Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Oct 03 2014 | By Trina Jackson, Inclusion Initiative Program Coordinator, Third Sector New England
On September 22, I was one of nearly 400,000 people from all over the world who took to the streets of New York City to call for action on climate change and to demand climate justice. → More
Categories: Social Justice
Aug 26 2014 | By Jonathan Spack
As I write this, there are many things we don’t know – and may never know with certainty - about the circumstances that led to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. What we do know is that another unarmed black teenager is dead. Shot down by police... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Apr 14 2014 | By Trina Jackson, Inclusion Initiative Program Coordinator, Third Sector New England
According to a recent article in The New York Times, Boston ranked third highest on the list of cities with growing income inequality, behind San Francisco and New York. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
In a new report titled Structured Leadership, Alternative Models for Distributing Power and Decision-Making in Nonprofit Organizations, the Building Movement Project set out to identify and document examples of non-traditional non-profit leadership structures... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
Before getting serious about developing a multi-tenant facility, it’s important to determine if your group or organization has the internal capacity to take on such a complex and time-consuming project. The first question to ask, though, should be: Will this... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Apr 23 2013 | By Jonathan Spack
I’m a native Bostonian, born and raised in the city that is now emerging from its greatest modern-day trauma. The streets where the surreal events of mid-April unfolded are familiar territory. I’ve been at the marathon finish line more than once to cheer on... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Jul 01 2010 | By Jennifer Fitch, Fiscal Sponsorship Team Accountant, TSNE MissionWorks
Recently Jennifer Fitch, a team accountant with TSNE, traveled to Haiti as part of a medical mission. She shared some of her experiences with fellow members of the NonProfit Center upon her return. → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2010 | By Elena Letona, Associate Director, National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities
I’ve been thinking about whether love, mercy and compassion are values worth embracing in today’s political discourse and public policy-making. The question may seem a no-brainer, but when it comes to immigrants and immigration policy, there is so much anger... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Mar 01 2009 | By TSNE
In honor of Women’s History month, Michelle Sedaca, development and communications assistant at Casa Myrna Vazquez, interviewed local organizations advocating for women. → More
Categories: Social Justice
Dec 01 2007 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director, TSNE MissionWorks
On Monday, November 26, 2007, Wayne Glynn, information systems director at TSNE MissionWorks since 2000, passed away. Wayne, beloved by his fellow staff members, clients and associates, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2006.  He fought the disease... → More
Categories: Social Justice

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