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Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Sep 24, 2020

New Partnership Commits to Increasing Scholarly Research on Systemic Racism

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Sep 24, 2020

In the wake of renewed focus on social justice and structural racism, three education and child-focused organizations have joined forces to help expand the pool of scholarly information on racism and its impact on young people.

Membership by Lisa Boylan Aug 28, 2020

Nurses Make a Personal Pledge to End Racism

Membership by Lisa Boylan Aug 28, 2020

The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board are giving their community a platform to publicly share their commitment—and actions—to dismantle structural racism in healthcare.

Leadership by Lisa Boylan Aug 7, 2020

American Academy of Pediatrics Reckons With Past Racism

Leadership by Lisa Boylan Aug 7, 2020

In a recent policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics openly confronts—and apologizes for—past racism and commits to building a better future without discrimination.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Feb 25, 2014

Workplace Lessons From the NFL's Fight Against Racism

Leadership by Ernie Smith Feb 25, 2014

A nonprofit named for the first black coach in NFL history says efforts to ban a racial slur's use on the field are showing success. The potential rule change could provide an opportunity for organizations at large to consider their diversity policies.

Leadership by Julie Shoop Dec 22, 2020

Five Things to Love About the Year We Love to Hate

Leadership by Julie Shoop Dec 22, 2020

A chorus of jeers is rising for 2020 in its waning days, and for good reason. But before we bid the year a hearty good riddance, consider whether it left us a few unexpected gifts.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Nov 1, 2020

CEO to CEO: Emerging Leadership Skills

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Nov 1, 2020

What leadership skill emerged in you during the crises of 2020 that you didn’t know you had?

Leadership by Lisa Boylan Oct 14, 2020

Journalism Alliance Aims for Racial Equity in Newsrooms

Leadership by Lisa Boylan Oct 14, 2020

Three journalism groups are collaborating on a racial equity initiative that goes beyond discussions about diversity and inclusion in newsrooms to a next-level cultural shift focused on dismantling systemic racism.

Money & Business by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano Oct 12, 2020

Weekly Now: Small Businesses Band Together to “Save the American Dream”

Money & Business by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano Oct 12, 2020

A new resource hub has pandemic survival essentials for business owners. Also: Nonprofits led by people of color are wrestling with COVID-19 alongside systemic racism, and the Building Movement Project’s new report reveals the challenges ahead.

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Oct 1, 2020

Highway Safety Group Recommends Steps to Reduce Bias in Traffic Enforcement

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Oct 1, 2020

The Governors Highway Safety Association has come out against racism and issued a new set of recommendations members can implement to ensure fair enforcement of traffic laws. The group also hopes to add more diversity to its board.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 1, 2020

Weekly Now: A COVID-19 Advocacy Success Story in California

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 1, 2020

The Professional Beauty Association scores a win with its reopening strategy in California. Also: The American Lung Association launches a major anti-vaping campaign.

100 Associations by Rasheeda Childress Aug 12, 2020

Education: Social Justice in Higher Ed

100 Associations by Rasheeda Childress Aug 12, 2020

Viewing higher education through a social justice lens, ACPA is working toward a day when students of every background have the support they need to succeed in college.

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Aug 5, 2020

How HR Professionals Can Help Staff Talk Race Relations at Work

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Aug 5, 2020

The way white and Black workers view discrimination and opportunity at the office diverges greatly, finds a new study from the Society for Human Resource Management. Having employees discuss race in the right way can help, the group says.

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Jul 20, 2020

Daily Buzz: How to Take the Next Step in Your Career

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Jul 20, 2020

Identify why you work and what you do best to find success in the next phase of your professional life. Also: what it takes to integrate AI into your association.

Meetings by Michael Hickey Jul 16, 2020

Daily Buzz: Black Tourism Leaders Take On Questions About Race

Meetings by Michael Hickey Jul 16, 2020

In a new video, seven executives share their personal experiences with racism in the tourism industry to encourage open dialogue on hard questions. Also: how a well-run association prepares for uncertainty.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jul 7, 2020

Report: The Factors That Drive Trust (or Distrust) in Nonprofits

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jul 7, 2020

An Independent Sector study finds that the level of trust people place in nonprofits correlates with their economic status, location, and other factors. The report offers four steps to strengthen this valuable asset.

Membership by Lisa Boylan Jun 12, 2020

MLK’s Historic Speech to an Association Still Resonates

Membership by Lisa Boylan Jun 12, 2020

Fifty-three years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the American Psychological Association’s annual meeting during a time of racial unrest and division in the United States. He called on APA’s members to use their professional abilities to eliminate racial injustice and bias.

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 2, 2019

Don’t Ignore the Debate on This Landmark Internet Law

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 2, 2019

In an age of misinformation and conflict, Section 230, a key rule of the internet era, is up for debate in the political sphere. But any changes could create liability headaches for site operators.

Money & Business by Kristin Clarke, CAE Oct 15, 2019

Books: Raising the Alarm

Money & Business by Kristin Clarke, CAE Oct 15, 2019

Acknowledging and addressing rampant workplace harassment in The Shield of Silence.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jul 30, 2019

Issues Over Institutions: How Millennials Interact With Causes

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jul 30, 2019

In a review of 10 years of research into how millennials support causes, the Case Foundation’s Millennial Impact Report finds that members of that generation tend to focus more on identifying the best solution to a problem than on which institution solves it.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Jun 24, 2019

Medical Groups Speak Up for Climate Change

Leadership by Ernie Smith Jun 24, 2019

Climate Health Action, a coalition with the backing of a number of medical associations and other organizations, released a policy agenda this week, just ahead of the first presidential debates.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Nov 29, 2018

Daily Buzz: #GivingTuesday’s Big Bump

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Nov 29, 2018

Funds raised on #GivingTuesday this week increased 27 percent over last year, with Facebook responsible for much of the growth. Also: the importance of nailing the survey invitation.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 11, 2018

Tennis Organizations Pledge Rule Review After U.S. Open Controversy

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 11, 2018

The U.S. Tennis Association and other major tennis groups said that a championship match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka highlighted officiating inconsistencies that dog the sport.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 8, 2017

BoardSource: Nonprofit Board Diversity Hasn't Improved in Decades

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 8, 2017

The nonprofit board watchdog says that more than 80 percent of nonprofit board members are white, a number that looks remarkably similar to the group's findings from a 1994 index survey. The group says this is despite most CEOs it surveyed being disappointed in this state of affairs.

