Strategic Planning Through An Anti-Racist Lens
This piece, Strategic Planning Through An Anti-Racist Lens, first appeared on the NeonCRM blog as a guest post. Nonprofits Causing Harm: But There’s A Solution Nonprofit organizations do some of the most important work in our communities. But… Read More
Being Anti-Racist Requires Real Life Experiences
Being Anti-Racist Isn’t Just Learning Theories *If we are genuinely interested in being anti-racist, it can’t just be about theory. We spend hours and hours talking about racism. We attend workshops and read books and articles about racism…. Read More
Diversity At Nonprofits: Slower Start, Better Results
A Great Opportunity To Learn This week, I was able to witness firsthand the value of diversity at nonprofits. My friend and colleague Ernie Sanders asked me to attend a Grant Writers Workshop put on by the Health Resources… Read More
Black Lives Matter–But Not To White People
White People Don’t Believe Black Lives Matter My Black friends today are in excruciating pain. And much of White America has no clue why. Jordan Edwards, a 15 year old child, was gunned down in Dallas, Texas by… Read More
White Privilege is an MF–And DAMN If It Isn’t Everywhere!
Everyday, I have a choice about whether or not to engage in anti-racist work. Black people do not have that choice. I have White racial privilege.
Using Canva To Format Images For Free!
Image Sizing Is Hard! Or so I thought… I create Facebook ads for clients. Facebook requires images to be 1200 x 628 pixels. (What’s a pixel, you may ask? I’m not really sure.) For some of my clients,… Read More
Blessings: An Unexpected List
Sometimes we find gratitude in places where we least expect it. I love Wendy Mogul’s book, “The Blessing of a Skinned Knee.” In this book, Mogul says that parents should allow their children to experience the world in… Read More
You Want Money Too?
I just received an email from Illinois PIRG, (Public Interest Research Group) a consumer interest group. They do some great work and serve as terrific consumer advocates. So I was excited by this email that suggested we all… Read More