The California Restaurant Association put its support behind a member-launched project that helps to connect transgender people with jobs in the restaurant industry.
It's not easy to expect the unexpected—especially when you have 30 volunteer leaders with different opinions and experiences. One association's experience suggests a path to success.
A new report from the Public Affairs Council indicates that roughly three-quarters of Americans think racial discrimination is a serious problem, with other forms of discrimination also widely concerning for the public. The report ponders whether companies can make an impact on solving these problems.
In light of recent police shootings, the president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police gave an unprecedented conciliatory address on the mistreatment of minorities by law enforcement throughout history. He also encouraged communities and officers to work together moving forward.
Slightly more than half of respondents to the Alliance for Nonprofit Management's new board chair survey said that they hadn't had any formal training ahead of taking the role. Instead, they often learned the role by observing prior board chairs or consulting the CEO.
Openness with members is a good thing. But when it comes to boards, according to one report, productivity is a function of privacy.
This year's edition of a key governance document for many boards recommends, for the first time, that boards make room for diversity in relation to perspectives and backgrounds.
Hurricane Matthew decimated parts of Haiti, and associations representing the Haitian-American community have stepped up to help the country deal with the aftermath.
As police forces in rural North Dakota deal with a potentially long-term protest, two sheriffs' associations have offered their services to the Morton County Sheriff's Department—just in case it needs additional help.
The smartphone manufacturer's leadership made a tough move this week when they decided to stop selling the company's flagship Galaxy Note 7 after a series of problems. Also: One association's bold pitch to potential members.