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”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Freedom of the Press

By Liz Hensler 9/2//2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about freedom of the press. Read: Freedom of the Press, Background (History.com) 2020 World Press Freedom IndexContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Freedom of the Press”

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  All of the content or ideas I had planned for the year were no longer applicable.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”

The Cowardice of Comfortable Language

By Steven Joseph July 15, 2020 I will not waste your time giving you the historical backdrop of our current (and long-standing) race crisis. The evidence is right there for you to consume. This is for those who stand on the wrong side of history. Not to “bridge gaps in understanding,” because us Black &Continue reading “The Cowardice of Comfortable Language”

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”