Posts Tagged "Leadership"

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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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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Living Cities 2
September 17, 2018

What does it take to put equity into action at the organizational level? In this guest blog, Elodie Baquerot and Nadia Owusu (Chief Operating Officer and Associate Director for Learning and Equity, respectively, at Living Cities) outline their organization’s long and intentional journey to center racial justice. 
 

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Elizabeth Ayala
July 3, 2018

In this guest blog, Elizabeth Ayala (Senior Program Associate at the Women's Foundation of California) explores what it's like to tackle negative internal scripts through one-on-one coaching with a certified coach. Elizabeth participated in CompassPoint's Next Generation Leaders of Color (Inland Region) leadership development program over the last year.
 

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August 23, 2017

In this guest blog, Lauren (Finn) Lofton (Senior Subsidized Housing Advocate & Policy Analyst for Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco and a participant in CompassPoint's Public Training Program) asks: how can we center self-care in social justice movement work?
 

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Lupe Poblano
September 22, 2016

How do some structures at nonprofit organizations make it harder for people of color to thrive and survive? In this open letter to other POC leaders, Project Director Lupe Poblano explores how patriarchal, white dominant structures that prioritize hierarchy and productivity fail to support community, connection, and the ability to bring our authentic selves to work. 
 

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KadSmith
September 6, 2016

In our blog this week, Project Coordinator Kad Smith explores the ways in which individuals can contribute to change by exercising influence, even without positional authority and the power and privilege that often go along with it. Do you agree with Kad?
 

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Lupe Poblano
August 10, 2016

What role should equity and allyship play in organizational change efforts? Project Director Lupe Poblano says they are the respective goal and means through which to achieve true change. Do you agree? Read Lupe's blog and share your thoughts in the comments section below.
 

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Peggy Duvette
July 11, 2016

In this guest blog, Peggy Duvette, Director of Social Impact at NetSuite.org, offers nonprofits smart and practical guidance on how to best utilize free technology like software or cloud applications within your organization.
 

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