Mobilize.org Launches Target 2020

For the first time in the 21st century, the current generation of college-aged Americans will be less educated than our parents. Fewer than 46% of students at 4-year universities complete their degree within 6 years and only 3 out of 10 students attending community colleges complete their 2-year associate degree within 3 years. If the current student […]

BMP Team Members Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The front page story in last week’s Chronicle of Philanthropy featured the staff of the SouthWest Organizing Project, along with their Executive Director, Building Movement Project Team member Robby Rodriguez.  The article addressed the potential negative effects of a growing generation gap, and can be accessed on the Chronicle of Philanthropy website by subscribers. In an accompanying piece featuring […]

American Express NGen Fellows – including BMP’s Trish Tchume – Release Leadership Report

Independent Sector’s American Express NGen Fellows program gives emerging nonprofit leaders an exceptional opportunity to strengthen their capacity for future impact. Over the course of nine months, fellows collaborate with other talented under-forty leaders, interact with established mentors, and contribute to Independent Sector’s work on nonprofit impact and leadership. The inaugural cohort of the American Express […]

The Color of Change: Inter-ethnic Organizing and Leadership for the 21st Century

Building Movement Project Director, Frances Kunreuther and Project Team member Robby Rodriguezwere among the 50 participants at the The Color of Change: Inter-ethnic Organizing and Leadership for the 21st Century, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The meeting was organized by Professor Manuel Pastor to discuss his paper on youth organizing among communities of color as a […]

Leadership Development and Beyond

In October 2009, the Ms. Foundation for Women led a collaborative 2-day leadership symposium focused on how to most effectively advance the leadership of young women of color, transgender and gender non-conforming people of color (TGNC POC) in movements for social justice. Held in collaboration with the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, the New York […]

Working Across Generations’ Featured on SavannahNow

The Business of Nonprofits: New generation taking up nonprofit leadership mantle by Sarah Todd, manager for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, has featured Working Across Generations in a recent article that addresses inter-generational relationships within organizations.  Todd writes that: “Much has been written about how to approach the challenges of working across generational divides in organizations.  As the […]

Where Do We Go? A New Career Narrative

Over the past decade, nonprofits have increased their interest in developing leadership as well as attracting and retaining a skilled work force. One motivator has been alarm that the aging baby boom generation will retire from the workplace during the next decades, creating a labor force gap particularly in leadership. But things have changed during […]

NonprofitNext Report Quotes Dir. of BMP

A new report produced by NonprofitNext, a research initiative of La Piana Consulting that explores the future of the nonprofit sector, quotes Building Movement’s Director, Frances Kunreuther on the intergenerational workplace.  In approaching the topic of generational change within nonprofits, Kunreuther insists that, “It starts with dialogue and learning how to appreciate each other… but it is more than talking. […]

BMP Leaders Featured on NCRW Big Five Blog

Frances Kunreuther, Director of Building Movement Project, and Project Team Member, Helen Kim, recently contributed to the annual Women’s Leadership Symposium in New York City.  Their contribution to the event as keynote speakers on leadership development has been documented by co-presenter, Kyla Bender-Baird, Research and Programs Coordinator for the National Council for Research on Women, on the organization’s […]

Retirement USA

Last week, the Building Movement Project signed on as a supporter of Retirement USA, a national initiative that is working for a new retirement system that, along with Social Security, will provide universal, secure, and adequate income for future retirees. Convened by five organizations – the AFL-CIO, the Economic Policy Institute, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and […]

© 2021 All Rights Reserved