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Leading in the Age of COVID-19 – Sector Leadership Spot

May 11, 2020

By Brian J. G. LaChance, Esq., United Way Worldwide When considering a topic important to our sector, times being what they are, only one came to mind: COVID-19. I’m not a medical professional nor a politician, so I can only approach the subject from a participant leadership perspective. As a member of United Way Worldwide’s […]

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Better Together. . . A New Expression – Sector Leadership Spot

May 4, 2020

By Kenneth Johnson, The Salvation Army Recently The Salvation Army joined with others in making the heart-breaking decision to cancel preplanned conferences. For our organization it was a National Advisory Organizations Conference planned under the theme “Better Together.” In these unprecedented times our silent enemy COVID-19 decided to send us all to our separate global […]

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Rallying for Disability Rights in the time of COVID-19?

April 27, 2020

By Peter V. Berns, The Arc It has been more than a month since the Coronavirus changed our day to day life and impacted the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans. But did you know that the current pandemic poses an even greater risk to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, common conditions like […]

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Supporting Your Team During Times of Unprecedented Change – Sector Leadership Spot

April 13, 2020

By Monisha Kapila, ProInspire Over the past month, people across the United States have realized we are in a moment of unprecedented change as we face the Coronavirus pandemic. Human services organizations are at the frontlines of this pandemic as our country’s key institutions solely focused on making communities stronger. So how should you support […]

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Tips for Converting Conferences – Sector Leadership Spot

April 6, 2020

By Susan Tomlinson Schmidt, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance It has been an unprecedented few weeks with the impact surrounding the coronavirus taking many of us by surprise — this is especially true for nonprofits with upcoming in-person conferences, fundraisers and trainings. Making the transition from in-person to online during “normal” times can feel taxing to organizations […]

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