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Kristen Holway, Senior Manager, Learning Practice Five months have passed since the March 22 ... Snohomish County Mary Jane Brell-Vujovic , division manager, housing & community services, Snohomish County Laura Byers ... Phone: (503) 378-2911 http://www.oregon.gov/OMD/OEM/Pages/index.aspx Washington Military Department Emegency Management 20 ... more »
Kristen Holway, Senior Manager, Learning Practice After decades of public service and reaching ... most promising projects is the quarterly Healthy Congress Index , which provides the public with essential metrics for evaluating ... “good government” and Snowe and Grumet both pointed to Index results as a sign that Congress may be governing and legislating better ... more »
The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond is a collective of anti-racist community organizers and educators committed to building an anti-racist movement. Founded in 1980 by Ronald Chisom and Jim Dunn, the organization's national office is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The People’s Institute Northwest supports and coordinates Undoing Institutional Racism (UIR) workshops as well as providing technical assistance and organizing support to community based organizations, educators, social service agencies, government, faith based organizations, prisoner organizations, coalitions for social change, and youth groups.
Kiran Ahuja | On a recent trip to Anchorage, after engaging with local philanthropic leaders and learning about Alaska’s unique attributes and challenges, it dawned on me the many lessons funders in the lower 48 can glean from Alaska’s philanthropic leaders. In a geographically large state with a small population, funders wear multiple hats and coordinate easily across organizations to address formidable challenges – including homelessness, lack of affordable housing and healthcare services, access to high-quality P-16 education, workforce development and much, much more.
From this recent visit and in my role with Philanthropy Northwest over the past year, I’d like to share my observations about the unique positioning of philanthropy in Alaska. more »
... of the next generation and the participation of the founding donor. The study reveals a number of important trends that not only ... and will be shaping the field for years to come: Donor-advised funds and social enterprises might get all of the headlines, but ...
Audrey Haberman, Managing Partner, The Giving Practice | People often assume that everyone else agrees on certain fundamentals like strategy, values or approach. Sometimes they do; other times not so much. To draw out these assumptions, we have used a range of sorting exercises that can be both enlightening and thought-provoking. more »
Regional philanthropic organizations have been quick to respond to the immediate needs of communities devastated by the mudslide that occurred along SR 530 in Oso, Washington on March 22. more »
We are all stunned and saddened by the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon on October 1, 2015. In the aftermath of this tragic event, many of you have reached out for advice on how to help. Nonprofit and philanthropic organizations on the ground in Roseburg are actively seeking ways to assist, including assessing community needs in the wake of this event, evaluating resources across sectors — including strengths and gaps — so that they can most quickly and effectively coordinate and provide support to a community that will need help in healing the wounds from this tragedy for many years to come. more »
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... Partner, The Giving Practice Anjana Pandey, Member and Donor Relations Director The start of a new year tends to be a time of ... more »
... forever. On the United Nation’s Human Development Index, which measures a country’s development status, Nepal is ranked ... Philanthropy . The one-hour webinar, for grantmakers, donor-advised fund holders and Philanthropy Northwest members, will explore the ... more »