YNPN Blog: Resources, People, Ideas

We're excited to share that YNPN has partnered with the University of Nebraska Omaha to undertake a survey that is one of the first of its kind to collect the experiences of young professionals working in the sector. The information collected in this survey will be used by the research team to better understand the trends and needs of young professionals the nonprofit sector.

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Support YNPN's Fall Campaign!

As a supporter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), you probably know that we are deeply committed to building a diverse and powerful social sector. What you don’t know is that YNPN is on the verge of releasing a new strategic plan that puts the results we want to achieve at the center of our work, but we need your help.

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A message from YNPN Executive Director Jamie Smith:  

"One of the quotes that keeps me going when the injustices of the world feel too overwhelming is from the Talmud. We know from the wisdom of those who came before us that the way to beat back the darkness of hate is moving forward justly despite our heartbreak and overwhelm.

To our members and friends in the immigrant, transgender and non-binary, black, and Jewish communities: I love you and treasure our shared humanity. I am grateful for the courage, resilience, and many other beautiful things you bring to our nation. I am deeply sorry that living in this country requires the courage and resilience that it does right now. After the events of the last week, please know that there are more of us who grieve with you than don't.

For those of us who are affected by these tragedies but to a lesser extent, let us recommit to the work. Those on the side of hate are fighting a war they will eventually lose, but in the meantime their most effective tactic is causing us to lose heart. We won't be daunted."

News Roundup - June 2018

Each month, we round up all of our favorite news content and share it with you. This handpicked collection is meant to inspire new ideas, spark meaningful discourse, and keep you up-to-date on the latest trends and issues happening in the social sector. Enjoy!

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A Note Before The Conference

This article is from of our #ynpn18 LinkedIn series, which highlights the importance of young professionals attending conferences like the YNPN National Conference and Leaders Institute in order to further develop their skillsets and career prospects. Join us as we introduce YNPN Board Member, Robert Nelson!

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Advocacy and You: Taking Action for Change

This article is from of our #ynpn18 LinkedIn series, which highlights the importance of young professionals attending conferences like the YNPN National Conference and Leaders Institute in order to further develop their skillsets and career prospects. Join us as we introduce YNPN Board Member, Sentari Minor!

 

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News Roundup - May 2018

Each month, we round up all of our favorite news content and share it with you. This handpicked collection is meant to inspire new ideas, spark meaningful discourse, and keep you up-to-date on the latest trends and issues happening in the social sector. Enjoy!

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Write for Nonprofit Quarterly

Do you want to write for one of the largest independent news organizations for the civil sector? If you’d like to write a feature article, or you have one written that you’d like us to consider for publication, please...

 

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Talent-Investing is Coming to #ynpn18

This year's conference sessions are more diverse and more empowering than ever! For #ynpn18, we're bringing you a prominent nonprofit talent-investment leader to share her story.

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