Renee Bracey Sherman : Growth and Liberation

Renee Bracey Sherman Senior Manager of Public Affairs at the National Network of Abortion Funds

Every time I share my abortion story and I’m visible, and someone shares theirs back, and says, “I didn’t know that there was anyone else like me out there,” that is the moment that I say,” Yeah, that’s why I do this.”


My Transformation From Receiver to Giver

Rosa Almanzar, Director of the Family Shelter at Project Hope

” I feel that as a person on this earth it is my responsibility to give and to help, yes it is my job but I enjoy it. When I am helping others it makes this world a better place.”


History and this Election Affirm the Need for Civil Society to be Resilient

All of us are duty-bound to support or oppose the president, as Theodore Roosevelt said, “exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct.…To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”

A Six-Pack of NPQ’s Post-Election Coverage

NPQ’s job is to cover politics and policy as well as practice as they relate to nonprofits and civil society. Any nonprofit leader worth her salt knows it all combines to facilitate or impede your capacity to do your best work.


Nadia Owusu : Equal Access to Opportunity

Nadia Owusu, Assistant Director, Strategic Communications & Storytelling at Living Cities, Inc.

“It was important for me to find a way to make a difference so that others could have access to equal opportunity.”


Merle McGee: Building a Better World by Eliminating Barriers

Merle McGee Chief Program Officer at the YWCA NYC

“I feel compelled both to amplify the interpersonal realities of what folks want and need to access the life that they want, while also engaging the ways structural barriers can impede an individual’s right to self-determination—and recognizing that those things and that work are not mutually exclusive within the context of a nonprofit.”