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Research Friday: ASU is an Important Central Hub for Nonprofit Organizations

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& Management Student, Arizona State University. This week we welcome Mary McGillicuddy, one of the researchers who worked with the ASU College of Public Programs on a project that analyzed and mapped the social network of downtown Phoenix nonprofit organizations. posted by.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Can You Teach a Watchdog New Tricks?

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Associate Professor, ASU School of Community Resources & Development This post is about a bad dog and the role that a class of ASU students is playing in its quest for redemption. but I got a good test drive because 23 students in my graduate seminar (Theory and Practice of Philanthropy) here at Arizona State University have been invited inside this spring semester to both learn about and hone the evaluation process.

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: American Humanics: An Elite Group

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But I think it fits the graduating class of American Humanics (AH) students, all 18 of them. The 18 students being recognized at the annual graduation celebration will have completed all requirements during the spring, summer, and fall semesters of 2011. As part of the dinner tradition, AH student leaders, Justin Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer of the AH Student Association, and Torrie Yerkovich, Senior Dinner Chair, planned and hosted the event.

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: "If you have to leave, why did you.

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ASB is a great opportunity for college students who choose to spend their spring breaks volunteering in communities across the country. Since 2006, nearly 2,000 students have participated in ASB, volunteering over 64,000 hours of service. Every year, as ASB comes to a close, students tell us about how much theyve learned, how they loved helping people, and how theyve made great new friends.

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.

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Ally Shares Her Experience in Program

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Club Swift is an after-school program for teens in North Phoenix. These students come from low socioeconomic communities and are not expected to achieve much, however neither was I. The students each took an assessment that would tell them their strengths and leadership style.

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MEET AN ALLY: Channtal Polanco

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Prior to Public Allies I was a first-generation college student pursuing my Associate of Arts (AA) degree at Phoenix College, working part-time with the City of Phoenix Head Start and being a mother to my wonderful child. Immediately after Public Allies as a first-generation Chicana college student, I am hoping to continue my education at Phoenix College and graduate with an Associate of Arts by spring 2020. posted by Channtal Polanco Class 13 Public Ally.

Principal for a Day

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I had the pleasure of serving as Principal for a Day at Arizona School for the Arts (ASA) on October 27 via a program put on by HandsOn Greater Phoenix. Promoting internship opportunities at MIM to ASA students and alumni. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving.

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Anne Kotleba, Part 2

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The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) is a student association for undergraduates interested in nonprofit careers. The students have put together a series of really interesting and engaging events for the semester, one of which is a retreat for all the students in the NLA program.

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The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) is the only national conference expressly designed to prepare 400+ college students for a career in the social sector. Cultivating Student Philanthropy. Cultivating Student Philanthropy.

'I Can Honestly Say That My Life Has Changed Dramatically With Public Allies'

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We reached out to people from the City of Phoenix to find solutions for some of these problems. We did our part by getting people from the City of Phoenix out there and then let the community take the lead and make a difference. I’ve become an unofficial mentor and tutor for these young students who are eager to learn and become leaders themselves. posted by Prisma Paredes Class 12 Public Ally. What I have learned in Public Allies: · Social justice. Data rescue. Networking.

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Anne Kotleba

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She joins us just in time to start a new school year and meet a new group of wonderful nonprofit students! When they leave here, I want my students to continue to question, learn, teach, and continue to use their education to change the world.

How Can Systematic Evaluation of a Volunteer Program Positively Impact an Organization?

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Cara Pritulsky is a graduate student of the Arizona State University Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. posted by Cara Pritulsky Spring 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Blog Respects Paid For The Families of Victims In Aurora Colorado

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student at Aurora Community College. Teves, 24, of Phoenix; earned master’s degree in counseling psychology in June from University of Denver. Boik, 18; incoming first-year student at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design who planned to become an art teacher.

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? He told the story of a rabbi whose important lesson to his students is that each of us can teach us something. one student asked. posted by. Abbie S.

Happy Birthday! The Charitable Deduction Turns 100

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I tell my students that the deduction is a “tool of government”: the federal government gives us financial incentives to spend our money in certain productive ways. posted by Mark Hager Associate Professor ASU School of Community Resources and Development.

How Can Nonprofits Address the Challenges and Opportunities of Disrupting Technologies?

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Uber is not the only company debuting this newest innovation- Waymo, a Google subsidiary, and General Motors are both testing their own self-driving cars in the Phoenix area. posted by Stanford Prescott Graduate Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. On Feb.

Five ways to incentivize volunteers

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While setting up an awareness concert to raise money for cancer, the Garage grouped high school students from different locations. Even though the students did not know each other, their similar titles were a factor in bringing them together as a team.

Nonprofit as Shibboleth

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Some of my students are going to use the hyphen. Before moving to Phoenix, he was a Senior Research Associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, a Washington D.C.

Walking the Tight Rope: Finding Work-Life Balance in the Nonprofit Sector

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Mary's Food Bank Alliance in Phoenix. Laci Lester is a Program Manager with ASU Lodestar Center's Public Allies Arizona program and a board member of YNPN Phoenix. posted by. Laci Lester. Public Allies Arizona. Program Manager, ASU Lodestar Center.

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'I Have Always Known That I Wanted to Make a Positive Change in Our Society and I Am So Honored to Have Been Given This Opportunity'

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In September 2017, I applied to be a Public Ally after first applying for a student worker position with Public Allies Arizona. When I first applied for the student worker position, I really did not know what Public Allies was; I just knew they helped youth get involved in the community. I had recently moved to Arizona from Michigan for graduate school and was so excited to learn more about the nonprofit community in Phoenix. posted by Kendelle Brown Class 12 Public Ally.

