The Trumpification of the Gen Z Workforce

Written by Megha Patel Generation Z, considered the most diverse generation and the last to be majority white, is already beginning to transform the American workforce. Pew Research defines Generation Z as individuals born after 1996 who have never experienced lack of access to technology. For the nonprofit sector, this generation is an opportunity to implement […]

Organizations and Leadership

Written by Frances Kunreuther Recently, we have been getting a lot of requests to talk about two of our reports that came out a few years ago, Structuring Leadership: Alternative Models for Distributing Power and Decision  and What Works: Developing Successful Multigenerational Leadership. Both reports focus on the way organizations operate and the role leadership plays in the […]

BMP Welcomes New Project Team Members!

The Building Movement Project is excited to announce the addition of two new members to our Project Team! Dushaw Hockett and Andrea Plaza will begin their tenures on the team this month, though they have already been contributing to Building Movement Project work.  Most recently, Andrea has been one of the leaders on a project […]

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld Joins BMP as Co-Director

The Building Movement Project is happy to announce that Sean Thomas-Breitfeld will join the staff as Co-Director starting February 1, 2013.  Sean, along with the current director Frances Kunreuther, will be charting the direction for the Project as it continues its work strengthening the role of US nonprofits to advance progressive social change.  “I am […]

Millennials in the Workplace: BMP Guest Blog at Social Citizens

In the lead up to the Millennial Donor Summit, hosted by the Case Foundation on June 22nd, Director of Leadership & Communications, Caroline McAndrews was asked to guest blog over at Social Citizens.  Read her post about the evolution of the multigenerational workplace. Here’s an excerpt: There has been growing concern about the breadth and depth of new […]

Building Movement Project Featured in Nonprofit World

This month’s issue of Nonprofit World features both an article written by Building Movement Project Director, Frances Kunreuther, and another profiling BMP’s Director of Civic Engagement, Trish Tchume.  Frances Kunreuther’s article, Are You Prepared for the Multigenerational Workplace?, asserts that organizational success depends on taking true advantage of all that each generation offers. Later in the issue, in […]

Team Member Robby Rodriguez discusses Bridging Generation Gaps at Nonprofits

BMP team member Robby Rodriguez recently took part in a live online discussion on how nonprofit executives can promote harmony among workers with different generational outlooks. The conversation was hosted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy and also featured David Stillman of BridgeWorks, a California-based consulting company that focuses on multigenerational issues. Access the transcript of the discussion on the Chronicle of […]

BMP Featured in ACOSA’s Fall Newsletter

Bob Feikema – Director of Community Initiatives at Family Resources in Pittsburgh, PA and participant in the Building Movement Project’s Social Service and Social Change convening this past June – shares his reflections on the convening and the role of service providers in social change work on pages 9-11 of the Association for Community Organization and […]

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 […]

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