Job Announcements: Two New Opportunities to Join the BMP Team

We are excited to announce two new positions on the BMP team: Director, Race Equity Assessment for Learning and Finance and Administrative Coordinator. Please review the full description, responsibilities, and qualifications for each role and apply through TSNE MissionWorks’ job portal. Overview For nearly two decades, the Building Movement Project has cultivated the potential for nonprofit […]

Webinar Recap: Nonprofit Leaders of Color Confront COVID-19 & Structural Racism

Last week, the Building Movement Project hosted a webinar on the release of our newest report On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism. We presented the data, key findings, and recommendations for the nonprofit sector, philanthropy, and for systemic and policy changes. We also heard from three nonprofit leaders […]

Webinar Recap: New Mexico and the Effects of COVID-19 on Leaders of Color

As part of the research for BMP’s recently released On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism, we conducted several interviews with leaders of nonprofit organizations based in New Mexico. Given our long-standing relationships with groups in the state and the particular impacts of COVID-19 and the uprisings against anti-Black […]

Three Takeaways from BMP’s Race to Lead Revisited Webinar

The Building Movement Project (BMP) recently hosted a webinar on the findings of the newly released report Race to Lead Revisited: Obstacles and Opportunities in Addressing the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap. This webinar also featured a panel discussion with Margaret Mitchell (CEO & President of YWCA Greater Cleveland), Kerrien Suarez (Executive Director of Equity in […]

Race Equity Is Essential Work

Why Organizations Cannot Postpone It Even In Times of Crisis Written by Gerald Mitchell (Consultant, BMP Organizational Race Equity Assessment) UPDATE 5/14/2020: We’re interested in hearing examples of what your organization has done to successfully push forward race equity. Take a moment to fill out this short survey so we can share recommendations with our […]

Video: Learn More About Us!

For over twenty years, the Building Movement Project (BMP) has been working on issues related to movement building, service and social change, and leadership in the nonprofit sector. We conduct research, generate resources, and offer trainings so that organizations and individuals can work towards achieving progressive social and systems change. Check out the About Us […]

Congratulations to Detroit Community Leader, Linda Campbell

On February 21, 2020, the Mary Turner Center for Advocacy honored Linda Campbell and the Detroit People’s Platform with the Nida Donar Social Justice Award. Linda has worked for over forty years in the nonprofit and governmental sectors. Her career began in public health and social services, working at the Center for Disease Control in […]

Squads, Spaces, and Sustainable Movements

Written by Deepa Iyer Over the past three years, I have participated in the Solidarity Summit, a space for movement leaders working on racial justice issues. We meet regularly to build relationships, sharpen our political analysis, and learn about each other’s communities. Not surprisingly, our conversations often come back around to a similar question: How […]

Reflections on the 2019 NJ Nonprofit Diversity Report

Written by Catherine Foley The Center for Non-Profits just released the 2019 New Jersey Non-Profit Diversity Report, which is based on their 2018 NJ Non-Profit Compensation and Diversity Survey. While the report applies to one specific state, its findings reflect what is taking place on a larger scale in the nonprofit world, particularly the lack […]

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