Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Snapshot of the Immigrant Experience by Divya Mohan Little

YNPN Chicago Board of Directors Speak! I love 2012.  Or more accurately, I love the new millennium.  At least in the nonprofit world, we are instructed to celebrate diversity and value inclusion.  Now most organizations have an expressed commitment to … Continue reading

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Developing Your Leadership Skills as a Young, Nonprofit Professional by Dan Gould

YNPN Chicago Board of Directors Speak! Leadership is a set of skills and qualities that needs constant practice, and for many emerging nonprofit leaders, can be an area of limited experience.  I feel guilty for using the word “emerging” to … Continue reading

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Educational Programs in Chicago for Nonprofit Professionals by Katie Anthony

YNPN Chicago Board of Directors Speak! Recently YNPN Chicago and YNPN National featured articles about Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Armed with this funding information, and perhaps new year’s resolutions to make some big life changes, you may be considering going … Continue reading

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When I Realized People Should Be Able to Pronounce My Real Name by Soukprida Phetmisy

YNPN Chicago Board of Directors Speak! When I was five, my mother enrolled me in Kindergarten. My Pocahontas lunch box came to school filled with sticky rice, homemade beef jerky, and sometimes a tomato-based and fish-smelling dipping sauce. None of … Continue reading

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