The Promise and Potential of Place-Based Leadership Programs

[This post was first published on NCRP’s blog] Photo courtesy of LeaderSpring.
By Cynthia A. Chavez
Editor’s Note: This piece is the third in a series featuring leadership development experts on the value they’ve found in NCRP’s new report,Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (Missed?) Philanthropic Opportunity. For past posts, click here.
In the early 1990s, I had an inspiring mentor, Dr. …   Read more

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Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership Webinar: Key Take-Aways

Yesterday, NCRP hosted Cultivating Leadership in Movement Building, a webinar designed to accompany the recent release of their report, Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (missed) Philanthropic Opportunity.  Ryan Schlegel, who co-authored the report, moderated and the speakers were Jodie Tonita, Pia Infante, and Taj James. Each speaker discussed why cultivating leadership in the realm of social …   Read more

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Reconstructing Philanthropy from the Outside In

This article was originally published here
A funder-to-funder take on how to create breakthrough social change.
The Empire State Building is one of the seven modern wonders of the world. Yet when it was built, the most revolutionary aspect wasn’t its architecture or the height. The less-acclaimed, quantum leap was in the construction practices that the contractor, …   Read more

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Giving People Access to Choice

When the goal is building a bridge between social justice and finance, work has to happen on both sides; this is the practice of the Transform Finance Institute for Social Justice Leaders Conference, which I attended this past weekend. Held at Oakland’s Community Bank of The Bay, this year’s conference-the second ever-included leaders from nonprofits …   Read more

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Family As The Center: Forward Together Moves Across Issues

Policy change, culture shift, and movement building for women, children, and families… these are just a few key actions Forward Together takes in their intersectional race, gender, and sexuality work. They represent marginalized families through cross-issue programs throughout the nation. Forward Together aims to create conditions that reflect the multi-dimensional reality of families today. Many …   Read more

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