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    Changing the Converstation: Capitalizing on the Strengths of Veterans Here at Home

    July 4, 2014 The Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership released a white paper that examines current perceptions and discussion surrounding returning military veterans, and offers future narratives that highlight the strengths, rather than the wounds, of all veterans.

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    2014 Philanthropy and Social Change

    Please join us on April 22, 2014 at 4:00pm as our Philanthropy and Social Change course awards $15,000 in grants to D.C. nonprofits. RSVP at:

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    Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Considerations for the New Geography of Poverty

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    Reimagining Service Case Studies

    The Center has partnered with Reimagining Service for the Bank of America Service Leadership Fellows Program. These case studies were written by the 2013 Fellows.

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    Global Philanthropy Issue Briefs Series

    Written by prominent scholars, philanthropists and policy makers, the Issue Briefs discuss new philanthropic strategies for addressing global problems.

Increasingly, the U.S. economy and the health of our global communities rely on a robust and highly-functioning nonprofit sector. The public sector, the private sector, and the nonprofit sector all recognize the growing need to collaborate in order to tackle this challenging work.

At the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership, we see our role as preparing leaders who can work for the public good across all sectors.

We provide opportunities for Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students to engage in rigorous study, to undertake challenging research, and to experience the real-life application of skills that are required of cross-sector leaders.

The Center offers leadership development and executive education programs, including our signature Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate, with a focus on serving underrepresented populations.

The Center has launched a new Veterans Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, with the goal of improving the support for our veterans returning from war. The Initiative includes executive education, case study research, and public issue forums highlighting best practices.

Finally, the Center focuses attention on philanthropy education and research–through its endowed Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy—strengthening the efforts of individual donors as well as institutions to use philanthropy to address intractable social problems.


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