Stories From Nov 2019

Nov 27, 2019

Rewind: Ep 11: On The Table

Thanksgiving is a time to gather around the dinner table. In this episode we are taking a look back at a special episode we did last year where we heard voices from residents of Charlotte, NC doing just that.

Nov 25, 2019

11.25.19 US News

Jackie Robinson Foundation receives scholarship program funds, Larry Kinitsky joins board of trustees of Helen Keller Services, Nonprofit HR publishes diversity practices survey results, and more.

Nov 25, 2019

11.25.19 NC News

SECU Foundation awards $1 million grant to Addiction Recovery Care Association, Urban Ministries of Wake County raises $107,000 at Stone Soup Supper event, Triad Health Project to host film screening in honor of World AIDS day, and more.

Nov 20, 2019

Ep 44: Heart of Service

What is a clue to a successful mission? One clue is that your nonprofit is so impactful, that it inspires the beneficiaries to come back and work. This is a common story at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. In this episode, former Club kids London Reeves and Shyah Dickerson talk abut the influence of their Club experiences and why it's important to have voices like theirs in the corporate office.

Nov 18, 2019

Board Diversity as a Social Change Agent – Part 1: How It Works

Board diversity isn't just a buzzword or a box to check. Boardable's Jeb Banner explains how a diverse and dynamic board creates change in communities and opens up lines of communication where previously there were none.

Nov 18, 2019

Affecting Systemic Change as a Nonprofit Organization: A Support, Not a Savior

In order to create systemic change nonprofits must work not only with each other, but also leverage the power of the communities they set out to serve.

Nov 18, 2019

11.18.19 US News

Wells Fargo Foundation makes $10 million grant to build network of Latinx-led nonprofit business lenders, American Heart Association launches youth e-cigarette campaign, and the Institute for Women's Policy Research holds leadership "passing the torch event," and more.

Nov 18, 2019

How Mission Can Drive a Leader in the Day to Day

Simply put the mission is everything for the nonprofit leader. Whether a small nonprofit just starting out, or a large nonprofit looking to realign, the mission will guide the day to day and the future.

Nov 18, 2019

11.18.19 NC News

Golden LEAF and NC State University open Food Innovation Lab, Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina supports 12 local children's organizations, the city of Winston-Salem prepares for "Helping Hands Day," and more.

Nov 13, 2019

Ep 43: They Need to Know

Do we have a right to clean air and water, a stable climate, and a healthy environment? It turns out that, constitutionally, we don't. Delaware Riverkeepr, Maya van Rossum, is trying to change that by fighting for environmental protections with constitutional law. Maya and community advocate, Kate Stauffer, talk about the Green Amendment movement, the importance of community, and what it means to use and tell other people's stories for the cause.