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Shannon Ellis
November 12, 2019

Compensation is where our values are tested, our willingness to take (real or perceived) organizational risks is codified, and ultimately where decisions are made that directly affect people’s livelihood. That’s why we’re going a little deeper and sharing our story of reimagining compensation at CompassPoint over the next three blogs. 
 

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August 8, 2019

Gilroy. Dayton. El Paso. The news of these horrible massacres over the last week has weighed deeply on all of us. Yesterday, in Mississippi, we bore witness to the largest US immigration raid in a decade—nearly 700 lives violently interrupted, families that will be ripped at the seams, and communities left broken. We stand in solidarity with the Black and Brown communities that have been targeted and terrorized, and everyone else who has been affected. 
 

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KadSmith
June 13, 2019

Growing closer isn’t just in service to the work of CompassPoint, it’s in service to our humanity. This is the third blog in our series around our journey to center racial justice, equity, and a vision for leadership that centers liberation at CompassPoint.
 

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Steve Lew
May 29, 2019

What if the answers to our fundraising struggles are already living in our teams and in our communities? We're sharing some hands-on excercises from our Fundraising Bright Spots Program to help you shift from focusing on 'problem areas' and instead amplify what's already working. 
 

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Maro Guevara
April 3, 2019

 In this second part of our blog series on centering racial justice at CompassPoint, we’re talking about the power of visions.
 

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Lupe Poblano
March 6, 2019

The first blog in a series where we're sharing how we've changed at CompassPoint over the last three years to step into a commitment to racial justice, equity, and a vision for leadership that centers liberation. 
 

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March 4, 2019

We’re writing to let you know about some changes to our workshops program, what you can expect in 2019, and why we're excited about where we're headed with you.
 

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Lupe Poblano
December 10, 2018

How is executive leadership like parenthood? CompassPoint's Co-Director, Lupe Poblano, explores some lessons learned during his first year in a new role. 
 

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Kristie
November 9, 2018

Leadership development is about much more than learning the"right skills and competencies."  Leadership development is also about personal liberation and what it means to show up to social justice work as whole people.

 

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Nelson Layag
October 16, 2018

In this farewell to the CompassPoint community, Project Director Nelson Layag shares some lessons about the importance of embracing change and discomfort.
 

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