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Aug 17, 2017

How a Charlottesville Association Responded to the Alt-Right March

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Aug 17, 2017

In advance of last weekend’s “Unite the Right” rally, which ultimately turned violent, the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville helped businesses stay open and connected. Now it has more members—and more work to do.

Leadership by Alex Beall Jan 13, 2017

Cementing Your Leadership Legacy

Leadership by Alex Beall Jan 13, 2017

When it’s time for the administration to turn over, the president uses his farewell speech to build and reinforce his legacy. When an association leader steps down, they face the same challenge—without the benefit of a nationally televised speech.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Apr 25, 2016

Prince's Quiet Philanthropic Legacy

Leadership by Ernie Smith Apr 25, 2016

The iconic pop star and musician was an active philanthropist, but the scope of the time and energy he gave to various causes wasn't known until his death last week—largely because he preferred to keep his work quiet.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Feb 10, 2016

Kellogg Foundation Teams With Nonprofits on Racial-Healing Campaign

Leadership by Ernie Smith Feb 10, 2016

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one of the country's largest philanthropic organizations, will collaborate with 70 nonprofits as part of its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation effort, which aims to find structural solutions to the ongoing problem of racism.

Leadership by Katie Rucke Jan 14, 2016

NCAA Schools Urged to Adopt Rule to Increase Coaching Diversity

Leadership by Katie Rucke Jan 14, 2016

To give minorities a better shot at head coach or other athletic leadership roles at colleges and universities, the National Association for Coaching Equity and Development is pushing NCAA schools to adopt the “Eddie Robinson Rule,” pledging to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring to fill those positions.

Membership by Ernie Smith Nov 30, 2015

After Unrest, Mizzou Alumni Association Revives Black Alumni Network

Membership by Ernie Smith Nov 30, 2015

The University of Missouri's alumni association announced last week that it was working to reform its Black Alumni Network in response to numerous requests made in the weeks after racial tensions exploded on the school's campus.

Membership by Eli Zimmerman Oct 20, 2015

Tuesday Buzz: Poynter Enters the Membership Space

Membership by Eli Zimmerman Oct 20, 2015

A premier journalistic institution is broadening its reach to include a multitiered membership program. Plus: A sports nonprofit dedicated to combating racism makes its debut.

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Oct 19, 2015

How to Lead on Conference Diversity

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Oct 19, 2015

A discussion of conference diversity involves close understanding the sensitivities of the members in the room—and of the ones who decided not to show up.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Oct 13, 2015

Native American Group Cheers California Ban of "Redskins" Mascot

Leadership by Ernie Smith Oct 13, 2015

The state's move to prevent local schools from using the controversial term earned applause from a key Native American advocacy group, but several schools in the state were less excited about being forced to change long-standing names.

Leadership by Julia Haskins Apr 20, 2015

Hispanic Journalists to Assess Race in Spanish-Language Media

Leadership by Julia Haskins Apr 20, 2015

After offensive comments led to a Univision host's firing, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists is working to address racism within the Spanish-language media industry.

Leadership by Rob Stott Mar 30, 2015

Anthropological Association Takes a Stand in Native American Mascot Debate

Leadership by Rob Stott Mar 30, 2015

Though the American Anthropological Association has been a vocal proponent of indigenous rights throughout its history, the group had remained quiet on the Native American mascot debate. That changed last week when AAA released a statement on the issue.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 12, 2014

Professors' Group: "Trigger Warnings" Threaten Academic Freedom

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 12, 2014

Arguing that preemptive messages warning of potentially offensive material are "infantilizing and anti-intellectual," the American Association of University Professors has taken a tough stance against trigger warnings, an online phenomenon that's starting to take hold in academia.

Leadership by Katie Bascuas Jul 23, 2014

Study Reveals Career Cost of Promoting Diversity, For Some

Leadership by Katie Bascuas Jul 23, 2014

For women and minorities who advocate for other women and minorities in the workplace, the price of promoting diversity might come as a less favorable performance review, according to a new University of Colorado study.

Leadership by Rob Stott Apr 30, 2014

Collateral Damage: What a Leader’s Missteps Can Mean for Employees

Leadership by Rob Stott Apr 30, 2014

With Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life from the NBA, the team’s players have actively distanced themselves from the embattled exec. The high-profile controversy highlights the choices facing employees when a leader veers far from an organization’s values.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Apr 28, 2014

NBA Players Look to Bench Amid Donald Sterling Crisis

Leadership by Ernie Smith Apr 28, 2014

The NBA's racism scandal involving Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling caught the National Basketball Players Association at a time of upheaval. The players union, lacking an executive director, asked a former star to play offense.

Leadership by Katie Bascuas Sep 24, 2012

YWCA Reorganization Focuses on Local Chapters

Leadership by Katie Bascuas Sep 24, 2012

After announcing a new CEO last month, YWCA USA is redesigning its governance structure to create a more constructive relationship between the national office and its 250 local affiliates.