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
Categories: Social Justice
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
Categories: Social Justice
Dec 01 2007 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director, Third Sector New England
On Monday, November 26, 2007, Wayne Glynn, information systems director at Third Sector New England since 2000, passed away. Wayne, beloved by his fellow staff members, clients and associates, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2006.  He fought the... → More
Categories: Social Justice

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