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What's Love Got to Do With It?

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

I was struck by a question from Curtis Ogden of Interaction Institute for Social Change which boiled down to "What's love got to do with it?" As it turns out, when making a connection between values and practices, love can play a central role.

How a Recession and a Myth Revealed What We Already Knew

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Facing increased demand for services, nonprofits with limited resources did the best they could to stretch those dollars further, and many funders stepped in with emergency stopgap resources to help.

"Fearless Philanthropy: Reaching Out, Taking Risks and Achieving More": A Conversation with Jean Case

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

I had a chance to talk with Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, about their commitment to make big bets, innovate, learn from failure, collaborate and do it all with a sense of urgency.

Cliffs, Cuts and Change: Facing Austerity and Crises, Will Philanthropy Adapt or Delay?

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

This is the time for philanthropy and the wider nonprofit community to talk about what we have learned from the recession as a starting point for confronting continued uncertainty and this next set of challenges.

Heroic Dog Saves English Boy From Out Of Control Truck

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.26.2012 | Good News

Seven-month-old puppy Geo is being hailed as a hero after he pushed a 10-year-old boy out of the way of an oncoming truck and took the impact himself....

Building Non-Profit Resilience: Strong Roots in a Harsh Climate

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Capacity building, at its most basic, strengthens non-profit's strategy, processes and leadership in ways that enhances their ability to achieve results.

Immigrant Detention Business Is Booming, So Is Abuse

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 11.30.2011 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

This is the current state of our immigration system, one that puts profit over decency and greed over sensible policy.

The Lifeblood of Undergraduate Education Is on Strike

Emily F. Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Emily F. Shaw

The Fighting Illini don't have much fight on the gridiron this year. But the University administration has more than enough fight to allow a strike of its TAs to begin.

Book Lays Out Plan for an 'Impact Index'

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Some of the best nonprofits have been prevented in their potential for growth. What's needed, according to Steven Goldberg, a consultant to nonprofits and social entrepreneurs, is a new nonprofit capital market.

The University of Illinois Strike, Wrapped Up

Rich Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rich Potter

The Graduate Employees' Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has successfully ended a two-day strike against the university administration.

Geo Reporter, Musa Khan Khel, Killed In Pakistan After Covering Peace Rally

AP | SHERIN ZADA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MINGORA, Pakistan — Gunmen killed a Pakistani television reporter Wednesday hours after he covered a peace march led by a hard-line cleric aimed...