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While I get most of my news directly from the pages of my daily newspaper, I was so saddened to wake up Monday morning to a tweet on my phone from a local television news show sharing the sad news that Senator Paul Sarbanes had passed away. I didn’t know Senator Sarbanes personally, but I […]

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Maryland Latinos Unidos, una nueva organización estatal que tiene el objetivo de abordar temas de especial interés para las comunidades latinas e inmigrantes de Maryland, contrató a la Dra. Gabriela Lemus como su primera directora ejecutiva.

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Maryland Latinos Unidos (MLU), a new statewide organization with the goal of addressing issues of special concern to Maryland’s Latino and immigrant communities, has hired its first executive director, Dr. Gabriela Lemus.

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I was intrigued by an article in the New York Times last week entitled, “Demand on Nonprofit Groups Rose in the Pandemic, Even as Volunteering Fell.” The article cited a recent study by Fidelity Charitable which found that two-thirds of all volunteers had either decreased or stopped their volunteering because of the pandemic. This is […]

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If you are looking for ways to increase the diversity of your giving this season, Maryland Nonprofits is on board with you!  Maryland’s African American and Latino communities have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic crisis, and are coping with the impact of racism in their lives and everyday work in our […]

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As frequent readers of this blog know, the Standards for Excellence: and Ethics Code for the Nonprofit Sector document is a consensus model for how the most well-managed and responsibly-governed nonprofits operate.  This means that when nonprofit leaders review the tenets and benchmarks of the code, they generally agree with the benchmarks and principles.  But, […]

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