Better Resources for NGOs Serving Undocumented Students

By Jeff Simon 8/1/2020 I am a former Program Manager at iMentor, an organization providing high school students with the resources and mentorship guidance to prepare for post-secondary pathways. I am now a law student and planning to practice nonprofit immigration law and advocate for more humane immigration policies in the US. Resource sharing, inContinue reading “Better Resources for NGOs Serving Undocumented Students”

I Am a Burnt-out, Financially Deprived, and Mentally Depleted Social Media Manager That Has Had to Work During a Global Pandemic and 2nd Wave Civil Rights Movement

By Ejolee Mitchell 7/30/2020 Like many social media managers in the world, the plans I had for myself, and my work became irrelevant.  All of the content or ideas I had planned for the year were no longer applicable. I had to change my entire workflow – that had been laid out since June 2019Continue reading “I Am a Burnt-out, Financially Deprived, and Mentally Depleted Social Media Manager That Has Had to Work During a Global Pandemic and 2nd Wave Civil Rights Movement”

Pros and Cons of Doing a Service Year

By Liz Hensler July 17, 2020 Cover photo belongs to Corporation of National & Community Service My senior year of university I was shooting the sh*t with one of my favorite professors (Hi Dr. Kibbe!) and she asked every graduating student’s least favorite question: what are you doing next? I told her I was mostContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Doing a Service Year”

Sexual Harassment and Physical Boundaries in the NGO space

trigger warning: The links attached to this article contain explicit stories of sexual violation in the context of NGO work. By Liz Hensler July 12, 2020 This weekend, I watched “Bombshell” for the first time – the movie about the sexual harassment scandal at Fox News and the women who came forward (as an aside,Continue reading “Sexual Harassment and Physical Boundaries in the NGO space”

Equity in Internships – The Pipeline of Privileged Hiring in Non-Profits

By Sarah Ushay July 12, 2020 Summer has fully descended upon us, and if we were in any other world situation, companies around the country would be welcoming their summer interns into their offices. For recent college graduates looking for their first full time role, these internships populate their resumes and remain there for theContinue reading “Equity in Internships – The Pipeline of Privileged Hiring in Non-Profits”

Action Steps for Anti-Racist Work in your NGO

By Liz Hensler July 1, 2020 In building an anti-racist organization, it’s important to remember that change does not happen overnight. We are in this for the long haul, as we should be. Change management is key – as is remembering that all individuals, including your leadership, are at different stages of learning and unlearning.Continue reading “Action Steps for Anti-Racist Work in your NGO”