Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now and the news and issues that matter to nonprofits.

Feb 22 2021 | Nwando Obele, M.P.P., Director of Learning and Evaluation
The twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racial injustice continue to plague marginalized communities and inflict immeasurable damage. → More
Jan 28 2021 | TSNE
TSNE is pleased to announce the 22 leaders participating in our new Executive Directors of Color Capacity Support Pilot, a cohort-based pilot program for community-based nonprofit leaders of color in the Boston area. → More
Dec 09 2020 | Nwando Obele, Director, Learning and Evaluation, M.P.P.
Watch our video and download resources about the Learning Lab, our inclusive and equity-focused process for effectively responding to the emerging needs of communities. → More
Jul 23 2020 | Ning Jun Yuan, TSNE
A coalition of public, private, and nonprofit representatives working for better racial equity and mental health in Massachusetts. → More
May 12 2020 | TSNE's Consulting Team
We are all grappling with the challenges that COVID-19 has brought in different ways — drawing on different resources, perspectives, and values to make the choices that feel right for our organizations. TSNE spoke with three leaders from across the nonprofit... → More
Tags: covid19
Nov 15 2019 | TSNE
Panelists (left to right): Katie Campbell-Simons, Massachusetts Census Equity Fund; Beth Huang, Massachusetts Voter Table; Vatsady Sivongxay, Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy CoalitionWith fewer than six months to “Census Day,” April 1, 2020, it’s time for nonprofits to mobilize to make sure our communities get their fair share of resources and representation. Learn more about how the 2020 Census works and will impact your community and... → More
Tags: Census
Nov 15 2019 | TSNE
Dr. Karilyn Crockett, author of "People before Highways"Karilyn Crockett, PhD, a Lecturer of Public Policy and Urban Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses themes from her new book People before Highways: Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making, a fascinating... → More
Nov 15 2019 | TSNE
Panelists at the annual conferenceEmbedding equity and inclusion in organizations is increasingly a priority for many nonprofits. Still, with a host of new research and learning on how to structure our policies and practices to support this work, many leaders struggle to maintain momentum... → More
Sep 09 2019 | Ning Jun Yuan and Jessica Sáenz
Millennials Nonprofit Leaders of Color SpeakingOn Friday, September 6, 2019, TSNE hosted a panel of millennial leaders of color who shared their experiences in rising to the top of their organizations and the lessons we can learn to lift up others to create a stronger and more diverse sector. Millennials... → More
Mar 25 2019 | Lori Manzelli
Given the national discourse around LGBTQ+ rights and the #MeToo movement, many nonprofits are exploring how they can create more inclusive environments and foster greater gender equity in the workplace. → More

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