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Canada’s Poverty Reduction Results: Policy-Driven or Economy-Driven? — Keenan Wellar on Nonprofit Quarterly


I asked and received! My editors at Nonprofit Quarterly were enthusiastic in responding to my request for contributing some Canadian content! Please check out today’s newswire about Canada’s poverty reduction strategy. What do you think – what’s your answer to … Continue reading

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The Structured Inclusiveness of #RedforEd: A Union Strategy with Staying Power


Originally posted on Keenan Wellar on Nonprofit Quarterly:
For my last Nonprofit Quarterly newswire of February, I take a look at how the #REDforED movement has become more inclusive and more focused on social justice issue, part of the explanation…

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Addressing a 2019 Problem: Middle Class, No Housing


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti described homelessness as the “the greatest moral and humanitarian crisis of our time.” Los Angeles may be at the epicenter of the homelessness wave—the area has experienced a 75 percent growth in homelessness over the … Continue reading

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Back in Action with Nonprofit Quarterly


Originally posted on Keenan Wellar on Nonprofit Quarterly:
I took some time off over December-January, and that included an interruption in my newswire writing with NPQ. I am getting back on the keys this week, and you’ll hopefully see a…

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5 Ways to Make a Difference in Your Community


In May, with our colleagues at CE Holmes Consulting Inc., we co-hosted the Vancouver edition of the Canadian Values Conversations, and had the privilege of hearing from some Vancouver BC residents about what matters most to them. One of the…

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On Turning 50!


Yup, I’m 50! Continue reading

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“Overhead” and charitable giving: think twice!


I had the opportunity to write about a topic that has been on my mind for many years now, both as a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer as well as being the co-leader of a charitable organization: the “war on overhead” … Continue reading

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