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June 16, 2017

Add a measure of youthful optimism and intelligence to any setting and watch the energy flow.  If you’re lucky, sparks will ignite the atmosphere around you in the form of smart young folks like

April 1, 2012

How often do we consciously register that the rules for working in concert with our colleagues in other organizations differ drastically from the rules for working on our own?

For example,

March 1, 2012

Gather the right small group of people committed to bringing government and communities closer together and then step back in awe at the energy such a fusion releases. That simple formula –

February 1, 2012

Like many of you, we read with great interest this morning’s excellent investigative piece by Jeff

January 1, 2012

Recently, I gave a series of video interviews for a graduate leadership management course at Azusa Pacific University. If I could offer one

December 1, 2011

I recently sat down with Kimly Hoang, a student at Georgetown University. Kimly was charged with the task of interviewing me to better understand the journey of entrepreneurship. Below, I've

November 1, 2011

As we continue in our series of success stories, we hope you view these articles as opportunities to gain awareness of what your peers are doing in the community, identify ways to partner or cross

September 1, 2011

Last month, we featured the success story of one of our past projects: Girls and Gangs. This month, we are featuring WriteGirl, a project in their tenth year of fiscal

August 1, 2011

Community Partners has had over 550 projects move through our fiscal sponsorship program since we began in 1992, including our 115 currently active projects. We like to keep in touch with our past

June 1, 2011

Derek Barker, in The Kettering Foundation’s most recent quarterly Review, calls this shift “the colonization of civil society.”  He raises alarms about how nonprofits and philanthropies look today

May 1, 2011

“The map is not the territory.” That’s what Don Fletcher always insisted. Don wasn’t a cartographer adept at surveying and mapmaking. He co-founded Coro, the public affairs leadership training

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