INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

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
Categories: Social Justice
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
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
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
TSNE is a small organization with a big mission and an even bigger vision. That means we have to be as smart and strategic as we can about the way we allocate our limited resources. Given the universe of need, our challenge in providing capacity-building... → 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
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