Three Emergent Themes

Voice of the Poor, Trickle-Down Funding, Support for Leaders of Color Written by Frances Kunreuther 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 […]

“Neoliberalism & Marketization” Revisited

Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld By Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, Co-Director 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. Both articles reflected many of the frustrations expressed by colleagues and organizations on the ground about how budget cuts, competition for funding, and the focus on metrics can get in […]

What do “Neoliberalism & Marketization” Have to do With the Nonprofit Sector?

Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld Posted by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, Co-Director 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 are always trying to address tough questions facing the […]

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