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April 17, 2017

When you first dip your toe into starting up any new venture, pure necessity compels you to become a Jack or Jill of all trades. Along with being both the prime mover of a mission and the voice of

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

April 1, 2011

Does it help or hurt when leaders of community organizations plead poverty or publicize that they are “struggling” to make ends meet?

We’ve all seen various versions of the newspaper

February 1, 2011

A conservative elected official referred rather pointedly the other day to the world of business and commerce as "the productive sector."Naturally, I

December 1, 2010

On Wednesday December 8, social entrepreneur Peter Bloch impressed a group of Community Partners' staff and guests with a riveting summary of his recent work in Sub-Saharan Africa. Passionate

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