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What’s Possible Beyond Collaboration

What’s Possible Beyond Collaboration

Exciting new cooperative efforts could reinvigorate movements for economic justice and workers’ rights. What’s happening is the fruit of long-term relationship-building and a commitment to achieve common goals together that goes beyond mere collaboration. George...
A “Phenomenal” Training for Organizational Consultants

A “Phenomenal” Training for Organizational Consultants

In May, STP hosted our third Art of Transformational Consulting (ATC) Training. After two trainings last year in California, this was our first consultant training on the East Coast, and it was a great success. Over the course of five days at The Equality Center in...
Parenting and Effectiveness

Parenting and Effectiveness

“what if your role as a parent is making you more effective in social change…” This is a relatively novel idea–even mind blowing. Jidan Koon, Deputy Director of Mobilize the Immigrant Vote, California, recently wrote a piece for the Movement...
“…Your Nanny Deserves a Raise”

“…Your Nanny Deserves a Raise”

In 2012, Ai-Jen Poo, the Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) was recognized by Time 100 list. Partnering with major labor unions like the SEIU and other workers’ rights orgs like National Jobs with Justice, Ai-jen Poo is not only a leader...
Supporting Leaders, Supporting Movements

Supporting Leaders, Supporting Movements

Effective social change leaders operate in three different but overlapping spheres: their organization, their movement, and across movements. Some of them make this look easy, but in reality “for even the most gifted and dedicated leaders, this can feel overwhelming...
Habits of Leaders with Common Sense

Habits of Leaders with Common Sense

We’re all really good at identifying bad habits, but what about some good habits we can pick up? Recently, Elephant Journal, highlighted (with perfect New-Year-timing) the Top 12 Habits of People with Good Sense. There are a lot of great tips that apply to how...
Working Together Across Movement

Working Together Across Movement

The spring of 2012 marked a pivotal moment for cross-movement collaboration, the NAACP announced their public support for marriage equality. Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Rea Carey, said of the announcement: “This is truly a...
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