ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | September 3

What are some lessons learned from the March on Washington? Is Atlanta's UPS company playing the blame game with "Obamacare" by making changes to their...

Each Monday (or, in the case of a holiday, Tuesday), we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.

Findings Friday | 50 Years On: Recommitting to Jobs and Freedom

Friday, August 30, 2013
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As the nation commemorates 50 years since the March on Washington, researchers and thought leaders reflect on new data on upward mobility, education and jobs that...

It’s the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a moment when the civil rights movement crescendoed into Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. It was a call to action in the most public of forums–demanding education, jobs, a living wage, and equality.

ICYMI: Last Week's NP News, Today | August 26

What's the latest news with the charitable tax deduction?  Which Georgia locality took arts funding cuts off of their budget chopping block?  And how do...

Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news that’s caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.

Findings Friday | 3 Steps for Building Capacity through Collaboration

Thursday, August 22, 2013
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New research from The University of Texas at Arlington presents three ways to overcome common barriers that nonprofits face when building capacity to address community...

Following six nonprofits, a public health office, and the lead organizer, researcher Karabi Bezboruah studies a community development process in a suburban Texas community. Three conclusions are identified to overcome the nearly universal barriers of exclusion of low-income individuals, stake-holders’ misaligned ideologies and approaches, and public apathy.

Retired Army Colonel Calls for More Focused Veterans Services

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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In a nationally syndicated article, retired Army Colonel David Sutherland cites and corroborates GCN's Metro Atlanta Veterans Service Report and calls for more focused methods in...

Colonel David Sutherland — former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, founder of the Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Community Services, and Purple Heart recipient — writes, “When it comes to addressing the needs of returning veterans, bigger isn’t better.”

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