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SpringOpara
October 13, 2020

Building on our Self-Care for Black Women in Leadership Program, we’re offering five weeks’ worth of ideas and approaches to help grow a self-care practice that nourishes mind, body, and spirit. These suggestions were curated primarily with Black women in mind, but anyone can draw inspiration from these practices and approaches.
 

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Maro Guevara
September 17, 2020

It's a common misconception that nonprofits can't engage with electoral politics. With just a few weeks left until the election, we're sharing some resources to get you ready to vote and mobilize your community! 
 

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June 1, 2020

CompassPoint stands in solidarity with people rising up across the country to affirm that Black Lives Matter. We ask ourselves and our community: What will be different this time? 
 

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Hana Lee
May 21, 2020

With so much urgency and crisis, it feels counterintuitive to make tending to tasks and projects secondary. But in order for us to do the important work that this moment calls for, we must first tend to our people and honor their individual needs, and make space for their unique contributions. This is the first step towards doing “the work” with integrity and wholeness.
 

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Lupe Poblano
May 4, 2020

It is impossible to pick the right adjective to describe these past few weeks because they have been all the adjectives. It’s been a blessing and a burden to be at home while working full-time. Caretaking has brought equal parts heart warmth and heartburn. As an organizational leader, I've felt guilt, fear, insecurity, inspiration, and appreciation. Mostly though, I've just felt exhausted. It feels like every part of my life has been collapsed into the same physical space, with no boundaries or end in sight.
 

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KadSmith
April 24, 2020

As we all find ourselves being pushed, challenged, and transformed by this moment in time, it should be no surprise that dominant culture habits may be creeping back into our work, our teams, and our organizations. 
 

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February 11, 2020

Last year, we shared with you how we were starting to plant the seeds for transformation in our workshops program. This year, some of the seeds are starting to sprout. Learn more about what's changing in our workshops space this year. 
 

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Lupe Poblano
January 8, 2020

As we enter a new decade, we wanted to share an invitation for introspection and reflection. What will you bring forward and what will you let go of?
 

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December 19, 2019

As we look back on 2019, we're filled with gratitude for the incredible community of leaders, learners, and supporters who have continued to evolve and grow with us. Thank you for trusting us to partner with you as we work to create a more just and equitable world.
 

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Jasmine Hall
December 11, 2019

How can an organization build equity in its compensation process through distributed leadership? This piece will share how CompassPoint empowered a peer-led group to provide review and oversight to a compensation process that was designed to build more equity into our system.
 

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