During past recessions nonprofits have had to adjust their approaches to raising money and this recession posses some of the greatest challenges that nonprofits have faced. Donna discusses the importance of local constituencies, and of remaining close to donors through these times.Event: California Council of Land Trusts 2009 Conference
Featuring: Melanie Rios Glaser, Executive Director of the Wooden Floor, Reginald Adams, President & CEO of the Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston, Dr. John Long, Vice President of Research and Collections of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Sue Gardner, Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation, Cindy Cohn, Legal Director & General Counsel of Electronic Frontier Foundation, Jakada Imani, Executive Director of Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Marc Spencer, CEO of Juma Ventures, Martin Fisher, CEO of KickStart, and Cecil Williams, Minister of Liberation of Glide Foundation.
Deputy Executive Director of Development & Global Initiatives Michele Alexander discusses an independent, international organization that works to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all.
Alan van Capelle, President & CEO at Educational Alliance discusses helping more than 4 million New Yorkers to date through social, educational, and recreational programs that embrace innovation and build community.
Deborah Cullinan, Chief Executive Officer of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, discusses the role of arts center in bringing together diverse communities and in grappling with the complex, important issues of our time.
Theresa Pierno, President & CEO of the National Parks Conservation Association, discusses the importance in preserving natural resources and landscapes in order to maintain the fabric of American culture for future generations. This interview was produced in collaboration with WHUT (Howard University Television).
Laura Janney, Executive Director of Muncie Outreach, discusses educating communities throughout Indiana on the identities and rights of young LGBTQ residents. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Interim Program Officer for Arts and Culture Moy Eng discusses fundraising and funding for the arts from her perspective as a development professional for diverse organizations (inc. for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Foundation), and as an art funder (inc. for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation).
Anthony Tomasheski, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of El Paso, discusses how offering enrichment and after-school programs to children help build a strong sense of community. This interview was produced in collaboration with KCOSTV.
Eliza Byard discusses ensuring that all students, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.
Paula Panczenko, Executive Director of Tandem Press, President of the International Fine Print Dealers Association, discusses the incredible collaboration between Tandem Press students, curators and master printers in creating and delivering impactful artwork across the country.