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Tag: Convening

Service Delivery and Social Change

In June 2010, the Building Movement Project held a convening at the Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund entitled Service Delivery and Social Change. This report offers a summary of participants’ reflections on their own ongoing efforts as well as on the evolution that has taken place in the field towards greater incorporation of social change models since the Building Movement Project’s first meeting on this topic three years earlier. The report also lays out a set of recommendations for how we can be advancing this work throughout the sector. more

Nonprofit Service Organizations and Civic Engagement

A report on a meeting of practitioners and funders that looks at how to move civic engagement forward in nonprofit service organizations and address some of the challenges that arise. The meeting was co-sponsored by Carnegie Corporation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Alliance for Children and Families, Minnesota Council on Nonprofits, and Nonprofit Voter Engagement Project. more

Building Movement vs. Building Organization

This initial study from the Building Movement Project examines the connection between the vision and mission of progressive social change organizations, and the tools and support they have for implementing their vision. We also wanted to amplify the concerns and ideas of those working in social change organizations, and to explore how to recognize and address the constraints of the current external environment and its influence on organizations building movement for social, economic and racial justice. more