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Protecting Voting Rights Shows Gratitude to Veterans

September 8, 2017






Voting is the core of democracy, and not only that: it's also a way to thank veterans, active-duty, and their families for their service. That being said, I work with groups who are protecting Americans' right to vote. The Brennan Center for Justice is is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve… Read more »

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Not Every GI is a Joe: Finding Gender Equity for Veterans

August 28, 2017






There are so many veterans in the US, and never enough support. Though, there are good orgs who are really serious about getting stuff done. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is fighting hard for the often invisible veterans: Women. #SheWhoBorneTheBattle is IAVA’s campaign to fully recognize and improve services for women veterans. The… Read more »

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5 Ways Nonprofits And Funders Can Better Connect

August 24, 2017






Folks, I get lots of requests for support, and my background in customer service is really helpful for getting back to people pretty quickly. Unfortunately, lots of orgs reach out but don't really have a specific ask in mind connected to specific outcomes. And, sometimes, people tend to forget that there's really another human on… Read more »

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How I Went From Fashionista to Veteran Advocate

August 8, 2017






[This guest blog post was won in support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation.] Above the din of the crowd surrounding the red carpet, the clicking sounds subtly announced the explosions that were glittering camera flashes bombarding me. The lights were everywhere, reminiscent of the stars in the American flag. They say one cannot see the… Read more »

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New Infographic reveals poll data about Americans' perception of voting in the US.

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Did you know that only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups? Here’s why funding women startups is a really good idea.

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How much money do crowdfunding campaigns raise on average for nonprofits? What are best practices for doing crowdfunding right?

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