Conversations on Hispanic Heritage Month

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In high school, my friends came from many different backgrounds, and my best friend was Dominican. Growing up in the Bronx, I have been influenced a lot by other Hispanic cultures, like the Mexican and Dominican communities.

The 12th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Outcomes & Impact"


Much of 2010 was focused on Project Cultivar, which worked in the Dominican Republic sugarcane plantations and its company towns, bateyes. The true test of any nonprofit is to demonstrate impact. But the first test is to set up a way to measure it. Every nonprofit aims to have impact, but few have the systems in place to calculate little more than outputs. Prior to joining NTEN in 2013, I worked in the human rights field with Social Accountability International (SAI).


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7 Nonprofits Leading the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Saleforce Nonprofit

The organization operates in Thailand, Cambodia, the Philippines, Laos, Dominican Republic and India and also has offices in three donor nations: United States, Australia and New Zealand. *This post was originally published on 7/28/17.

Support IPPF’s mobile health clinics and teams in Haiti!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  These mobile health unit teams, consisting of medical doctors, nurses, and volunteer staff, have extensive experience in working with Haitian immigrants living in the Dominican Republic.     Photo from International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region showing the complete devastation of its PROFAMIL Haiti clinic. PROFAMIL Haiti has provided sexual and reproductive health services in Haiti since 1984. 

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More Groovy Service Acts at Service Nation Summit: Senator Chris Dodd's Semester of Service and Encore Service Act

Have Fun - Do Good

Dodd served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic from 1966 to 1968, and then joined the U.S. "It is time to establish our collective responsibility," --Senator Chris Dodd. During his speech this afternoon at the Service Nation Summit , Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) described being inspired to serve after hearing John F. Kennedy's inaugural address on January 20, 1961 when he said, "ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country."

Lessons Learned From A Twitterthon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For 10/10/10, I’m emphasizing that once we finish testing the B2F educational materials in the Dominican Republic this month, we’ll begin distributing them all over the world to schools and organizations that have been patiently waiting for them. Kay Chernush for the U.S. State Department. Note from Beth: Diana Scimone is a free agent fundraiser. She is no stranger to building relationships.

Research Friday: What Affects Hispanic Volunteering - Comparing Three Surveys in the United States

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Lili Wang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. ASU School of Community. Resources & Development. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. This week we welcome Dr. Lili Wang as she provides insight into the Hispanic volunteering community.