Equipping nonprofits to advance social change

Tag: Civil Society

Three Emergent Themes

Every six months, we spend four packed days with our Project Team to discuss the Building Movement Project work and direction, and to hear what our team members are seeing and thinking about in their everyday work. We always work hard in these meetings, but we also make time to... more

“Neoliberalism & Marketization” Revisited

Last month, the Building Movement staff and project team discussed two articles on the connections between neoliberalism, marketization and the current realities of the nonprofit sector. Co-Director Sean Thomas-Bretifeld reflects on what came out of that discussion, how these issues have impacted the nonprofit sector as a whole, and where we can go from here.

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What do “Neoliberalism & Marketization” have to do with the nonprofit sector?

Here at Building Movement, we often talk about the importance of devoting time for learning as the first step in the Transformation process of integrating social change values and activities into the work of service agencies. Our Staff and Project Team also focus on learning and reflection in our own work, especially at our semi-annual Project Team meetings. For our meeting later this month, we are reading two articles on Neoliberalism and the Marketization of the Nonprofit Sector. Co-Director Sean Thomas-Breitfeld reflects on the tough critiques and interesting questions raised by the articles. Read more for links and to join in on the discussion! more