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As capacity builders, we are often called in at last minute (or later) to help organizations get out of a crisis. What are practical realistic steps we can recommend? What are the benchmarks an organization should look at as it climbs out of a crisis? How can you tell whether something is a crisis or an endemic problem? Is it ever too late to help? In this fast paced webinar, Kim Klein will take you through some ways to deal…Find out more »
Like many nonprofit organizations, service providers are committed to building the capacity of our communities to increase health, safety and well-being. We know, however, that service provision alone will not solve the systemic issues our communities face. Luckily, more and more organizations are building an integrated model that incorporates both critical services and strategies for social change. This interactive webinar, led by Frances Kunreuther (Director), will include Building Movement ProjectÕs process for incorporating social change models into social service work;…Find out more »
Join Project Team member Kim Klein on her upcoming webinar from the Nonprofits Talking Taxes series. Nonprofits are a huge part of CaliforniaÕs economy in addition to being the main social safety net, the main source of education, art and culture, and environmental protection and preservation. Tax cuts have really affected our ability to do our job and impacting the communities we serve - we need to speak up. To do that, we need to understand CaliforniaÕs tax and budget…Find out more »
Join Project Team member Kim Klein on this free webinar as she discusses the role of Nonprofits and the Common Good, as part of the Talking about Taxes series. Nonprofits need to see themselves as a "common good lobby" to advocate for the ideas that people are more important than profit, that some things are simply not for sale, and that our job is to "create a society in which it is easy to be good." But how do we…Find out more »
As long-term leaders in the nonprofit sector think about life after they leave their current jobs, two things become clear: They are not planning to move into traditional retirement, and they want to continue to contribute to the common good. Based on the report The New Lifecycle of Work: Long-Term Nonprofit Leaders Prepare for their Future, this webinar will explore the implications for all generations of the new, longer work life and the various ways that leaders at all levels…Find out more »
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 »