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Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Hosts Gala in Honor of 70th Anniversary

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DATE: May 17, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – On June 2, 2018, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will host its 70th Anniversary Gala: A Better World at the Kansas City Marriott’s Historic Muehlebach Ballroom. Chaired by Terry and Peggy Dunn, the gala is a tribute to the legacy of the […]


11 Ways Leaders Can Develop Empathy

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Empathy is the ability to understand another person’s perspective, even when that perspective is quite different from your own. How might leaders work on developing empathy either on their own or with the support of their company? In this article, members of the Forbes Coaches Council explain how.


Leading with Empathy

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How can nonprofit leaders develop the skills of leading with empathy? A defining characteristic about elephants is that they treat one another with empathy, and right now, treating others as we would like to be treated ourselves feels very important. In this article learn ways nonprofit leaders can “practice” empathy every day.


How to be an Active Ally in the Workplace

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Minority employees—those of color, the disabled, LGBT, and neurodiverse alike—don’t know that they are supported in a workplace unless their coworkers say something, and their bosses do something to prove that they value equality. In this article, learn a few tips for how to evolve your own workplace conversations and move the process forward.


15 Movies That Teach Empathy and Compassion

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Movies are universally popular for the unique way they can inspire and offer us experiences we wouldn’t otherwise have that inevitably teach us something about ourselves or others. Many of the movies, some Academy Award nominees, but all will be sure to teach (or remind!) your family about the importance of having empathy and compassion for others.


Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Partners with American Express to Host Virtual Conference on Equity

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DATE: April 4, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – On April 18-20, 2018, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will host Elevate, a virtual conference on equity. Elevate, sponsored by American Express, is designed to build competency in diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is packed full of resources and skill-building activities: […]


Our Town – Part One

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This American Life spent eight months and did over a hundred interviews to try to bypass the usual rhetoric and get to the bottom of what really happened when undocumented workers showed up in one Alabama town. Explore their findings in this two part series.


Our Town – Part Two

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So many people in Albertville, AL wondered what it cost them in taxes when thousands of undocumented immigrants moved to their town. One woman drove our host Ira Glass to the grocery store to watch a random Latina mom buy some milk with government assistance, to try to prove her point. So what’d all the newcomers really cost the town? And what was their effect on crime, schools, and politics?


HRC Rising Organizing Toolkits

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The Human Rights Campaign Rising Organizing Toolkit is a database of resources on how to organize community events surrounding a diverse range of issues. Learn how other organizations have come together as allies for a cause.


Guide to Allyship

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To be an ally is to take on the struggle as your own, stand up, and transfer the benefits of your privilege to those who lack it. The Guide to Allyship toolkit is an ever-evolving and growing open source guide meant to provide you with the resources for becoming a more effective ally.