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    Meet our new Southern California Project Manager!

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on August 21, 2014

    We are excited to welcome Nona Randois to the Bolder Advocacy team! As the Southern California Project Manager, Nona is the face of Bolder Advocacy in So Cal.

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    AFJ and AFJAC urge New York SBOE to revise Emergency Regulations

    Posted by Abby Levine on August 19, 2014

    Alliance for Justice and Alliance for Justice Action Campaign recently urged the New York State Board of Elections (SBOE) to revise the Emergency Regulations it issued to implement the registration and reporting regime for persons who engage in “independent expenditures.”

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    Trending Away from Metrics

    Posted by Sue_Hoechstetter on August 15, 2014

    It’s official. The foundation world can rein in its growing focus on metrics and unnecessary types of data when evaluating nonprofit work. Congratulations to Karina Kloos and Daniela Papi for so effectively describing how requiring more numerical evaluation data can stifle nonprofit organizations’ ability to explain what’s working and what’s not working in meaningful terms.

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    Change in Federal Policy Allows Lobbyists Back In

    Posted by Nayantara Mehta on August 14, 2014

    The Obama Administration announced a change in policy on Wednesday, reported by Politico: “Lobbyists for corporations and industry groups will now be allowed to serve on more than 1,000 industry boards, panels and commissions that give the private sector an advisory role in decision-making across the executive branch.”

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    Philanthropy Must Reads: July

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on August 13, 2014

    This month we highlight articles and publications on building grantee capacity, the need for philanthropy to reset its default setting, and much more.



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