September News for Protagonists, Antagonists, and Just Plain Agonists

Opportunity for All – Creative Solutions to Inequality in America

Pathways through Participation: What Creates and Sustains Active Citizenship? – Pathways through Participation

Soaring Poverty Casts Light on “Lost Decade” – Truthout

Wangari Muta Maathai: A Life of Firsts – Green Belt Movement

Labor Trafficking of Domestic Workers At-a-Glance – Polaris Project

Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy? – Yes! Magazine

Poverty Rises Sharply in Most Areas of Pennsylvania – Third and State

Follow No Leader – The American Prospect

A Call to Peace: Perspectives of Volunteers on The Peace Corps at 50 – Civic Enterprises and National Peace Corps Association

Influencing Public Policy in the Digital Age – Alliance for Justice

Even at 15, King Was a Visionary – Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than Sixty Years with Social Group Work: A Personal and Professional History – The Social Welfare History Project

9/11 Stories: September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows – Tides Center

Downward Mobility from the Middle Class: Waking Up From the American Dream – Pew Charitable Trusts

Innovative Inspiration from Nonprofits – Inc.

The Social and Economic Value of Human Services – Social IMPACT Research Center at Heartland Alliance

Community Character: How Arts and Cultural Strategies Create, Reinforce, and Enhance a Sense of Place – American Planning Association

Working Economics – Economic Policy Institute

Counting is Not Enough: Investing in Qualitative Case Reviews for Practice Improvement in Child Welfare – Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Ten Commandments – Ten Ageless, Irrefutable, Non-negotiable Keys to Optimizing Your Fundraising Success – Nonprofit Federation

Obama Opens the Door – Huffington Post

Handbook on Family and Community Engagement – Academic Development Institute

2011 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report – Association of Fundraising Professionals and The Urban Institute

Big Chicken: Pollution and Industrial Poultry Production in America – Pew Environment Group

A Close Look at the New Census Numbers – Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

A Decade of Partnership and Results – Roll Back Malaria Partnership

August News for Radicals, Rebels, and Raucous Raisers

Resisting Burnout in Feminist Activism –

Bold Frontiers Grants – Funding Exchange

Food Hardship in America 2010 – Food Research and Action Center

Ai-jen Poo to Receive 2011 American Express NGen Leadership Award – Independent Sector

Food and Freedom Rides – Slow Food USA

Just Give ‘Em The Money: The Power and Pleasure of Unrestricted Funding  – Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog

Since When Is it a Crime to Be Poor? – Mother Jones

Wild-Child Philanthropy: 17 Ways to be a Patron of the World, Without Spending a Dime – Unicorns for Socialism

Early Experiences Can Alter Gene Expression and Affect Long-Term Development – Harvard University

Foundations Were Ready for U.S. Downgrade, Fear Double-Dip – The Nonprofit Times

The Tactic Star (a tool for evaluating planning and evaluation tactics) – Beyond the Choir

A New Way to Fund and Follow Creativity –

First to Fall, Last to Climb: Black Workers in the New Economy – Women of Color Policy Network

What the Top U.S. Companies Pay in Taxes – Forbes

Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers – Free Management Library

Columbia U. Professor Broadens Access to Sanskrit – The Chronicle of Higher Education

25 Ways to Improve Your Writing in 30 Minutes a Day – Writer’s Digest

A Little Political – Women Doing Literary Things

No More Prices? All About the Pay-What-You-Want Revolution – LearnVest

The Art of Happiness Gallery

Rethink the Food Label – News21

Statements on the Debt Ceiling Deal:

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Coalition on Human Needs


Economic Policy Institute

National Women’s Law Center