Today, the movement for universal Pre-K is highly prominent. But the movement did not appear overnight. Rather, it involved a decades-long effort that combined deep scientific research on brain development with communications and advocacy work.
Let’s remind ourselves as we prepare for the next two years, where much damage can be done and much progress made, that nonprofits have a fundamentally American role in helping to organize and educate the population for civic action and engagement—indeed, to teach individuals the very basic skills of democracy itself.
Current nonprofit human resource systems are short-sightedly built on systems of extraction rather than expansion. This article by Jeanne Bell is an in-depth and cutting edge guide on how to respond to a very different employment market while fully optimizing organizational strength. It’s the second of a three-part series on building a different paradigm for nonprofit human resource management.