• Third Sector Radio USA

    Nonprofits, as stewards of their slices of the commons, have a moral obligation to work to reverse such trends, not only in the work they do, but even more importantly in how they do it. Participative assessment and decision-making is what made the the nonprofit sector so important in democracy in the past. Allowing an elite few to make decisions comes at our peril. Nonprofits can model democracy in action. Yes, democracy is “messy”–it is complex. But it is an exciting, innovative, and rewarding “mess.”