Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has clamped down on nonprofit organizations’ ability to operate in the country. A recent Washington Post report detailed just how dire the situation has become.
The name of the most famous home-schooled athlete is bringing new currency to a debate that’s been going on for decades. With the National Federation of State High School Associations’ membership split on the issue, the group is serving as a venue for discussion.
The gridlock in Washington has been well documented in recent years. The partisan chokehold may be easing, but associations are still missing big opportunities in state-level advocacy. How does lobbying look, state by state? Here’s a snapshot.
Members of the DC, Maryland, and Virginia Food Truck Association led the push in Richmond for food trucks to return to the commonwealth. Their bill was signed into law this week.
John Graham, CAE, talks about his time with the Boy Scouts and shares how the road to becoming an Eagle Scout prepared him for a career in association management. Graham is being recognized this week as Citizen of the Year by the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
The new Venue Standard global certification takes a different approach to assessing convention centers, evaluating quality of service as well as the venue’s offerings.
In just two years, Give Local America has become the premier springtime nonprofit fundraising campaign. More than 9,000 nonprofits in 180 communities raised $68 million in a 24-hour period last week.
Children these days are learning to navigate an iPad almost before they know how to stand on their own two feet. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association views that as a major problem.
A group of American Psychological Association members accused the organization of using deceptive tactics to force them to pay a large annual fee to fund the group’s lobbying arm. Those members sued APA, and the two sides recently reached a settlement agreement.
The Society of Professional Journalists gave the Reuters Institute access to its members for a survey on the future of journalism. The results, while not surprising, let SPJ know that it had its finger well-placed on the pulse of an industry.