When was the last time you left a panel discussion – that most ubiquitous of nonprofit and civic sector experiences – feeling like, yes, that was really worth my time? My guess is that it’s
Just two weeks into 2013 and our pledge to caring community thrives. Three of our partnerships with grantmakers illustrate what I mean:
Two simple words. Quite a lofty ambition.
And yet, as I stood surrounded on the evening of December 11 by a diverse group of friends and colleagues at Community
I once experienced a caring community -- an experience brought to the fore recently by a sudden loss that has deeply saddened many here in Los Angeles and beyond, myself included.
More than 40 leaders from a host of
Critics hammered NBC broadcast executives recently for linking the excitement of the quadrennial Olympic Games to their deranged new reality series “Stars Earn Stripes.” Clever packaging, indeed,
I summoned my inner philosopher this summer and participated in a Great Books seminar offered at my son’s high school. Whether he had us reading excerpts from Thoreau or Aristotle, Ayn Rand or
A few years ago, Shawn Landres and Joshua Avedon produced a report looking at Jewish nonprofit ventures that thrust them to the forefront of thinking
Colleagues in the group Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) recently crowd-sourced their collective brain and came up with a list of resources dealing with
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