The Latino Institute: A program of the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

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Within the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, the Latino Institute was developed to help address these issues and to serve as a bridge between the City and the Latino community. Phoenix Latinos Ariel Rodriguez posted by. Ariel Rodríguez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor.

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)


——————— Welcome to Tracie Rollins, social media manager for the National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)! a content and social media marketing agency in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Ning: Phoenix or Fizzle?

Amy Sample Ward

Phoenix or Fizzle. Is Ning going to be a phoenix – rising out of the backlash and outcry about changing to a paid-service to become the platform of choice and provide users with access and ownership in it’s future?

From comic books to collective impact: The importance of ongoing professional development

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The Conference is on May 17th in downtown Phoenix, presented in part by the ASU Lodestar Center. He is a founding board member of YNPN Phoenix and is serving as the 2013 YNPN Leaders Conference host committee chair. YNPN Phoenix Aaron Stiner networking

Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix


In case you haven't heard, the progressive community is gathering next week in Phoenix for one of the most anticipated events of the year: the tenth annual Netroots Nation conference !

Nonprofits Pitch for Big Awards

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For more information, visit: [link] Sentari Minor is the Director of Engagement and Education at Social Venture Partners Arizona and is an active member of the Phoenix nonprofit community.

The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

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As a member of the board of YNPN (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network) Phoenix, I have been fortunate to cross paths with some extraordinary emerging leaders, facilitators, mentors, and nonprofit sector thought leaders. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving.

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

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One example of a nonprofit organization rebranding in order to create a more positive impact on the community they serve is the Arizona based nonprofit formally known as Phoenix Youth At Risk. posted by. Alex Flores , Teach For America. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Smac! Cancer Where it Hurts.


buddy, Phoenix, can soon be in the hands of those with/impacted by cancer to help them SMAC! Phoenix , the “WTF? Monkeys Phoenix & NoMo I have one month to raise approximately $35,000 to launch the SMAC! Mom snoozing with NoMo & Phoenix.

Takeaways from the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit

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Brigitte Dayton is Vice President of Operations for the Catholic Community Foundation for the Diocese of Phoenix. Brigitte was recognized as SoScottsdale/Uptown Magazine’s – 20 of the Most Influential Valley Professionals Under 40 and Phoenix Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, Class of 2015. cities, Brigitte moved to Phoenix in 2006. posted by Brigitte Dayton Vice President of Operations, Catholic Community Foundation.

Engaging and Retaining Skilled (and Key) Volunteers

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Organizations like HandsOn Greater Phoenix can aid in the recruitment and training of skilled volunteers. Additionally, he sits on the board of the Welcome to America Project and KEEN Phoenix. He is also a project leader for Hands On Greater Phoenix and does youth programming through the American Red Cross. posted by Sentari Minor , Program Specialist, The Rodel Foundation of Arizona.

Maddie’s Must Reads for July – Social Media Edition


How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet – how they decided to tweet as the Phoenix lander in the first person – in order to save characters – and created one of the most popular and iconic social media voices in the history of Twitter.

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Can Social Media Really Humanize a Large Corporation?


Park Howell opened his sustainable marketing firm in Phoenix, AZ, in 1995, and uses the power of storytelling to ignite the growth of people, products, companies and causes that dare to make the world a better place.

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The Best of Association Social Media 2014


Tracie Rollins, Social Media Manager, National Association of Women Business Owners (Phoenix Chapter) /. So here we are, in a new year. And what a year 2014 was. Lindy’s happily ensconced at ICF working on some really awesome public health projects.

Nonprofit Mergers - When Churches Merge

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The following is a combination of results from analysis I conducted last year on the 50 Collaboration Prize submissions that related to mergers, as well as two case studies from recent church mergers in the metro Phoenix area. posted by Craig Van Korlaar , Chief Operating Officer. Open Church.

Why Nonprofit Stories are the Secret to Success

NonProfit Hub

Phoenix Stories —when have you been under attack and come out victorious? Marc Pitman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. helps leaders, especially in nonprofits, lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. The author of “ Ask Without Fear! ®,” he is the founder of The Concord Leadership Group and

Reframing and the human coordination show

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Phoenix Symphony. In 2002 he joined the Phoenix Symphony as Principal Clarinet. posted by Alexander Laing. Principal Clarinet. I make my living working for an organization that is used as a metaphor in business writing all the time – the symphony orchestra.

Give a shirt: Changing slacktivists into activists

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DNA on a SHIRT (DOAS) , a Phoenix-based genetic art company, is combating slacktivism from a new angle – a personal angle. DOAS’ first installment of genetic art T-shirts featured Duchess the Orangutan of the Phoenix Zoo (right). posted by Cooper Nelson , Marketing Manager.

Oops! Now What?

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Shawn Rudnick , Board Member, YNPN Phoenix. Shawn Rudnick currently serves as a board member on the membership committee for YNPN Phoenix. YNPN Phoenix Shawn Rudnickposted by.

