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What Does Inclusion Really Mean?

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Written by David LeFebvreAugust 5, 2020 | 4 min. read  In our world, we talk about inclusion, especially related to diversity and equity. We need to be more inclusive. How inclusive is our hiring practices? How do I use inclusive language? Businesses, nonprofits, and corporations have identified that inclusive practices are critical to their success, but I think it is […]


What Did You Learn Today?

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Once you stop learning, you start dying.


Maybe You Won’t Get Invited Back

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When my sons were little and I was dropping them off at a friend’s house, my last caution was always, “Now be on your best behavior and maybe you will get invited back.“ I was repeating what my mother had said to me . . . and her mother before her. Southern nice-isms to which […]


Welcome to Remote Working

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Remote working can become a breeding ground for worries … Managers worrying that they don’t have a sense of what their staff members are doing. Employees worrying that their managers think they are doing laundry instead of working. Everyone worrying about the disruption and chaos that has become their new normal. (Not to mention those of us worrying about not having enough toilet paper!)


Moving In-Person Trainings to a Virtual Space

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Questions and Considerations We have already signed a contract with a venue. How do we get out of that? In our experience, hotels and other event venues are willing to negotiate, especially in a situation like this. The first question you should ask is … Do we really need to cancel or can we postpone? […]


A College Student’s Guide to the Coronavirus

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Move to Virtual Meetings  If your school has not limited contact and/or gone to a virtual environment, use best practices when gathering, including avoiding personal contact. There are many free virtual meeting options — Google Hangouts, Zoom, etc. This is also a great learning opportunity for you — as many organizations offer remote employment and […]


Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Alpha Phi Omega announce Strategic partnership, Resulting in pipeline of nonprofit leaders

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2019 For more information, contact Christa Beall Diefenbach Christa@NLA1.org M: (773) 383-7711 Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Alpha Phi Omega announce Strategic partnership, Resulting in pipeline of nonprofit leaders Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity announced a new partnership that will prepare […]


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Learn about leading inclusively, overcoming your bias and seeing diversity grow, how to equitably hire and recruit, develop DEI partners and Allies through inclusion, and so much more.


Nonprofit Management and Leadership Credentials

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As the community needs served by nonprofit organizations become more complex, it is critical now more than ever that social-impact leaders have the leadership skills needed to effectively carry forth their organizations’ missions. There has been much debate on what constitutes effective nonprofit leadership development and training. Is it better to focus on more vocational […]


Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to co-host the Career Fair & Expo at the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference

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The Career Fair & Expo will provide opportunities for students and young professionals to connect with and learn from a wide range of brands, businesses, and nonprofit organizations working in sustainability and social justice. Read more.