Strategic Planning Through An Anti-Racist Lens

Paper, pens, markers for strategic planning session

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

Multi-Racial Group of Women

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 set of multi-colored pains, paint brushes, and a drawing pad

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

No Silver Linings In The Trump Presidency

No Silver Linings To The Trump Presidency

No Silver Linings In The Trump Presidency There’s some good stuff happening in response to the Nazi rally in Charlottesville, VA and the current administration. However, let’s not for ONE second describe this as a silver lining. There… 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!

Desiree Lynn Adaway's Facebook Post About The Virtual Privilege Walk

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!

Screenshot of cropping an image for a Facebook ad

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

Intro To Website Analytics

Angela Wysocki and I decided to create some video blog posts on topics that are important to nonprofits and small businesses and their digital marketing efforts. And we decided to start with website analytics because there is perhaps… 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