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Unbreaking America: A NEW Short Film about Solving the Corruption Crisis

Find out how you can get involved at http://represent.us Our government is broken, and we have to fix it. RepresentUs board member Jennifer Lawrence and Director of RepresentUs Josh Silver, walks through three lines that show what's wrong with…
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Intersectionality of Race, Reproductive Justice and Law - Khiara Bridges

The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School is an opportunity for selected faculty members to impart final words of wisdom on the graduating class. Profess...
Mar 12
Lee Cruz's video was featured

"A Story Like Mine" // Halsey speaks at the 2018 Women's March in NYC // 20th January '18

Halsey gives a powerful, moving and truthful speech/poem to the masses at the 2018 Women's March in NYC. Source: https://twitter.com/halsey/status/9548079917...
Mar 5
Lee Cruz's video was featured

Growing Entrepreneurs 2018, Video by Travis Carbonella

The New Haven Land Trust’s Growing Entrepreneurs Program works with New Haven high school-aged students who develop small-business ventures to solve problems...
Feb 26
Collab's video was featured
Feb 19
Susan Huizenga's video was featured

Dr. Andrea June with Georgian Lussier ~ MidLIFE Matters ~ WPAA-TV

Dr. June shares clinical information in a practical way, with a healthy dose of optimism for aging adults. She offers caregiver tips, explains the difference...
Feb 12
Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo's video was featured

Take a tour of Chapel Haven Schleifer Center, Inc.!

We've completely transformed our campus. Take a tour with President Michael Storz!
Feb 5
Lee Cruz's video was featured

Wildlife and The Wall

The Rio Grande area as you have probably never seen it before.
Feb 5

NPQ & YNPN Series on Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

A Museum’s Transformation: Cleveland Museum of Art Goes Deep for Inclusion

The CMA has adopted an explicit racial equity lens in support of its vision to become “a global leader among museums.” The test, of course, is whether the organization follows through on its plan.

What Does It Look Like for a Community to Own Its Future?

In today’s world—perhaps more so than at any other time in recent history—the future of places big and small will not be determined by a singular leader or multinational corporation but rather by the people who live there. This article is the latest installment in the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series co-sponsored by YNPN and NPQ.

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Last week I presented a session at the  Nonprofit Technology Conference called “Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact,” with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice.

We each tackled a different aspect of resilience. … Read More “Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace”

Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning

Before I get to the topic of using posters to make your workshops or meeting more interactive (and fun), I want to wish you a Happy International Women’s Day!  The photo above is from a mini-workshop I did as part of Wake International’s “Tech2EmpowerUSA.” at Twitter Headquarters this week. … Read More “Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning”

The Surprising Secret to Improving Employee Engagement

Note from Beth: In my own work on activating a culture of wellbeing, employee engagement is a key component to success. My colleagues, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter, have just published a new book, “The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement (For Millennials, Boomers, and Everyone Else) which provides a wealth of practical information and strategies.

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Techsoup

What is new in Leo 0.6?

We pushed Leo 0.5 to a limited beta in early March and collected lots of interesting feedback. The team is listening and crunching through all that feedback and adapting Leo to improve UI/UX as well as the relevance of the underlying machine learning models. Here is a summary of the changes we are pushing out […]

Introduction to Leo 0.5

Sometimes you want to follow high volume publications like The Verge, NY Times, or VentureBeat because you trust them, but you are only interested in narrower topics, trends, or mentions. Reducing noise and information overload is a problem we care passionately about. We have been working over the last 12 months on a new feature […]

Premium Fonts

Feedly Labs has been a really interesting experience for us because it has helped us get a deeper understanding of who the Feedly community is and how we can better serve you going forward. One of the insights we learned last fall is that the community seems to care deeply about typography. Based on that […]

Deduplication Skill – Leo

It is frustrating to be skimming through your feeds and run into duplicate articles. This happens for example when you have overlapping keyword alerts where two different keywords exist in the same article. It also happens when some sources publish the same articles into different RSS feeds. Finally, it happens a lot when a company […]

The Next Generation Feedly Mobile Has Arrived

Six months ago, we launched the Feedly Lab and invited 4,000 Feedly users to participate in the design and testing of the next generation of the Feedly mobile application. Today, we are excited to launch the result of that work. You can download the new app for free on the App Store and Google Play. […]

