10 Political Podcasts to Get You Ready for Election Time

By Liz Hensler 9/17/2020 Being stuck at home these last six months, like many of us, I’ve found myself obsessively consuming content about the upcoming US election, issues of social and racial justice, and increasingly tense politics in this country. Specifically, I’ve been endlessly streaming political podcasts (I’ve spent more time with Jon Lovett thanContinue reading “10 Political Podcasts to Get You Ready for Election Time”

7 Key Skills for Non-Profit Staff and Free/Low Cost Opportunities to Grow

Liz Hensler 9/8/2020 The non-profit industry is as subject to inequity in skill development and upward mobility as for-profits. Non-profits notoriously pay staff low wages, while also prioritizing the hiring of people already possessing specific skills and experience. The career advantages then are given to staff who already have the personal financial means to seekContinue reading “7 Key Skills for Non-Profit Staff and Free/Low Cost Opportunities to Grow”

Get Involved: 11 Organizations Fighting For Police Reform

By Liz Hensler8/27/2020 After months of on-going protests, calls to action from across sectors, and a massive shift in the conversation around race and white supremacy, the horrific shooting of Jacob Blake by police officer Rusten Sheskey and subsequent murders of protestors Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum by white supremacist terrorist, Kyle Rittenhouse, in Kenosha,Continue reading “Get Involved: 11 Organizations Fighting For Police Reform”

Innovators to Follow: Humanitarian Aid and International Development

By Liz Hensler 8/10/2020 In large part due to the rippling effects of the Black Lives Matter movement across industries, the humanitarian aid sector has brought long overdue conversations about racism, colonialism, North/South dichotomies, and disempowering funding dynamics to the forefront. While on a spectrum, there seems to be a few schools of thought –Continue reading “Innovators to Follow: Humanitarian Aid and International Development”

Connect (Virtually): 20 Summer Learning Events

By Liz Hensler 7/23/2020 Due to COVID-19, almost all events have been moved to a virtual space. Luckily for us, this means anyone can join from almost anywhere in the world. Here is a round up of a few upcoming opportunities to engage with organizations and different topics: July: Our Voices. Our Votes. Our Time.Host:Continue reading “Connect (Virtually): 20 Summer Learning Events”

26 Instagram Accounts to Follow: Undoing Anti-Black Racism

By Liz Hensler July 13, 2020 One common mistake White people or non-Black PoC make when they are new to undoing anti-Black-racism work is asking their Black friends or family questions they could easily find answers to with a Google search. For people in your life whose lived experience is dealing with frequent, if notContinue reading “26 Instagram Accounts to Follow: Undoing Anti-Black Racism”