Laurel O’Sullivan, principal and founder of The Advocacy Collaborative, says we need to talk about advocacy as a leadership strategy and a driver for advancing mission with impact. Read about the AdvocacyForward framework that gives advocacy the same management primacy as fundraising or programs.
Bolder Advocacy Blog
Posted by Isaiah Castilla on October 7, 2015
When do I register as a lobbyist in my state? We’re often asked this question during trainings and technical assistance calls. To answer this question, we’ve just updated our State Lobbying Thresholds chart. This chart succinctly presents the employer, employee, and grassroots registration thresholds for the 27 states included in our in-depth State Law Resource library.
Posted by Rebecca Cappy on October 5, 2015
Alliance for Justice joined an op-ed in the San Francisco Examiner opposing Proposition C on November’s ballot in San Francisco: “[Prop C] was intended to root out so-called “astro-turf” nonprofits fronting for politically influential corporations, but instead casts too wide a net and sweeps in our city’s patchwork quilt of community- and faith-based organizations that represent the voice of neighborhoods and vulnerable communities.” The debate over Prop C was picked up by Nonprofit Quarterly which covered our op-ed and the supporters’ own op-ed as well.
Posted by Christine Strigaro on September 11, 2015
Alliance for Justice’s Foundation Program has been reading and chronicling some fantastic articles, books, and blogs this month. In response to this great content, we champion great reads every month from the philanthropic community. This month’s compilation includes articles on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, collective impact, “strategic” philanthropy, and more!
Posted by Natalie Roetzel on September 11, 2015
This Thursday, September 17, Alliance for Justice’s Texas Office will participate in the 7th Annual North Texas Giving Day. This event, which was founded in 2009 by the Communities Foundation of Texas, raises millions of dollars for nonprofit organizations in Dallas and surrounding communities.
Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 10, 2015
Forced arbitration is a pernicious practice that shuts everyday Americans out of court when they are defrauded by big business or discriminated against at work. But did you know that forced arbitration is often a problem for our senior citizens in nursing homes? Learn how advocates across the country are rallying support to remove forced arbitration from nursing home contracts and how you can join.