INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Jan 25 2016 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Third Sector New England
Flu season is back. Flu activity most often peaks in February and can last into May. In New England and across the nation, employers are gearing up for the yearly problems that come with this time of year. The most recent weekly U.S. report from the CDC shows... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Nov 16 2015 | By Anna Spack, Contributor Third Sector New England
The Blue Butterfly Collaborative takes a unique approach to children’s educational media and its impact in international development. With the goal of helping media producers in low- and middle-income countries produce, design and distribute high-quality... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Sep 10 2015 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, Third Sector New England
The field of software development—and the technology industry in general—is overwhelmingly dominated by men. According to Ada Developers Academy (Ada), 85% of software programmers are male. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Sep 09 2015 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, Third Sector New England
“Never quit. And never give up hope,” advises Sheila Denion, Project Director for the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty (CNADP), in the wake of another landmark ruling to repeal capital punishment, both prospectively in 2012, and now... → More
Aug 27 2015 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Third Sector New England
On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule that would increase the number of workers eligible to receive overtime pay. The proposal would require a minimum annual salary of $50,400 ($970 a week) for a position to be classified as exempt... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Jun 17 2015 | By Hez Norton, Director of Partnerships and Leadership Initiatives, Third Sector New England
Third Sector New England's newly released report Leadership New England: Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector, based on responses from more than 1,200 executive directors and board members from the six New England states, issues a wakeup call... → More
Categories: Leadership
May 05 2015 | By Roberta Rosenberg, M.Ed.
Forty years of experience have given me lots to think about the challenges facing the nonprofit sector today. During my career, I worked for five nonprofits in the fields of developmental disabilities, aging, and domestic violence; negotiated service delivery... → More
Apr 17 2015
Third Sector New England's Emerging Consultants Training will engage a diverse learning community of social change leaders who are interested in increasing their understanding of organizational development and building consulting skills to support... → More
Jan 21 2015 | by Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps.
In Seattle, if you’re a person of color and you walk down a dark alley late at night and you feel like you’re being followed, it’s probably someone trying to do some community engagement: “Psst…hey buddy—Go Hawks!—you want to attend a summit? It’s about... → More
Jan 05 2015 | By Gretchen Upholt, MPA, Consultant Financial Management Associates
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly common “buzzword” in the nonprofit and funder communities. As funder priorities shift towards investing in sustainable organizations, there is increasing need for organizations to refocus their budget development... → More
Categories: Financial Management

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