GuideStar

This Giving Season, Find a Worthy Charity with Online Reviews

Redwood City, December 16, 2013/GreatNonprofits.org and GuideStar (http://www.guidestar.org/?utm_source=Release&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=12.16.13_GNP_Release_HP)/- GreatNonprofits (http://greatnonprofits.org/), the largest nonprofit review site (think Yelp for nonprofits), lets people quickly find charities doing the most good, helping them donate wisely in this season of giving. Donors can find worthy nonprofit organizations based on nearly 200,000 real-life stories of impact, written by volunteers, donors and beneficiaries. For years, people were urged to look at overhead ratios (

Philanthropedia Identifies Highest-Performing Nonprofits in Two Cause Areas: People with Disabilities (National); and Climate Change (Bay Area)

Donors Searching for Worthy Charities to Support This Holiday Season Get a Helping Hand with Top Nonprofit Rankings Washington, DC—December 5, 2013—Philanthropedia (http://www.myphilanthropedia.org/), a division of leading nonprofit information provider GuideStar (http://www.guidestar.org/?utm_source=Release&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=12.5.13_PhilRankings_Release_HP), today announced new rankings of the top 16 nonprofits supporting people with disabilities nationally and the top 18 nonprofits working on climate change in the San Francisco Bay Area. The rankings are based on in-depth

Financial SCAN 2.0 Delivers Deep Analysis of Nonprofit Financial Fitness

GuideStar and Nonprofit Finance Fund Upgrade the Only Online Service for Clear and Comprehensive Nonprofit Financial Health Assessment WASHINGTON, D.C. and NEW YORK, N.Y.–Nov. 19, 2013–Today GuideStar (http://www.guidestar.org/?utm_source=Release&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=11.19.13_FinSCAN2.0_Release_HP) and Nonprofit Finance Fund (http://www.nonprofitfinancefund.org) (NFF) launched version 2.0 of Financial SCAN (Situation and Comparables ANalysis), the only online service that provides comprehensive yet easy-to-understand analysis of U.S. nonprofits’ financial health. Financial SCAN (http:
 

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Blog Posts

Unpacking the Power of Privileged Neighborhoods

Posted by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2019 at 2:14pm 0 Comments

A new study shows that growing up in an affluent community brings “compounding privileges” and higher educational attainment—especially for white residents.,,

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Dear White Teachers: You Can't Love Your Black Students If You Don't Know Them

Posted by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2019 at 11:07am 0 Comments

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Dear White Teachers: You Can't Love Your Black Students If You Don't Know Them
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Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

Posted by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2019 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

The arts can be a source of joy in a child’s day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables.…

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How to prepare yourself for a good end of life

Posted by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2019 at 5:52pm 0 Comments

My parents lived good lives and expected to die good deaths. They exercised daily, ate plenty of fruits and vegetables, and kept, in their well-organized files, boilerplate advance health directives. But when he was 79, my beloved and seemingly vigorous father came up from his basement study, put on the kettle for tea, and had a devastating stroke. For the next 6½ years, my mother and I watched, heartbroken and largely helpless, as he descended into dementia, near-blindness and misery.…

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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Building Women’s Futures

Only by reckoning with the past are we able to create a society that honors the dignity and wellbeing of all Americans. In recognition of Women’s History Month, we shine a spotlight on three LISC sites where our work is led by women and supports women in the communities we serve—and aims to build a future where everyone can thrive and prosper.

Impact Investing Expert Will Lead LISC’s New Atlanta Office

Dale Royal, a community developer with 30 years’ experience bringing economic development, affordable housing and transportation opportunities to underserved neighborhoods, will be the inaugural executive director of LISC’s newest office in Atlanta, GA. LISC has already invested $18 million in Atlanta for workforce and youth development projects, and our SBA lending affiliate, immito, has just closed its first transformative loan in the city. Royal’s arrival will take that commitment to another level, leveraging his expertise in connecting communities with the capital to help them flourish.

A LISC Leader Named “History Maker”—Just in Time for Women’s History Month

Candice Streett, executive director of LISC Virginia, has dedicated most of her working life to community development in Virginia. As she prepares to “downshift” from the position, she is being honored as a 2019 Richmond History Maker by the historic Valentine Museum, for her efforts on behalf of the city’s communities and her innovative economic development initiatives. In an interview with The Community Foundation, she reflects on the lessons from her journey. The most important one? “I’ve learned that we need to always listen first to those who have the most at stake—neighborhood residents.”

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