Carole Levine is a principal consultant at Levine Partners, providing consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She has held senior management positions in national nonprofits: The National PTA (Deputy Executive Director); Communities in Schools (Vice President of Expansion and Technical Assistance); The Family Resource Coalition (Director of Technical Assistance); and National Lekotek Center (Director of Development). Carole holds a BA in education and political science from Washington University, and an M.Ed. in Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy from National Louis University. Carole serves on the boards of local, state, national and international organizations.
In Massachusetts, a variety of structural factors, including high education requirements for jobs and a lack of a strong bilingual education programs in public schools, has resulted in the largest income and home ownership gaps between Latinx and whites in the nation.
As consumer protections fade in the finance industry, nonprofits, particularly those whose clients are most likely to be victims of predatory practices and fraud, understand that what they offer may become a priority service.
In a pattern reminiscent of the Catholic Church, USA Swimming left its swimmers acutely vulnerable by internally flagging those accused of sexual misconduct but not banning them from work in the sport.
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld the dismissal of free speech violation claims by Citizens United. In doing so, it allowed New York to require the public disclosure of donors who give more than $5,000 to nonprofits in the state.
Billionaire candidates for office are not exactly a novelty, but the campaign of billionaire philanthropist J.B. Pritzker for governor of Illinois—one of three billionaires competing for the office!—once again raises uneasy questions regarding the woeful state of democratic practices in the US.