Tag Archives: Policy

On Poverty and more: Recent Articles on the Nonprofit Quarterly Newswire

8 Feb

Since June, after over 100 contributed articles, I’ve taken a break from my regular stint as a newswire writer for the Nonprofit Quarterly. But now I’m somewhat back in the saddle, albeit at a less intensive level. Here are the last three published articles.

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Food Policy, Money and Politics, Helping the Homeless and Garlic Wars: Recent Nonprofit Quarterly Articles

18 Apr

This batch of articles covers a wide range of topics, from foreign policy to an ultra-local battle over ownership of a longstanding event; from how the wealthy may disproportionately influence politics, to a pragmatic grassroots project to help the homeless. I also include an article from NPQ’s Editor-in-Chief, Ruth McCambridge. The Nonprofit Quarterly is based in Boston, just blocks from where the explosions occurred. In her article written in the raw hours right after the bombs, Ruth’s reflections are full of compassion, grief, and grace.

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Recent Nonprofit Quarterly Articles: A Valentines Day Connection

14 Feb

“Bringing Sexy Back” is the theme of my most recent article for Nonprofit Quarterly. Yes, it relates to nonprofits,and yes, there’s more!

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The privileges and responsibility of citizenship

31 Oct

The disconnect between being a citizen and acting like a citizen has troubling policy implications. That’s the message of a remarkable op-ed article today in The Oregonian by Sergio Cisneros, a young Latino college student.

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Outcome-based pay, transparency, innovation: New NPQ articles focus on these trends

20 Aug

My most recent contributions to Nonprofit Quarterly focus on three forces shaping public perception of nonprofit performance: outcome based payment models, financial health and transparency, and capacity for innovation.

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Nonprofits as economic engines, mixing religion and politics, the “glee effect” and more: Recent NPQ contributions

30 Jun

In recent newswire articles for the Nonprofit Quarterly, I’ve covered a landmark study of Oregon’s nonprofits that documents the sector’s surprising economic impact, as well as the impact of the recession. The links below span a wide range of additional topics, including the wisdom of mixing religion and politics, corporate responsibility, and how arts education fosters civic engagement.

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Recent articles on the Nonprofit Quarterly Newswire

20 Mar

There is a season for everything, and apparently this past month hasn’t been one for blogging! Here, however, are my most recent newswire articles, covering such topics as funding trends and social enterprise. NPQ has revamped its website, so I encourage you to check out all the good content while you are there!

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Five new postings from the Nonprofit Quarterly newswire

19 Oct

Yet another installment of recent postings on the Nonprofit Quarterly newswire. The subjects include: questionable public policy moves, a troubled nonprofit and an effective one, and a new wrinkle in the Occupy protests.

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Challenging, creative times in the nonprofit world

13 Sep

Latest postings for the Nonprofit Quarterly Newswire, starting with an inspiring chain of small kindnesses in Salem Oregon.

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Social impact bonds, economy and heart

29 Jun

More recent contributions to the Nonprofit Quarterly Newswire:

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