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Webinar: Vision for Change, A New Wave of Social Justice Leadership

This webinar will explore the findings of Vision for Change, a report based on seventeen interviews with US social justice leaders under 40 who serve as the executive or co-director of an organization. Author Helen S. Kim and Director of Research & Documentation Caroline McAndrews will detail what it takes for these leaders to do their jobs and what is needed to make concrete change that will support their visions and help to build a stronger progressive infrastructure for all stakeholders. In addition, we’ll hear from individuals interviewed for the report to find out where they are at now, and how they address the challenges they face in their work.more

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld Joins BMP as Co-Director

The Building Movement Project is happy to announce that Sean Thomas-Breitfeld will join the staff as Co-Director starting February 1, 2013. Sean, along with the current director Frances Kunreuther, will be charting the direction for the Project as it continues its work strengthening the role of US nonprofits to advance progressive social change. “I am thrilled that Sean is coming onto the staff to partner with me in running Building Movement,” remarked Frances, “He will be a wonderful contributor bringing new skills and a fresh look at the work ahead.”

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Caroline McAndrews Featured on a Chronicle of Philanthropy Live Discussion!

Director of Research and Documentation, Caroline McAndrews, was a featured expert on the Chronicle of Philanthropy's Live Discussion, "What it Takes to Be an Executive Director", on November 6th. Participants will discussed how nonprofit workers can judge if they have the skills necessary to lead an organization and employers can gain insight on how to screen candidates for the job. more

Independent Sector’s NGen: Moving Nonprofit Leaders from Next to Now

Independent Sector’s NGen: Moving Nonprofit Leaders from Next to Now is coming to San Francisco November 10 and 11. Register for this two day conference today and receive the rate of $150 before September 14.more

Key Findings from What Works: Developing Successful Multigenerational Leadership

In 2010, Building Movement Project released a breakthrough report on what creates successful multigenerational leadership in the workplace. The What Works report examines when leaders do their best work, what constitutes a good workplace, and how to improve on our ability to retain, support, and promote staff across generations. This fact sheet highlights the key findings from that report and offers our recommendations for how to create generational harmony in the workplace. It's a great resource to start with when thinking about how your own organization can improve the way it allows different generations to do their best work. more

Podcast: NAMAC Structuring Leadership Telesalon

In December, Caroline McAndrews and Frances Kunreuther led a discussion on our new report, Structuring Leadership: Alternative Models for Distributing Power and Decision-making in Nonprofit Organizations. The presentation was only open to NAMAC members at the time, but a recording of the event is now open to the public. Continue reading to listen along if you are interested in hearing about examples from our recent study of organizations practicing shared leadership, or how these methods could be applied in your own organization. more

Trish Tchume, Director of Civic Engagement Moves On

BMP Director of Civic Engagement, Trish Tchume will be leaving to become the first National Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network which has over 30 chapters and over 30,000 members around the country. While we will miss Trish’s warm presence and invaluable insights, we look forward to partnering with her and YNPN as we continue to document the types of leadership – including sector-wide supports – that are needed to build the movement for social change. BMP will be hiring for a new position later this fall, so stay tuned!more

Millennials in the Workplace: BMP Guest Blog at Social Citizens

In the lead up to the Millennial Donor Summit, hosted by the Case Foundation on Junee 22nd, Director of Leadership & Communications, Caroline McAndrews was asked to guest blog over at Social Citizens. Read her post about the evolution of the multigenerational workplace.more

Building Movement Project featured in Nonprofit World

This month’s issue of Nonprofit World features both an article written by Building Movement Project Director, Frances Kunreuther, and another profiling BMP’s Director of Civic Engagement, Trish Tchume. Check out Are You Prepared for the Multigenerational Workplace? and Who Are Young Leaders?.more

BMP’s Trish Tchume on Generational Leadership Panel hosted by American Express Philanthropy

Trish Tchume, Building Movement Project's Director of Civic Engagement, will be participating on the Generational Leadership Panel hosted by American Express Philanthropy this Friday November 5th, from 1:30 – 3:00 pm. This engaging panel will focus on the generational gap between emerging and current nonprofit leaders and will examine the critical importance of leadership development in the nonprofit sector. more

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