Monthly Archives: November 2016

Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Jen’s Choice

This Giving Tuesday, I wanted to donate to an organization that was working in several spaces to effect positive change. The Dream Corps supports economic, environmental, and criminal justice innovators — all areas that will need as much support as … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Meg’s Choice

This Giving Tuesday, I’m going back to my professional roots—social work. The social work profession has been empowering individuals and communities to improve their lives since the early 1900s by connecting people to the resources they need to improve their … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Alanah’s Choice

The burn of Hillary Clinton’s loss of the presidential election is still present. My pain isn’t from the fact that we have yet to elect a female as president of the United States. The searing feeling, for me, stems from … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Amanda’s Choice

To say the election has been a tough one for all of us, is an understatement. But the day after the election, as the city sat in an eerie silence, I received several emails from PEN America letting me know … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Lisa’s Choice

When I think about how we are going to create a better world I always come back to one essential: education. So this Giving Tuesday, in the wake of recent events that have sorely tested my faith in my fellow … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Kathy’s Choice

My Giving Tuesday gift is for the Sacred Stone Legal Defense Fund for activists protecting their land and water at Standing Rock Reservation. The Sacred Stone Camp was established April 1, 2016 as a center of spiritual and cultural opposition to the Dakota Access … more

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The People’s Sector

At a time when millions of Americans still struggle to find meaningful employment that pays a living wage the nonprofit sector deserves a bit more attention. According to The People’s Sector report by the Urban Institute (with thanks to Roger at … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Julie’s Choice

Over the past few weeks, grassroots work to advance racial and economic justice has become more important than ever. That’s why I’m making my #GivingTuesday gift to the Center for Community Change. CCC has worked for 45 years to empower low-income … more

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