Switching gears: How I found my place in volunteering

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During my last year as a student at ASU, I completed a youth ministry internship at the All Saints Catholic Newman Center on the Tempe campus. Vincent de Paul Church in Phoenix. posted by. Sarah Hipolito , Program Coordinator, Senior. ASU Lodestar Center.

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Donning the Sweatshirt of Service: Reflections from a Second-Year Ally

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Coordinator & Volunteer Coordinator, ADL Arizona and GLSEN Phoenix. This year alone, Joseph Perez created an entire collaborative program that uses hip hop to teach students about life. posted by. Angela Soliz , ASU Lodestar Center. Public Allies AZ Alumna /.

What are the nonprofit management implications of Pay for Success programs?

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Business Aligning for Students: The Promise of Collective Impact. and Phoenix, Arizona. posted by Abby Elsener Assistant Director of Development, ASU Foundation.

Research Friday: Why Give to International Charities?

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I am a student in the Master of Nonprofit Studies program at Arizona State University and work for the ASU Lodestar Center. Food for the Hungry is the largest, and there are many others, such as Borderlinks and Phoenix Sister Cities.

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

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The graph and the data I used to create it is material for one of my graduate seminars at ASU called The Nonprofit Sector , and students always seem interested in thinking about why exemptions might bounce around from year to year. posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Take our fun quiz on.

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It was a great week for learning and connecting, with over 500 people attending the Phoenix Business Journals Fourth Annual Nonprofit Business Summit , which engaged nonprofit and business leaders in dialogue and educational sessions. 3-4 — Sector Student - Arent we all? I can only imagine how tough she is on students. :) May 7, 2011 10:05 AM Nick L. But I’m happy – I’m a student :) May 9, 2011 11:08 PM Caroline Sound said.

Research Friday: The gift

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continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. Yet there seemed no concern for the dire condition of a dangerous bench, threatening to injure a student at any time. posted by. Dianna Schwartz , Public Allies Arizona Alumna.

Research Friday: A Case for Content Curation

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This is a question our faculty, staff, and student team asks frequently in our quest to meet our Center's mission to help build the capacity of the social sector for those who lead, manage, and support nonprofits. posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D. Executive Director. ASU Lodestar Center.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Making the Play: Successfully Engaging.

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Disclaimer Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Making the Play: Successfully Engaging Youth Within the Nonprofit Sector posted by David "DJ" Heyward , American Humanics Student / Team MPhasis Coach Many of us in the nonprofit sector work specifically with children and young adults.

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Sustaining Innovation Book Discussion Part 1: What Does it Take Innovate Naturally and Frequently?

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By far the most educational stories in the book concern the Phoenix Group, a housing/economic development non-profit that imploded over the course of Light's research.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: All You Need is Love. and a Whole Lot.

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With keynote speakers Travis Manzione (Director of Assessment Tools for The Center for Effective Philanthropy ) and Charles Best (Founder and CEO of ), and a panel representing local nonprofits and funders (including Ear Candy , Phoenix Youth at Risk , SRP , and Virginia G. Will students be able to attend (if it's even only to observe) the 2012 2011 Forum on Nonprofit Effectiveness?

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Fast Lane Philanthropy

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Phoenix is considered one of the most entrepreneurial communities in North America for business innovation and performance, and Valley nonprofits also are doing innovative and impactful work, creating significant social wealth. It's exciting to see so much support and energy for the innovative work Phoenix nonprofits are doing. I think this is a great opportunity for students!

Finding Pride in American Service

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I watched the marching students below and mulled over that awesome responsibility, and, oddly enough, felt the dawning of a supremely foreign thought. posted by. Dianna Schwartz , Public Allies Arizona Alumna /. Program Associate, New Global Citizens.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: What It Takes to Lead.

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NMI students agree; however, they additionally rank high their interest in learning about strategic planning, board governance, grant writing, marketing, program evaluation, and social entrepreneurship. Responses from NMI students and alumni reveal that 94% say NMI courses are relevant to their daily work. I think it's interesting to see the differences between what the instructors think is important versus what the students are interested in learning more about.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Really, is the.

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The claim of increased commerciality starts feeling rather official when Tuckman and Chang proclaim it in Chapter 27 of the well-regarded Research Handbook and Anheier alerts students to significantly growing marketization and reliance on fee income on page 211 of his textbook.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: "The Art of Data.

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The stories were about Arizona schools and the state of education pertaining to the academic achievement of students and their schools. The sub-heading for this headline read: "More Arizona schools are failing or underperforming as they try to get their students to make academic progress, a state assessment shows." [2] Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85004-0691 602.496.0500 An academic unit of the College of Public Programs

Creating Positive Change through Music: Interview with Christina Murray

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Through its Education and Community Outreach programs, the Symphony helps bring music into the lives of over 14,000 school children each year - students who may not otherwise have access to a symphony.

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Picture This: A Look Back at This Year's.

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It was also fun for me to meet some other students who attended. Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85004-0691 602.496.0500 An academic unit of the College of Public ProgramsASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Twitter Dashboards and the Dark Side of.

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Which is why I really like this blog, because it isn't just from "The ASU Lodestar Center," but is a mosaic of posts from the many people, staff, nonprofit professionals, students, keynote speakers, and others that comprise the diverse and multi-faceted work of the ASU Lodestar Center. Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85004-0691 602.496.0500 An academic unit of the College of Public Programs

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving?

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And I tell my students that Ill give to any of the worthy causes they pour their hearts into, but they have to ask me in person (not on Facebook)! Currently (on my lowly grad student budget), I only give money to one nonprofit org. Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85004-0691 602.496.0500 An academic unit of the College of Public Programs