1. Voices from the Field: The Oppression Olympics & The Critique of MBK

    This post originally appeared on the Nonprofit Quarterly blog at https://nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/24893-the-oppression-olympics-the-critique-of-my-brothers-keeper.html Voices from the Field: The Oppression Olympics & The Critique of MBK WRITTEN BY RAHSAAN HARRIS AND AKILAH WATKINS-BUTLER There is an important feminist critique of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK), an initiative promoted by President Obama, which warrants examination. Some have called MBK...

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  2. NGeners Rock!, The Boat

    This guest post was authored by Pickett Slater Harrington, Manager, Program and Practice, Independent Sector NGeners Rock!, The Boat I’ve spent a number of years working alongside NGeners – talented, intelligent, energetic and emerging social sector leaders that range in age from late Generation Xers to Millennials. Here are four characteristics that I’ve...

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  3. Enough is Enough | Creating a Safer America

    This guest post was authored by Danielle Vabner. I still remember the day my family relocated to the quaint New England town of Sandy Hook, Connecticut. It was a sticky summer day in July of 2005. Sandy Hook was the epitome of the “suburbs”: beautiful, spacious homes, endless amounts of trees,...

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  4. EPIP Boston as a Community of Practice

    by Caitlin Fisher, co-chair of EPIP Boston I’ve spent the past few years learning about network theory and communities of practice in my role as deputy director of the Prime Movers fellowshipprogram at Hunt Alternatives. For those unfamiliar with this concept, a community of practice by definition it is a group of people informally...

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  5. Call for Papers On Philanthropy Consulting

    This post was originally published on Philanthropy411 and was authored by Kris Putnam-Walkerly.   The Foundation Review has issued a Call for Papers for an issue focused on philanthropy consulting. The March 2015 themed issue, co-edited by the National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers,  will explore quality, trends and impact in a significant component of philanthropic...

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  6. New to the field? This one’s for you.

    This post first appeared on the Foundation Center’s GrantCraft blog. GrantCraft, a service of the Foundation Center, taps the practical wisdom of funders to develop free resources for the philanthropy sector. New to the field? This one’s for you. Folks who are new to the field often request a glossary of terms just to make sure...

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  7. Register for JAG Unity Summit before 4/15/14 for Early Bird Rates

    JAG Unity Summit Register by April 15th and Save!  Member – Early Bird: $475 Non-Member – Early Bird:  $550 After April 15th:  Member – Regular Registration: $625 Non-Member – Regular Registration: $700 Register now online at:  https://www.greenmoonsolutions.com/jag2014/ Who is JAG? JAG consists of seven identity-based JAG partner organizations – Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE),...

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