When Community and Labor Join Forces

Parent, Student and Teacher Partnerships that Yield Systemic Change Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld On March 31st, I sat down for a fast-paced webinar with two veteran organizers, and I knew our conversation couldn’t come at a more crucial time. With labor regulations under attack at the national level and community groups increasingly under-resourced, people’s movements face new challenges to […]

Tools for Reflecting on Leadership

A Vision for Change Written by Caroline McAndrews With each new report BMP produces, we try to capture new and emerging data and share it with leaders in order to help spread learning and ideas for building strong organizations led in sustainable ways.  Sometimes, however, it’s not always easy to put those ideas into practice.  […]

Building Unlikely Partnerships to Create Change

A Series of 5% Shifts Written by Caroline McAndrews Most communities have a wide range of groups aimed at addressing the needs of community members; however, due to both the complicated structure of government services and the tendency to focus on one issue area, it can often be challenging for organizations to work together to […]

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