Entries for October 2018

Great Teams Hold Each Other Accountable

Melissa Mendes Campos // Sunday, October 21, 2018

Great Teams Hold Each Other Accountable

Are you just "going along to get along," or are you committed to doing the work of an effective team?

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Categories: Nonprofits, Foundations, Leadership
Tags: accountability, human resources, management, organizational culture, workplace

An Interview with Elizabeth Whittaker-Walker, Raymond Whittaker Design

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, October 17, 2018

An Interview with Elizabeth Whittaker-Walker, Raymond Whittaker Design

Elizabeth Whittaker-Walker reflects on her rich experiences at the intersection of policy and education and the lessons learned along the way on her journey to self-discovery, self-mastery, and co-creating a good world for us.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: collaboration, community, evaluation, funders, grantmaking, networks, organizational structure, philanthropy, research, social sector, strategy

An Interview with Eva Paterson, President and Co-Founder, Equal Justice Society

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, October 10, 2018

An Interview with Eva Paterson, President and Co-Founder, Equal Justice Society

Eva Paterson opens up about her journey as a civil rights lawyer, why working in coalitions is like herding cats, and how she remains a force for good in this moment of Trumpism.


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Categories: Leadership
Tags: accountability, advocacy, collaboration, government, politics, public sector, social justice, vision

Mergers, Fake Equity, and the Quest to Make America Possible

Makiyah Moody // Friday, October 5, 2018

Glenn Harris has 25 years of experience working on issues of race and social justice in partnership with community groups, foundations, and government agencies dedicated to building a more just and democratic society. In 2017, Race Forward merged with the Center for Social Inclusion, and Glenn became the President of the new Race Forward and Publisher of Colorlines.  In this interview, Makiyah Moody, Senior Consultant, speaks with Glenn about the values that lead his work, how he responds to “fequity” (fake equity), and whether or not America is possible.


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Categories: Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring
Tags: diversity, government, management, mergers, organizational culture, organizational structure, politics, social justice

An Interview with Lauren Casteel, President and CEO, The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Makiyah Moody // Monday, October 1, 2018

An Interview with Lauren Casteel, President and CEO, The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Lauren Casteel shares how a mountaintop taught her more about leadership than any book and why she is willing to take chances on young people.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: civic engagement, education, generational shift, grantmaking