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Nonprofits, we need to move away from the hierarchical decision-making model purpose

Jan. 14, 2021 10:06 am

Nonprofits, we need to move away from the hierarchical decision-making model

Guest columnist Sam Chenkin offers four ideas of how to share power with the people you serve.
FAFSA is being simplified. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to come purpose

Jan. 13, 2021 12:00 pm

FAFSA is being simplified. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to come

The good news is that it will go from having 108 questions to 36 questions. The not-so-good news is that this simplified form will not be available to students until October 2022.
Opinion: This is how coup d’états end purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion: This is how coup d’états end

"In my op-ed here back in November, I wrote '[a]s we have seen in the past few days, supporters and politicians are taking [Trump] literally and seriously — and we need to be vigilant.' We were not vigilant," says guest columnist Ben Goebel.
Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against asymptomatic infections and mutated viruses? people

Jan. 7, 2021 12:00 pm

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against asymptomatic infections and mutated viruses?

An immunologist answers 3 questions about the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines.
How do I talk to my students about what happened? purpose

Jan. 7, 2021 8:42 am

How do I talk to my students about what happened?

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins says she may not know how to answer her students' questions on yesterday's mob attack on the Capitol, but she shares her approach and the resources that can help.
The Enterprise Center’s $1M initiative aims to transform Black and brown cleaning businesses into certified disinfectors purpose

Jan. 6, 2021 12:00 pm

The Enterprise Center’s $1M initiative aims to transform Black and brown cleaning businesses into certified disinfectors

While 'Pro Disinfect' seeks a very specific outcome, it holds potential as a replicable and scalable model for racial equity, says ImpactPHL guest columnist John Moore.
How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021 purpose

Jan. 5, 2021 8:00 am

How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021

Guest columnist Laurel Mellin offers some techniques from emotional brain training that can help people break free of stress when they get stuck on negative thoughts.
Nonprofit AF: 21 tips to make getting back to work this week more bearable purpose

Jan. 4, 2021 8:00 am

Nonprofit AF: 21 tips to make getting back to work this week more bearable

"Seriously, can we all just agree to turn off our cameras? No one is going to look good this week," says Vu Le in an amusing first column of the new year.
US nonprofits raised $2.5 billion on #GivingTuesday in 2020 funding

Dec. 21, 2020 8:31 am

US nonprofits raised $2.5 billion on #GivingTuesday in 2020

The donations received as a consequence of the December 1 online event increased by 25% from 2019, says guest columnist Abhishek Bhati. In May, #GivingTuesdayNow raised more than $503 million specifically for pandemic relief.
Opinion: Public voice is important in decisions regarding our public schools purpose

Dec. 17, 2020 9:17 am

Opinion: Public voice is important in decisions regarding our public schools

Decision-makers need to have a true partnership with stakeholders in order to truly engage the public, says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.

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