Top 6 reasons nonprofits should use a CRM

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Pierre Kaluzny is the founder of Sputnik Moment, a Phoenix based Salesforce consulting company who has helped over 200 nonprofit organizations implement Salesforce technologies. Pierre is also the leader of the Salesforce Phoenix Nonprofit Usergroup. posted by Pierre Kaluzny CEO/Founder Sputnik Moment CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. I like to redefine it as a Constituent Relationship Management system.

Switching gears: How I found my place in volunteering

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Vincent de Paul Church in Phoenix. As youth ministers within the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix , we were always reminded to take care of ourselves, nurture our spiritual lives, and focus on our personal prayer time. posted by. Sarah Hipolito , Program Coordinator, Senior.

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You can learn something from everything

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Are you a service-minded, emerging professional looking to start your career in the Phoenix area''s nonprofit sector? Fink is vice president/general manager of Phoenix-based HMA Public Relations. posted by. Abbie S. Fink , Vice President /. General Manager. HMA Public Relations.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Phoenix. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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Rethinking Revenue Diversity

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Jonathan serves as Executive Director for Grand Canyon Performing Arts and the Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus. He works as an administrator for the Phoenix Elementary School District posted by Jonathan Short Executive Director, Grand Canyon Performing Arts. As nonprofit leaders, we’re paranoid that our funding will suddenly dissipate. We obsess about the grants that won’t fund and the donors that will move away.

Social Media September Tweet Chatting Around the World September 18

Tech Soup Blog

With one-hour chats in Nairobi, San Francisco, New Orleans, Phoenix, Milledgeville, and Naples, you're bound to find one in your own time zone to join. Phoenix, Arizona, United States 9:00 a.m.

Bringing “NOW Generation” Leaders to the Forefront

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As a proud young nonprofit professional in the Phoenix valley, I believe it's important to remember that age is not a qualifying factor in one’s professional abilities. Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by.

Reflections on the path to social sector success

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Applications are due September 30 for the Phoenix cohort. posted by Karen Ramsey. President & CEO , Lead for Good. Instructor. Nonprofit Management Institute.

Five ways to incentivize volunteers

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View the NMI registration page for information on upcoming courses in Phoenix, Tucson, and online. posted by Jason Rescka , Music Event Manager & Community Board Member. Garage Community & Youth Center.


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Additionally, he sits on the boards of the Welcome to America Project, KEEN Phoenix, Phoenix Collegiate Academy and is a partner of Social Venture Partners. He is also a project leader for Hands On Greater Phoenix and does youth programming through the American Red Cross.

Priceless Board Members

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Jessie grew up in Chicago before moving to Tucson to become a University of Arizona Wildcat for life, landed in Phoenix to start her professional career and is now enjoying life in sunny San Diego.

Nonprofit Start-Up Fever Hits the Valley, Sweeps the Nation

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Newly recognized public charities include the Chandler Christian Academy, the Crossroads Academy in Tonopah, the Arizona Autism Charter Schools in Goodyear, and the Maryvale Preparatory Academy in Phoenix. posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

Transition From Event-Based Fundraising to Annual Fundraising

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Sheryl is a native of Pittsburgh arriving in Phoenix 12 years ago to work with the Relay For Life event in the then Desert Southwest Division of the American Cancer Society. posted by Sheryl Keeme , Executive Director, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Eight marketing tools to effectively communicate your nonprofit’s message

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There are plenty of nonprofit conferences in the Phoenix area as well! posted by. Asher Elran , Founder. Dynamic Search. What most people do not realize is that nonprofit organizations experience similar complications and obstacles that a businesses face.

Fighting for a cause

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Are you a service-minded, emerging professional looking to start your career in the Phoenix area''s nonprofit sector? posted by. Dick Erwin. I recently completed a nonprofit internship, and it was a very difficult and challenging experience.

What Attributes do Nonprofits Need to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration?

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Funding cuts could leave 100-plus Phoenix-area families homeless -- again. Additionally, Cruz serves on the Built for Zero leadership team in Phoenix which focuses on ending veteran homelessness. posted by Jessica Cruz SSVF Program Coordinator, UMOM New Day Center.

Building Better Boards in 10 Easy Steps

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When fundraising legend Jerry Panas was the featured presenter to a small group of nonprofit CEO's and board chairs in Phoenix, those in the room hung on his every word. posted by. Todd Hornback , Director of Community Life. DMB Associates, Inc. Your board is your destiny."

Seven Tools to Create Awesome Visual Content

John Haydon

Phoenix (web-based). From basic image retouching to complex effects, Phoenix has a lot of the same basic features of a desktop image editor with the simplicity and accessibility of a web-based application.

The Tech That Will Change 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Remember Samantha, the smartphone OS in the movie Her that Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with? In this edition of nonprofit tech news, TechSoup shows new ways your nonprofit could harness mobile and killer apps in 2016!

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Elsbeth Pollack

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For me, that’s such a win-win; we’re supporting this next generation of leaders and we’re also supporting these nonprofits and government agencies that are doing such important and relevant change work and community-building work in Phoenix.

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants