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52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Professional Development

So much of our experiences in the last few months have been out of the ordinary. So many intense, long work-days with short turn-around projects, presentations, and meetings—working diligently to meet the needs and challenges before us. One of the things that strikes...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Navigating Whistleblower Policies

I read with interest a recent article from the Philadelphia Inquirer entitled “Philadelphia Mulls Protections for COVID-19 Workplace Whistleblowers.” (June 11, 2020 by Karen Kahn). The story discusses a bill that the Philadelphia City Council is considering which...
State Resources on Maryland's Reopening

State Resources on Maryland’s Reopening

  As our communities continue to meet benchmarks required for reopening, such as declining COVID-19-related hospitalization rates and a decrease in COVID-19 deaths, Maryland State is following the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery plan. Local jurisdictions are...
George Floyd: Don't Look Away - Part Two

George Floyd: Don’t Look Away (Part Two)

Many of our organizations are making statements regarding George Floyd’s murder. Pushback on our statements is inevitable as our entire society enters into a new level of dialogue about systemic racism. Here’s how we replied to pushback about a recent article.

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52 Tips in 52 Weeks Blog: Building Public Trust

Like you, we follow the headlines. Of course, the headlines have been dominated the last few months with news and updates about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our communities, country and world. We’ve been keeping up with the infection rates, the numbers of...

Nonprofits in Maryland: By the Numbers

Nonprofits in Maryland

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of Marylanders volunteer

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