By Laura Danielson: Conferences are expensive. Registration fees, travel and lodging, per diem. And of course, you have to be out of the office for a couple of days. So how can you justify such a time-consuming and expensive event? Get your money’s worth and then some. NETWORK. Networking is one of the most popular […]

By Fran Butterfoss: Coalitions are effective tools for creating social change. They provide opportunities for diverse organizations to work on community issues from many fronts. One of the best ways to make your organization’s voice heard is to join a coalition that focuses on your area of interest. If one doesn’t currently exist, start one! Here […]

by Debra Desvignes: Learning how to successfully pitch stories to the media can garner free publicity. Free publicity most often leads to brand awareness, strategic partnerships, and so on. But, it is important to be fully aware of the reporter’s outlet and pitch accordingly. So, what is the secret in pitching a story that is enticing to […]


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