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    8 Resolutions for Nonprofits and Foundations

    As 2014 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time for organizations to start planning for the new year. Check out some resolutions from our experts about what nonprofits and foundations can do to ensure a successful 2015!

  • 2014 Top Blogs Slideshow

    Readers’ Favorite Blogs of 2014

    From election-related topics to philanthropy to the proposed IRS regulations, check out our most popular blogs from 2014!

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    Looking Ahead to 2016: Tips for Maintaining Engagement

    Alliance for Justice gathered experts in Oakland to discuss what lessons nonprofits should take from the series of successful ballot measure campaigns in 2014. In particular, how can advocates maintain momentum on their issues in 2015 and beyond?

  • Causes Count Slideshow

    Power to the Nonprofits!

    Would you feel bolder if you had 72,000 others along with you to advocate for your cause? Well, we have good news for you. CalNonprofits first-ever economic impact report shows that nonprofit sector is strong! Read about some of its findings…

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    How AFJ Can Help

    Have a Question about advocacy? We have answers! If your nonprofit has questions about lobbying or other forms of advocacy, call us. Our attorneys are here 5 days a week.

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    Meet Keely Monroe, new Bolder Advocacy counsel

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on December 17, 2014

    Keely Monroe is the newest member of the Alliance for Justice Bolder Advocacy Initiative, coming on as Counsel in the Washington, DC office. She is looking forward to working with a team of inspiring and motivating colleagues to support nonprofit organizations in robust advocacy efforts.

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    8 Resolutions for Nonprofits and Foundations

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on December 17, 2014

    As 2014 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time for organizations to start planning for the new year. Check out some resolutions from our experts about what nonprofits and foundations can do to ensure a successful 2015!

  • 2014 Top Blogs Slideshow

    Readers’ Favorite Blogs of 2014

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on December 17, 2014

    From election-related topics to philanthropy to the proposed IRS regulations, check out our most popular blogs from 2014!

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    Philanthropy Must Reads: November

    Posted by Sue_Hoechstetter on December 10, 2014

    This month’s compilation of notable articles and publications about the philanthropic sector focuses on multi-stakeholder efforts, healthcare, capacity building and more!

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    Looking Ahead to 2016: Tips for Maintaining Engagement

    Posted by Rebecca Cappy on December 8, 2014

    Alliance for Justice gathered experts in Oakland to discuss what lessons nonprofits should take from the series of successful ballot measure campaigns in 2014. In particular, how can advocates maintain momentum on their issues in 2015 and beyond?

 

 

Advocacy In Action

Nov Advocacy Wins 2014 Slideshow

Mapping November’s #AdvocacyWins

Every month, AFJ is mapping where in the country nonprofits are making strides for fairness, equality, economic opportunity, and other social justice values.

Advocacy in Action

Family Leave and Fair Pay: A Multilateral Approach

The week of June 16th through June 20th, The National Partnership for Women and Families organized the FAMILY Act Week of Action to call upon Congress and the president to pass the Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act. The Week of Action provided a variety of convenient ways for both organizations and individuals to get involved.

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Winning Paid Sick Days in Portland

In a victory for working parents and all workers, Family Forward led the coalition that helped make the Oregon city the 4th in the nation to adopt the policy.

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Prepare for 2015 with the Advocacy Capacity Tool!

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time for organizations to assess their advocacy capacity, identify specific strengths and opportunities, and efficiently focus resources to get the best results in 2015. Use our FREE Advocacy Capacity Tool to take your advocacy work from good to great!

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PowerCheck: Community Organizing Capacity Tool

Community organizing can be a complex process. To assess an organization’s power and sustainability, it’s important to understand its readiness to engage and empower constituents. Bolder Advocacy has a way to determine an organization’s ability to engage in organizing—PowerCheck: a tool for assessing community organizing capacity.

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Our commitment to supporting nonprofits and foundations does not stop at providing resources on the law. When an organization’s ability to do its work and speak out for its communities and constituents is threatened or can be expanded, Alliance for Justice gets involved.