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

May 03 2016 | By Active Living By Design
Discover this fresh new model of community-driven change for creating healthy communities. → More
Tags: health, community
Apr 27 2016 | Sandy St. Louis
Dr. James O’Connell shares stories from a new book that illustrates an incredible journey spanning three decades of caring for the homeless. → More
Mar 01 2016 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer
A new report finds that the impending shift in nonprofit leadership in New England threatens a sector that already suffers from fundamental structural deficits and a lack of investment. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 10 2016 | By Heather Harker
Our colleagues at the Building Movement Project worked with exiting and incoming leaders as well as transition consultants nationally—including a group of TSNE’s consultants and executive transition experts—to create this practical report (with tools!) to... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 09 2016 | By Dr. Anne Litwin, Ph.D., Anne Litwin & Associates
Negative stereotypes about women are everywhere, and when we internalize them, we usually do not realize it. Yet carrying these internalized stereotypes can influence our behaviors toward other women. For that reason, it is important to begin to notice how... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Nov 16 2015 | By Anna Spack, Contributor
The Blue Butterfly Collaborative takes a unique approach to children’s educational media and its impact in international development. With the goal of helping media producers in low- and middle-income countries produce, design and distribute high-quality... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Sep 10 2015 | Sandy St. Louis
The field of software development — and the technology industry in general — is overwhelmingly dominated by men. According to Ada Developers Academy (Ada), 85% of software programmers are male. → More
Categories: Social Justice
Sep 09 2015 | Sandy St. Louis
“Never quit. And never give up hope,” advises Sheila Denion, Project Director for the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty (CNADP), in the wake of another landmark ruling to repeal capital punishment, both prospectively in 2012, and now... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Aug 27 2015 | By Lyn Freundlich, Senior Consultant, Human Resources
On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule that would increase the number of workers eligible to receive overtime pay. The proposal would require a minimum annual salary of $50,400 ($970 a week) for a position to be classified as exempt... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Jun 17 2015 | By Hez Norton
TSNE MissionWorks' newly released report Leadership New England: Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector, based on responses from more than 1,200 executive directors and board members from the six New England states, issues a wakeup call for the... → More
Categories: Leadership

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