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August 17, 2017

The social entrepreneurs who succeed through their work with Community Partners come from many backgrounds, yet each shows a “maker” bent. While all of us, to one extent or another, are takers and

October 14, 2015

The advent of a Presidential election year promises a year-long season ahead during which public officials, the democratic election process itself, and the government institutions critical to our

September 16, 2015

A talented, creative young man sat in my office recently and expressed frustration with the difficulties he was facing in trying to find a job that matched his interests, skills and, most

July 14, 2015

Greece’s perilous posture in relation to its Eurozone partners should make everyone working in networks perk up and pause.  During the last year of repeated standoff and negotiation, something

June 17, 2015

Cooperating, coordinating, collaborating with other groups – all three behaviors can amplify a nonprofit’s effectiveness in addressing the needs of people and communities. However, building

May 20, 2015

What excites you about coming to work every day, an interviewer asked me recently. My answer? I get to see people at their very best. Every day, someone walks in our door and they want to do good

April 16, 2015

Diversity on nonprofit boards of directors matters. Done intentionally, it leads to greater inclusion and social equity among people of all races, ethnicities and backgrounds. Ask Yvette Chappell-

March 16, 2015

Of all the sorrows humanity has inherited short of murder and war, ignorant, ingrained racial hatred challenges communities and society as a whole to take stock of both our civic culture and our

February 17, 2015

Every news story in some way has political meaning.

Coverage of social media trends tells a story of the changing nature of human relationships, the essence of politics. A feature on any

January 20, 2015

As the Community Partners board of directors enters a new era with board member terms and limits on maximum years of service, our long-time and highly valued board member Bill Choi, a founding

December 15, 2014

U.S. Secretary for Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald hoped to make lemonade from lemons when he insisted that “better customer service” would fix all that ails the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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