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.

Dec 01 2007 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director, TSNE MissionWorks
On Monday, November 26, 2007, Wayne Glynn, information systems director at TSNE MissionWorks since 2000, passed away. Wayne, beloved by his fellow staff members, clients and associates, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2006.  He fought the disease... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Nov 17 2007 | By TSNE
Elena Letona, former executive director of Centro Presente, Inc., spoke at our 11th Nonprofit Workout Luncheon Plenary (November 17, 2007) about non-profit organizational leaders’ need to derive their “power” from constituent leadership. → More
Categories: Leadership
Nov 17 2007 | By TSNE
Patricia Brandes, senior advisor at the Barr Foundation, spoke at our 11th Nonprofit Workout Luncheon Plenary (November 17, 2007) about the role of foundations in building a network of nonprofit leaders that goes beyond organizational boarders – linking... → More
Categories: Leadership
Nov 17 2007 | By TSNE MissionWorks
Chrystal Kornegay, deputy director of Urban Edge, speaks about developing leadership within nonprofit organizations – supporting emerging leaders to support the development of leadership skills at all levels within organizations. → More
Categories: Leadership
Jul 13 2007 | By TSNE
Progressive change can only happen through a concerted, sustained commitment. Everyday community-based and other nonprofit organizations work to improve citizens’ lives, and our work is critical to the health of the communities we serve – whether at the local... → More
Categories: Leadership
May 01 2007 | By Jonathan Spack
A few days ago, TSNE hosted a group of leading nonprofit capacity builders from Japan. It was fascinating to compare notes with our guests about the nonprofit sectors in these two economically and technologically-advanced societies (not to mention our mutual... → More
Categories: Leadership
Jul 01 2006 | By Virginia Vaughan, TSNE MissionWorks
Like many Americans seeing Hurricanes Katrina and Rita pummel the Gulf Coast last fall, I wanted to do more than just watch the news and say “That’s really awful.” The initial human impulse is to want to help, preferably as directly and immediately as... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Jan 01 2005 | By Jonathan Spack
A few weeks before the 2005 Nonprofit Workout conference, I was contacted by a representative of the hotel workers union, UNITE HERE, asking that we move our conference from the Hyatt Regency Cambridge to another venue. It was then that I first learned about... → More

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