Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Nov 17 2007 | By TSNE
Elena Letona, former executive director of Centro Presente, Inc., spoke at our 11th Nonprofit Workout Luncheon Plenary (November 17, 2007) about non-profit organizational leaders’ need to derive their “power” from constituent leadership. → More
Categories: Leadership
Nov 17 2007 | By TSNE
Patricia Brandes, senior advisor at the Barr Foundation, spoke at our 11th Nonprofit Workout Luncheon Plenary (November 17, 2007) about the role of foundations in building a network of nonprofit leaders that goes beyond organizational boarders – linking... → More
Categories: Leadership
Nov 17 2007 | By TSNE MissionWorks
Chrystal Kornegay, deputy director of Urban Edge, speaks about developing leadership within nonprofit organizations – supporting emerging leaders to support the development of leadership skills at all levels within organizations. → More
Categories: Leadership
Jul 13 2007 | By TSNE
Progressive change can only happen through a concerted, sustained commitment. Everyday community-based and other nonprofit organizations work to improve citizens’ lives, and our work is critical to the health of the communities we serve – whether at the local... → More
Categories: Leadership
May 01 2007 | By Jonathan Spack
A few days ago, TSNE hosted a group of leading nonprofit capacity builders from Japan. It was fascinating to compare notes with our guests about the nonprofit sectors in these two economically and technologically-advanced societies (not to mention our mutual... → More
Categories: Leadership
Jul 01 2006 | By Virginia Vaughan, TSNE MissionWorks
Like many Americans seeing Hurricanes Katrina and Rita pummel the Gulf Coast last fall, I wanted to do more than just watch the news and say “That’s really awful.” The initial human impulse is to want to help, preferably as directly and immediately as... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Jan 01 2005 | By Jonathan Spack
A few weeks before the 2005 Nonprofit Workout conference, I was contacted by a representative of the hotel workers union, UNITE HERE, asking that we move our conference from the Hyatt Regency Cambridge to another venue. It was then that I first learned about... → More

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