Give Confidently on #GivingTuesday

This year, millions of people around the world will participate in #GivingTuesday by donating their time, talents, and dollars.Will you be one of them? Learn how you can use Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, to find a charity you can feel good about supporting. Read more »

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6 Reasons Why We’re Thankful for Nonprofits

Now is the perfect time to reflect on all the blessings 2018 has brought us. One thing we’re especially grateful for is the nonprofit sector and all the great work it’s done this year (and every year). Here are six reasons why we’re thankful for the work nonprofits do each and every day. 1. They…

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Museum of the American Indian Seeks to Change Thanksgiving Narratives

Phillip Ritz [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons November 20, 2018; PBS NewsHour and Education Week “School children in the US often celebrate Thanksgiving by dressing up as pilgrims and ‘Indians’,” notes Kavitaha Cardoza of Education Week, reporting for News Hour. (For a humorous send-up of the standard account, see this old movie clip from…

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Repatriation of Sacred Indigenous Objects—Museum Learning and Healing

James Miles [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons November 16, 2018; Hyperallergic Context is everything. That’s as true for the conversations about cultural property and repatriation as it is of the objects at the center of those conversations. This week, important conversations are taking place between representatives of the British Museum in London and residents…

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Why Environmental Reporting is So Intensely Dangerous

“DC Protest of DAPL, 2/8/2017,” Susan Melkisethian November 15, 2018; The Conversation NPQ has discussed the issue of journalism with the goal of impact vs. clinical reportage of facts. Environmental journalists often walk the line between reporting—revealing truths—and advocacy, and they take risks akin to those reporting from dictatorships, wars, and disasters. Tristan Ahtone, board…

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