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Here's an interesting set of thoughts from Dr. Eugene Fram who discusses nonprofit board roles "beyond the by-laws". I'm interesting in learning your takeaways. Also, as another thought, I propose that what's not contained in a board's by-laws might be contained in the board's governing policies. John Carver proposes that such policies be divided into those that are focused on mission (mission, purpose and values and strategic direction); those that are specific to the board; those that are…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 31, 2014 at 9:08am — No Comments
Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 30, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
A social impact bond WAVE is building. Both sides of the political aisle are exploring. It's all about pay-for-performance funding. Like them or not, nonprofits need to surf this billion$ experiment. http://onforb.es/1lRmStP
Added by Rob Leighton on July 29, 2014 at 1:11am — No Comments
Increasing Transparency In Health Care Costs – IMPORTANT!
Understanding Observational Status for Medicare Users In Hospital
YOU AND YOUR PARENTS HAVE MEDICARE? DON’T GET ZAPPED WITH UNEXPECTED MEDICAL BILLS!
Hospitals, health systems, hospital-owned private practices et al are using every avenue to increase consumers out-of-pocket costs. Facilities…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 28, 2014 at 7:47am — No Comments
Which of the following tool (s) has the best prospect of making your board meeting THE EVENT of the month or quarter or whatever:
*planning and choreography (including food)
*actionable agenda items
*nonve of the above
*all of the above
I believe if you checked "all of the above" you would be correct. Each of these activities can contribute to making happier and productive board meetings. Without these…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 26, 2014 at 11:52pm — No Comments
FISH OF GREATER NEW HAVEN, INC. – JOB POSTING
for public dissemination
July 23, 2014
Position: Executive Director
FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc., is seeking a self-motivated, highly organized, and ambitious Executive Director (ED). The ED will administer and, in most cases, actively carry out operations of the organization, including program services, finances, development and fundraising,…Continue
Added by Steve Werlin on July 24, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments
We invite readers to visit and read our comprehensive blog on Domestic Violence and the work of
"A Call To Men."
Some National Domestic Violence Statistics:
• Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.
• Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 21, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Have you been looking to boost capacity at your organization? Are you interested in becoming an Ally host site for the 2014-2015 year? Read on!…
Added by Emily Gallagher on July 21, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments
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PARENTS HAVE AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN PREVENTING BULLYING.
StopBullying.Gov is a very informative web site with excellent resource information about every aspect of bullying. We highly recommend visiting the site.
Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 15, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments
An editorial in today's New York Times discussed state and federal government crackdowns on private for-profit colleges and in particular, Corinthian College.
In the editorial, the paper notes:
Last year, the California attorney general, Kamala Harris, sued Corinthian, charging that it had lied to students and investors about job placement rates for its graduates. The company advertised job placement rates as high as 100 percent for certain programs, when, in some cases, there…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 14, 2014 at 3:58am — No Comments
Happy July 4th To All,
I received a note from a friend of mine and I would like to share the message with all:…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on July 4, 2014 at 1:18am — No Comments
IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org), a dynamic nonprofit organization in New Haven CT, has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Operations Manager. IRIS helps refugees and asylees— people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to the US by the federal government—to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their communities. IRIS currently serves clients…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on July 3, 2014 at 2:48am — No Comments
IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org), a dynamic nonprofit organization in New Haven CT, has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Reception & Placement (R&P) Case Manager. IRIS helps refugees and asylees— people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to the US by the federal government—to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their communities.…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on July 3, 2014 at 2:34am — No Comments
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