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Power Station

Mar 30, 2020

Think about this: messaging campaigns about complex issues, from climate change to drug pricing, have 280 characters in a tweet (up from 140) and less then 20 seconds of audio, to inform and persuade. Celinda Lake, renowned pollster and political strategist, helps labor unions, nonprofit advocates and political hopefuls...


Mar 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed our nation’s dysfunctional systems, but it also reveals what works. As our president equivocates about what can be done, mayors and governors are stepping up to fill the void. They are setting up testing sites, procuring ventilators, and building hospital units. And nonprofit leaders...


Mar 16, 2020

 

It is safe to say that we are living in extremely stressful times. The president rules more than governs and his rhetoric and policies reflect and encourage overt acts of racism and sexism. His relentless focus on border walls and deportations have created chaos in immigrant communities. And now we are grappling...


Mar 9, 2020

What happens when a nonprofit decides to make a shift and tackle its mission at a deeper level? That is the journey that Bread for the City, frontline service provider to Washington DC’s lowest-income residents started on 8 years ago. Since its founding in 1974, BFC has been the go-to resource for people in need...


Mar 2, 2020

What makes an advocacy organization exceptional? It starts with a vision for tackling inequity that engages constituents in advocating for themselves. In the case of the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, it is a dedication to social policy that ensures decent housing for our nation’s lowest-income renters. These...