Archive: News Story

  • New Graduate Fellows’ Case Study Research

    During the 2018-2019 academic year, the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership provided opportunities for McCourt School graduate students to join the center as research fellows and conduct indep

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  • The Women’s Resistance Grassroots Movement in Virginia

    The new resistance groups that “popped-up” after the 2016 presidential election have made an impact in a series of important elections in Virginia, have helped fight for key legislation including Medicaid Expansion and the ERA, and have provided a collaborative space for individuals to become politically engaged, often for the first time.

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  • Growing Networks and Diversity: CPNL and Crimsonbridge Foundation Partnership

    The Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership and the Crimsonbridge Foundation have partnered since 2016 to provide scholarships to nonprofit leaders in the D.C. area, making it possible for them to attend the Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program at Georgetown University.

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  • Developing Our Future Leaders: Insights from Graduate Alumni, Ed Sivak (MPP ’01)

    Ed Sivak (MPP ’01) works at the Hope Enterprise Corporations / Hope Credit Union (HOPE) in Jackson, Mississippi, where he manages the strategic direction and implementation of HOPE’s public policy activities and all internal and external communication with members, the media, investors and other stakeholders.

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  • 2020 Census: Race Counts

    On April 30th from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership will be hosting an event, 2020 Census: Race Counts. The event will include 1) a discussion with national experts on why a fair census count is so critical, 2) release of new research on racial equity, and 3) graduate student awards of $20,000 to D.C. nonprofits working on racial justice.

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  • 2017-2018 Annual Report

    Our Nielsen Graduate Student Fellow, Edward Weizenegger, conducted research on philanthropists’ experiences. Luisa Boyarski, the Center’s Assistant Director, examined what nonprofits are doing to advance racial equity within their organizations. Tamara Copeland, CEO of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, and I taught a new McCourt School graduate course, “Philanthropists’ Response to Racial Inequity in America” in which students awarded $20,000 to Washington, D.C. nonprofits intentionally promoting racial equity within their organizations and in the broader community.

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  • Developing a Strategic Partnership: Lessons Learned from SourceAmerica and Special Olympics

    Two years ago, a key partnership began between two organizations participating in the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership’s Summer 2016 Nonprofit Management Certificate program. After learning how complementary their missions were, Special Olympics and SourceAmerica began to work together to find ways to better serve the disability community.

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  • Workshop for Nonprofit Leaders Identifies Challenges, Solutions to Building a Race Equity Culture

    How can organizations build a race equity culture? This was the central question at the workshop co-hosted by Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) and Equity in the Center on September 7, 2018.

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  • Three-Year Partnership with Crimsonbridge Foundation Leads to More Diversity and New Scholarships in Certificate Program

    Since 2016, the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and the Crimsonbridge Foundation have partnered to provide scholarships aimed at developing the leadership of Greater Washington Region nonprofits.

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  • Center’s Philanthropy Class Awards Racial Equity Grants

    Three nonprofits were presented with monetary awards from the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) on April 17 during an event on “Advancing Racial Equity: Practical Steps for Philanthropists and Nonprofits.”

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