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Power Station

Dec 30, 2019

Join me for an entirely different kind of Power Station episode. This is a look back, with the very talented audio engineer and producer Rob Ford, at why I created Power Station, how personal experience shaped my vision for nonprofit advocacy, the under-reported role of nonprofits in crafting policy solutions...


Dec 23, 2019

So much is at stake in America in the year ahead. The 2020 presidential election and decennial census will be markers in history, a time for communities to stand up and be counted or a perilous step backward. For low-income, immigrant and communities of color, in particular, the stakes are tremendously high and...


Dec 16, 2019

Jon Pratt builds community, influence and power every day. He leads the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, a trade association for organizations that provide services in the arts, education, affordable housing, health and the environment. Just as chambers of commerce represent the interests of the business community,...


Dec 9, 2019

Diane Yentel leads the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, the nation’s most influential champion for ending housing poverty and homelessness in America. It is a respected presence on Capitol Hill and in state houses where legislators know that their reports and testimony are evidence-based and accurate. In recent...


Dec 2, 2019

We value higher education but make it hard to access, particularly for low-income and people of color. Students may not have counselors to guide their search for colleges and scholarships. The cost of applications can be prohibitive. It takes a dedicated network of motivated adults to connect young people...