Monthly Archives: August 2011

Want a national networking experience? Look no further!

While we don’t normally advertise conferences here on the blog – we want you to be aware of this exciting professional development opportunity, available at a discount to YNPN Chicago members. Are you looking for exemplary peer and mentor networking? … Continue reading

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How Does My Talent Fit Into My Life Plan by Ashely S.C. Walls

This statement is the sum of my soon-to-be life plan: To have a creative impact on urban change by designing sustainable communities. In no way should this statement limit me, but instead it should help guide how I use my … Continue reading

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So, You Think You Want to Start a Nonprofit?: Legal Steps From Incorporation Through 501(c)(3) Including Alternatives to Creating a New Charity by Erica Spangler Raz

So you have this great idea…Regardless of how great your idea is, there is a lot of work to be done to convert that great idea into a legally recognized nonprofit with federal income tax exemption (typically 501(c)(3) status). This … Continue reading

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The Insider: Lisa Brown Morton, President & CEO of Nonprofit HR Solutions

This interview was conducted by Sandra C. Davis and was originally posted on the blog Black Gives Back. Want to learn how to remain competitive in this tight job market?  Need nonprofit job search tips? Read on to learn all … Continue reading

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Joining a Board the Right Thing For You? by Carlos Velazquez

This past weekend, I was thrilled to have been accepted to join the board of Pros Arts Studios, a wonderful Pilsen-based non-profit offering arts programs and events for Chicago youth and the community. It’s the first board that I will … Continue reading

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