Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Apr 27 2016 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications, TSNE MissionWorks
Dr. James O’Connell shares stories from a new book that illustrates an incredible journey spanning three decades of caring for the homeless. → More
Tags: Healthcare
Jan 21 2015 | by Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps.
In Seattle, if you’re a person of color and you walk down a dark alley late at night and you feel like you’re being followed, it’s probably someone trying to do some community engagement: “Psst…hey buddy—Go Hawks!—you want to attend a summit? It’s about... → More
Apr 14 2014 | By Trina Jackson, Inclusion Initiative Program Coordinator, Third Sector New England
According to a recent article in The New York Times, Boston ranked third highest on the list of cities with growing income inequality, behind San Francisco and New York. → More
Feb 25 2014 | By Heather Harker, Director of Programs, TSNE MissionWorks
As TSNE MissionWorks embarks on a deeper reflection upon what it means to shift power and influence in our society – our ultimate goal – we must also wrestle with the unique role and potential of capacity builders within that context. Given that capacity... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Tyra Sidberry, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Director, TSNE MissionWorks
There seems to be much consternation, replete with hand-wringing and soul searching, about the research findings from the study “Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first Century,” authored by Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE
You’re hosting the annual dinner meeting between your board of directors and the community advisory committee when your board treasurer comments that the newest members of the committee “certainly help us meet our diversity quotas, so we won’t have to worry... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Tyra Sidberry, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Director, TSNE
TSNE’s Diversity & Inclusion Initiative is a unique resource for nonprofits working to create inclusive organizational cultures that support equal opportunity and access to power and influence. → More
Feb 13 2013 | By TSNE MissionWorks
In 1990, a group of Boston-area funders established the Diversity Initiative. The program, today called the Inclusion Initiative, provides technical assistance and funding to Greater Boston nonprofits committed to increasing their capacity to meet their... → More
Jun 17 2009 | By TSNE
The Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (DII) kicked-off its Conversations with …, a lecture series exploring issues of diversity and inclusion, with a June 17, 2009, address by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, renowned Georgetown University professor, CNN pundit, a... → More
Feb 01 2009 | By Tyra Sidberry, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Director, TSNE MissionWorks. Denise Moorehead contributed to this article.
With the global economic crisis, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and tense relations between and among countries from Europe to Asia to the Middle East, Barack Obama – the United States’ first African-American president – is front and center on the world stage... → More

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