INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Feb 13 2014 | by Ross Peizer, Third Sector New England
As the body of this article was being posted, Peizer attended a forum in which journalists discussed how “disaster fatigue” is causing Americans to turn off to news about New Orleans and disasters in general. This started a conversation among a small group of... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014
Chefs Collaborative, a NonProfit Center tenant organization, along with TransFair USA and Third Sector New England, hosted a late October discussion and film screening with Tadesse Meskela, general manager of the Oromia Coffee Farmers Co-operative Union (... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014
When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast on August 29 and just three weeks later Hurricane Rita cut a deadly path through Florida, Texas and Louisiana, community-based organizations from across the United States were the first to respond.  While... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014 | By Elena Letona, Former Director, Organizational Learning and Research
May Day – for some, the day is a celebration of spring. For others, it is a call for help. But for the immigrant rights movement, May Day is International Workers’ Day. Celebrated on May 1 in many countries throughout the world, May Day honors the workers... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014
In honor of Women’s History month, Michelle Sedaca, development and communications assistant at Casa Myrna Vazquez, interviewed local organizations advocating for women. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
During our nearly 50 years of operation, Third Sector New England has repeatedly witnessed non-profit organizations serving as the primary stewards of our core societal values. Nonprofits have been at the forefront of the struggle for fair labor standards,... → More
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Feb 13 2014 | by Jackie Cefola
It is holiday time once again; time for celebration, reflection and the giving of gifts. This year’s gifting feels particularly challenging because of our volatile economy and the resulting impact on people we care about: what is an appropriate gift for... → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Jennifer Fitch, Fiscal Sponsorship Team Accountant Third Sector New England
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
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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, Executive Director Third Sector New England
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

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