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In our newest report, At the Crossroads: The Future of the LGBT Movement, the Building Movement Project explores how local, state and national policy advocates and organizers see the future of the LGBT movement. Based on interviews and an in-depth survey, the report finds that while leaders from LGBT organizing, policy and advocacy organizations recognize the important gains and momentum made in the struggle for same-sex marriage equality, they also see the focus on marriage as a double-edged sword. Many…Find out more »
Service providers have more reach into low-income communities than any other institutions except the government. Yet many service organizations barely tap the enormous potential of their clients and staff to be a force for positive change in communities. From small volunteer programs to large agencies, all service organizations can build the voice and power of their constituents and clients, and integrate social change values into their everyday work. This webinar will draw on a series of reports by the Building…Find out more »
"The North Carolina CenterÊforÊNonprofits is pleased to host the third webinar of our ""Walking the Talk: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in North Carolina Nonprofits"" series.ÊBuilding Movement Project (BMP) co-director Frances Kunreuther will discussÊRace to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap, the first report in BMPÕsÊRace to LeadÊseries that explores why there are so few leaders of color in the nonprofit sector. Based on results from a national survey of over 4,000 nonprofit staff members, the report finds that people…Find out more »
When parents, youth, community members and educators join together, they can move mountains. Amidst this groundswell of grassroots education organizing and mobilization across the country, Schott Foundation and Building Movement Project are proud to release a groundbreaking new report, Keeping Students First: Building Community Labor Partnerships for Strong Schools. Keeping Students First is designed to support community and labor groups that are ready and willing to engage in meaningful relationship building and collaboration to address systemic opportunity gaps that have…Find out more »
The 2018 Alliance Webinar Series continues on May 23 with featured presenter Sean Thomas-Breitfeld of the Building Movement Project. Sean will present findings of their recent ÒRace to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership GapÓ research project. The webinar begins at 12 EST/9 PST. Members may register at no cost and non-members are welcome to participate for $49. TheÊpresentation will be followed with responses and perspectives from professionals experienced inadvancing racial equity in the field, including an executive director and…Find out more »
Now, more than ever, direct service organizations are being called upon to advocate for individuals as well as for policy change. By integrating service and social change, organizations can continue to effectively provide needed services, while addressing the root causes that make services necessary. You may be wondering:¥ What would integrating service and social change look like for your organization? ¥ What are some steps you can take, no matter where you are in the process, to more actively engage…Find out more »
Join us on April 18th at 2pm EST for a FREE webinar on our latest report -ÊRace to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector. This report takes an intersectional approach to analyze BMP's data from over 4,000 staff in the nonprofit sector. The study reveals the systemic barriers women of color face as they ascend to leadership and the continued challenges once they get there. After a brief presentation of the findings, discussantsÊwill react to the report and…Find out more »
Videoconference presentation by BMP Co-Director Sean Thomas-BreitfeldÊto share the research and work from the Race to Lead series, specifically focusing on the CEO report and California report, with the Bay Area Capacity Building Funders Group.Find out more »
Building Movement Project's national report onÊWomen of Color in the Nonprofit Sector,Êreleased earlier this year, demonstrates thatÊ"women of color encounter systematic obstacles to their advancement over and above the barriers faced by white women and men of color."ÊÊFurther, race and gender influence career outcomes in the sector more than education levels, training, ambition, and awareness of leadership careers.Ê Author of the report and Senior Research Associate Ofronama Biu will present key findings in the areas of: How women of color…Find out more »
Building Movement Project's national report on Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector, released earlier this year, demonstrates that "women of color encounter systematic obstacles to their advancement over and above the barriers faced by white women and men of color." Further, race and gender influence career outcomes in the sector more than education levels, training, ambition, and awareness of leadership careers. Author of the report and Senior Research Associate Ofronama Biu will present key findings in the areas of:…Find out more »