INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

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, 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
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, Third Sector New England
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
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, Third Sector New England
You may remember that a couple of months back I shared a letter with you written by Third Sector New England to our pension program provider TIAA-CREF (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association). The letter, endorsed by the members of our board of directors... → 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
March is Women’s History Month, commemorated to acknowledge women’s past struggles for social and political equality. But more importantly, it is a time for the world to look ahead and celebrate the untapped potential and opportunities that await future... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
I don’t go to a lot of conferences, but when I do, what I like most about the experience is meeting new people and being surprised by new information. More often than not I come away with a couple of new ideas to try or some great new contacts. Sometimes I... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014 | 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

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