Black History Month is a unique time in the nonprofit sector. While the month of February highlights the historical impact that so many in the African American community have had in the history of our nation and our world, it can also highlight how… Read More »Black History Month
Happy holidays YNPNdc members and friends! The holidays can be a time of great joy and celebration! However, they can also be a time of challenge for many, as some parents are unable to provide toys for their kids and others can’t afford to have… Read More »Happy Holidays from YNPNdc!
Today, we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities for 2021! In 1992, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the observance of this day to increase understanding of disability issues and of the economic, political, and social disparities experienced by people with disabilities. … Read More »Happy International Day of Persons With Disabilities!
According to a study by Easterseals, nearly 69% of adults with disabilities still live with their parents and only 11% of them have full-time employment. Best Buddies International was founded in 1989 to help address the inequities faced by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.… Read More »Inclusive Housing for People with and without Disabilities
Statement by YNPNdc Board of Directors Our hearts are broken as we process the heinous murders of eight people, including six Asian women, this week in Atlanta. This news comes after months of hate and violence toward the Asian and Pacific Islander community since the pandemic… Read More »Grief and solidarity with our Asian & Pacific Islander community
We Stand With Our Black Peers: Resources for Dismantling Systemic Racism Within the Nonprofit Sector
YNPNdc is committed to fostering a more diverse and inclusive nonprofit workforce and we firmly stand with our Black and Brown peers across race, class, and power in demanding change to the systematic and structural racism that continues to negatively impact and take the lives… Read More »We Stand With Our Black Peers: Resources for Dismantling Systemic Racism Within the Nonprofit Sector
YNPNdc is reflecting on the enduring resilience of women all around the world, and honoring the contributions that women have made to our history, culture, and society. Every year, the National Women’s History Alliance (NWHA) chooses a theme to guide its programming and vision, and… Read More »How We Recognize Women’s History Month
Even though Black History Month has ended, YNPNdc is interested in continuing the dialogue and sharing ways to celebrate Black excellence year-round. The month of February provides an opportunity to educate, celebrate, and reflect upon the history, struggles, and triumphs of Black communities, and yet… Read More »Celebrating Black Excellence
When the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation organized the first ever Giving Tuesday in 2012, they probably had no idea it would turn into a phenomenon helping organizations worldwide exceed their annual fundraising goals. Last year, #GivingTuesday campaigns raised approximately $274 million… Read More »Get Motivated and Mobilized for Giving Tuesday
A few of us at YNPNdc recently joined fellow nonprofiteers for the YNPN National Activate! Summit, a gathering of emerging social sector leaders, in Portland, OR. The summit constituted the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network’s 10th annual National Conference and Leadership Institute. What made this summit… Read More »Activate! A New Chapter for YNPNdc