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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

May 1, 2012

I was the last in a series of speakers at a recent charity fundraising event and took a few minutes in my comments to appreciate the group’s

April 1, 2012

How often do we consciously register that the rules for working in concert with our colleagues in other organizations differ drastically from the rules for working on our own?

For example,

March 1, 2012

Gather the right small group of people committed to bringing government and communities closer together and then step back in awe at the energy such a fusion releases. That simple formula –

February 1, 2012

Like many of you, we read with great interest this morning’s excellent investigative piece by Jeff

January 1, 2012

Recently, I gave a series of video interviews for a graduate leadership management course at Azusa Pacific University. If I could offer one

December 1, 2011

I recently sat down with Kimly Hoang, a student at Georgetown University. Kimly was charged with the task of interviewing me to better understand the journey of entrepreneurship. Below, I've

November 1, 2011

As we continue in our series of success stories, we hope you view these articles as opportunities to gain awareness of what your peers are doing in the community, identify ways to partner or cross

September 1, 2011

Last month, we featured the success story of one of our past projects: Girls and Gangs. This month, we are featuring WriteGirl, a project in their tenth year of fiscal

August 1, 2011

Community Partners has had over 550 projects move through our fiscal sponsorship program since we began in 1992, including our 115 currently active projects. We like to keep in touch with our past

June 1, 2011

Derek Barker, in The Kettering Foundation’s most recent quarterly Review, calls this shift “the colonization of civil society.”  He raises alarms about how nonprofits and philanthropies look today

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