Bring sustainability to the party with reusable party packs

The waste-free desires of even the most well-intentioned party planner can be thwarted because few people simply don’t have enough dishes for more than a handful of guests. And even if you did have 50 plates, where would you store them? One solution growing in popularity as part of both the sharing economy and zero-waste…

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Trainer’s Notebook: Using Dot Voting Online

When I facilitate meetings or workshops for nonprofits, not matter the topic, I incorporate many participatory approaches and design thinking methods. One technique that I often employ is called “Dot Voting”  or “Visual the Vote.” This is a simple process for getting participants to prioritize ideas or decisions. You use this to follow a brainstorming…

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Study Detailing Financial Status of 946 Private Colleges Is Quashed

BkrmadtyaKarki (pixabay.com) November 19, 2019; Inside Higher Ed A college-advising company known as Edmit carefully collected data and created a list that examined the finances of 946 private colleges and projected how many years some of them might have until they ran out of money and closed. But you won’t see that list anytime soon,…

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Jewish Nonprofit Employees Decide They Too Want Radical Salary Transparency

“Stained-Glass Star of David, Sofia Synagogue, Sofia, Bulgaria,” Adam Jones November 20, 2019; Forward “Employees at Jewish nonprofits all over the country are disseminating a spreadsheet meant to help inform workers—especially female ones—about the salaries of their peers,” writes Molly Boigon in the Forward. Within its first day, it had already collected over 300 entries….

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