Non-Profit Spotlight

In an earlier post I discussed how nonprofits must reassess how they do business in a climate that is becoming more economically and socially hostile.  An organization doing that is DC Central Kitchen.  To cut down on food costs, they buy “seconds” from farmers in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania: food that has blemishes and therefore … Read More »

Non-Profit Crisis: It's More than Leadership

With baby boomers approaching retirement, I have come across many articles offering advice on what to do to prepare for the next generation leaders. The advice focuses on ways to make the field more appealing to young people: offer more mentorships, allow for the usage of social media, create more opportunities for advancement, and encourage … Read More »

Just How Radical Are We?

I recently came across this great piece by Rosetta Thurman in which she compares the willingness to make mistakes among Baby Boomers and Generation Y. One line in particular stood out to me: “Young people are afraid to risk failure for the sake of the greater good.” When thinking of social justice, I am often … Read More »