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. . . ’cause if you’re in nonprofits, you know, we just go

We aspire for this to be truth telling by, for and about the nonprofit sector. Twice a month, we tell share the stories about the people, the drama, the dynamics of the nonprofit sector. The genesis of this podcast show was pre-COVID 19, but obviously we are in a state of COVID 19, so many of the first shows honor that reality. The show consists of a quick review of news and books, narratives, blue to red connections, and quizzes for people that work in nonprofits. Get one thing right, if you are in a nonprofit, you just go.

Lina Sheth: Offering Insights to Strengthen Organizational Effectiveness | Ep #25

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Lina Sheth: Offering Insights to Strengthen Organizational Effectiveness | Ep #25
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Lina Sheth partners – to facilitate, coach – offering insights to strengthen organizational effectiveness. She knows leadership transitions and the imperatives of DEIA work for the relevance of our work. Lina builds on culture and sustainability,…

Jan Cohen and Leadership Transitions | Ep #24

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Jan Cohen and Leadership Transitions | Ep #24
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Jan Cohen has been a Consultant, Interim executive, and Trainer who has worked with more than 200 nonprofit organizations over more than 30 years. She has served in 18 Interim Executive positions in nonprofit organizations in the SF Bay Area,…

Gayle Hilleke, ED of Kentucky Campus Compact: 40+ Years of Strengthening Communities | Ep #23

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Gayle Hilleke, ED of Kentucky Campus Compact: 40+ Years of Strengthening Communities | Ep #23
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Gayle Hilleke, Executive Director of Kentucky Campus Compact (KyCC), gracefully expounds on over forty years of experience in strengthening communities through work in nonprofits, educational institutions, and government agencies. KyCC is a membership…

Alison Lingane, Co-founder of Project Equity, a National Leader to Harness Employee Ownership | Ep #22

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Alison Lingane, Co-founder of Project Equity, a National Leader to Harness Employee Ownership | Ep #22
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Alison Lingane has dedicated her career to enabling business to be a force for good. She is the co-founder of Project Equity, a national leader in the movement to harness employee ownership to maintain thriving local business communities, create…

Jane Fischberg Shares Her Evolving Thoughts on Dismantling Systems Perpetuating Poverty | Ep #21

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Jane Fischberg Shares Her Evolving Thoughts on Dismantling Systems Perpetuating Poverty | Ep #21
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Jane Fischberg is an experienced social sector leader with a deep commitment to social justice and dismantling systems perpetuating poverty. She was the longtime CEO of Rubicon Programs, a San Francisco East Bay workforce services organization with a…

Irene Kao, Exec Dir of Courage California, Shares Her Progressive Vision, Pandemic Background Noise and All | Ep #20

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Irene Kao, Exec Dir of Courage California, Shares Her Progressive Vision, Pandemic Background Noise and All | Ep #20
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Irene Kao, Executive Director of Courage California, shares her progressive vision, pandemic background noise and all. Happy kid voices sprinkle this conversation about what it means to have a truly representative democracy, courageously committing to…

Sharon Lawrence, from Lawyer to a Strong, Loud, Loving Voice for Foster Youth | Ep #19

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Sharon Lawrence, from Lawyer to a Strong, Loud, Loving Voice for Foster Youth | Ep #19
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Sharon Lawrence joined the staff of California CASA in November 2017, and in the period since, has seen the organization grow significantly, from $780,000 when she arrived, to $1.9 million in FY2019-2020. During her tenure, she has been able to secure…

Ben Gilbarg & Angel Diaz are Mobilizing Youth Through Digital Media | Ep #18

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Ben Gilbarg & Angel Diaz are Mobilizing Youth Through Digital Media | Ep #18
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Ben Gilbarg and Angel Diaz are mobilizing youth through digital media, helping individuals explore career paths and ultimately find their voice in a noisy world. Big Picture Anthems was founded in 2016, but its model has been developed over the past…

Bernard Boudreaux, Co-Director of Georgetown Univ Business for Impact Program, On Business & Social Impact | Ep #17

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Bernard Boudreaux, Co-Director of Georgetown Univ Business for Impact Program, On Business & Social Impact | Ep #17
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Bernard Boudreaux, Co-Director of the Georgetown Business for Impact Program brings the power and innovation generated by cross-sector partnerships to bear on the world’s most pressing problems by emphasizing implementation and measurable social…

Kevin Lynch, Former CEO of Social Enterprise Alliance, Speaks to the Realities of Social Enterprise and Impact Investing | Ep #16

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Kevin Lynch, Former CEO of Social Enterprise Alliance, Speaks to the Realities of Social Enterprise and Impact Investing | Ep #16
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Kevin Lynch, former CEO of Social Enterprise Alliance, holds nothing back as he shares his personal story and the realities of what does and does not work with respect to social enterprises and social impact investing. He is a passionate, highly…

Julie Baker, Executive Director Californians for the Arts – Speaks About the Value of Art in Civic Spaces | Ep #15

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Julie Baker, Executive Director Californians for the Arts – Speaks About the Value of Art in Civic Spaces | Ep #15
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Julie Baker, from a broad perspective of the arts, with a commitment to equity, speaks to the importance of arts in our civic spaces — urban and rural. From a professional gallery, to arts administration to arts advocacy, her expansive view of the…

Jennifer Fearing, Founder of Fearless Advocacy – Speaks Truth to Power in Sacramento | Ep #14

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Jennifer Fearing, Founder of Fearless Advocacy – Speaks Truth to Power in Sacramento | Ep #14
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Jennifer Fearing founded Fearless Advocacy in November 2014. She has helped pursue more than a hundred positive state, local legislative and regulatory outcomes and has led with creativity and tenacity. And, with 2021 being an opportunity to define a…