" asks Valerie Johnson in this month's column. She thinks it is a catch-all phrase that plays on stereotypes.
Hey, nonprofit pros —watch your language purpose

Oct. 9, 2019 8:09 am

Hey, nonprofit pros —watch your language

Your job, as a leader, is to inspire and motivate — not to add to the stigma that your clients face, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
MENTOR IR opens conversation on masculinity at ‘Mochas & Mentoring’ purpose

Sep. 17, 2019 8:45 am

MENTOR IR opens conversation on masculinity at ‘Mochas & Mentoring’

“Whether you’re new to this discussion, whether you’re deep into the mentoring field, or peripheral to the mentoring field ... I think there will be something for everybody,” says Abigail Ellis, the organization's executive director.

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