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The line between “work” and “personal life” has become really blurred for most American workers. Due to evolving technology and an unforgiving economy, we’re under constant pressure to perform.
What would happen if everyone in your office younger than 25 years old just disappeared? That’s the question asked — and hopefully answered — via a study released yesterday that examines youth employment and how to prepare your organization for the future.
After a year-end marathon week of donating to dozens of my favorite charities online this past December, I concluded some nonprofits make it exceedingly difficult for me to give them my money.
Legislation introduced to both the Rhode Island state House of Representatives and the state Senate would rework lobbying in the Ocean State. The new legislation, called the Rhode Island Lobbying Reform Act, would broaden the definition of lobbying, merge two lobbyist registers, require disclosure of funds and empower the secretary of state to issue subpoenas in the conduct of investigations into violations.
“That damn composer Wagner. He wrote all those pieces for big orchestras. Didn’t he ever think that 123 musicians might be a little hard to pay, especially in this recession? Let’s cut it to 50, the audience will never notice . . .”
The Boy Scouts of America’s prohibition against gay adult volunteers and employees is unsustainable, according to the organization’s board president. “We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be. The status quo in our movement’s membership standards cannot be sustained,” said Robert Gates during the BSA’s National Annual Business Meeting in Atlanta, Ga.
NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network, is partnering with Google Fiber to find 16 tech experts who can build digital inclusion programs in eight U.S. cities. The Digital Inclusion Fellowship was announced today, and applications are open through June 10.
Bill Stanczykiewicz was appointed director of The Fund Raising School and senior lecturer in philanthropic studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis, Ind.
Michael Brown, co-founder and CEO of City Year, will receive the 2015 John W. Gardner Leadership Award from Independent Sector. The award will be presented at the John W. Gardner Leadership Luncheon on Oct. 29, 2015, concluding the 2015 Independent Sector National Conference in Miami.
A network of what the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) described as “sham charities” raised $187 million over four years but provided little of what they promised millions of donors.
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