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Monday, November 2, 2020
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Melanie Miller

Each month, Luann sits down with a different nonprofit leader to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we sit down with Melanie Miller, CEO of Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey.

Jackie Baker, Senior Director of Member Relations

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Tahir Atwater

Each month, Luann sits down with a different nonprofit leader to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we hear from Tahir Atwater, Director of Donor and Volunteer Engagement at Jackson County CASA.

Jackie Baker, Senior Director of Member Relations

Friday, June 12, 2020
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Susan Wally

Each month, Luann sits down with a different nonprofit leader to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we hear from Susan Wally, President & CEO of PREP-KC.

Jackie Baker, Senior Director of Member Relations

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Let's Make Change

The Nonprofit Connect team grieves with our nonprofit community, and stands in support of our colleagues of color against racism and violence.

Luann Feehan, President & CEO

Monday, April 20, 2020
Ten Tips for Your Remote Office Operation

Confronting our new pandemic reality has demanded a lot from nonprofit professionals. But your offices and branch service centers services have been reduced, and you’ve had five weeks of experience of business with a distributed remote workforce. You’ve learned a lot and could write your own ten tips. As a consultant I work to be a “broker of good ideas,” and this includes what I’ve learned from some of you recently.

Guest Post: Bruce Scott, Space to Focus Coaching & Consulting

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Billy Brimblecom

Each month, Luann sits down with a different nonprofit leader to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we hear from Billy Brimblecom, Executive Director at the Steps of Faith Foundation.

Jackie Baker, Director of Marketing

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Valerie Nicholson Watson

Each month, Luann sits down with a different nonprofit leader to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we hear from Valerie Nicholson-Watson, President & CEO of Harvesters- The Community Food Network.

Jackie Baker, Director of Marketing

Monday, January 27, 2020
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Tricia Rojo Bushnell

Each month, Luann sits down with a different nonprofit leader to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we hear from Tricia Rojo Bushnell, Executive Director of Midwest Innocence Project.

Jackie Baker, Director of Marketing

Monday, September 30, 2019
Harnessing the Power of People

Natalye Paquin, president and CEO of Points of Light, likes to imagine a world in which it is impossible for individuals to sit on the sidelines and not support, in some way, solutions to problems in their community.

Guest Post: Natalye Paquin, President & CEO, Points of Light

Monday, June 24, 2019
Fighting the Good Fight as Women of Color

I recently facilitated a discussion of barriers we face both in participating in social issues, and organizing events and rallies. Here are my four biggest takeaways from the discussion.

Tomomi Summers, Director of eLearning