We are proud to bring to our readers the October 1st edition of The NonProfit Times. Within the pages of this issue you will find stories on the NAACP's leadership transition, how the floods in Colorado have affected nonprofits, and much more. Here's a quick overview of some of the main stores in the October 1 issue:
- Special Report - Professional Development 2013: Each year we do a special report on professional development in the nonprofit sector. This year's report focuses on how preparation remains key to landing a nonprofit job in today's market.
- NAACP Leadership Transition Spotlights New Generation Of Leaders: Where does the NAACP go from here now that Benjamin Jealous has stepped down as CEO?
- In Colorado - Safe Shelter And Food Tough To Get When Everything Floods: The recent floods in Colorado have had a huge effect on all organizations in the states but, according to our report, it hit food and shelter agencies the hardest.
- A Year After Sandy Much Is Still To Be Done: The American Red Cross’s $307 million hasn’t fixed it yet, and neither has the Robin Hood Foundation’s $73 million. The New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, devastated by Super Storm Sandy one year ago this month took lifetimes to build and “was destroyed in hours, and will take months and years to rebuild,” said Roger Lowe, senior vice president of communications for the Washington, D.C.-based American Red Cross.
- General Ramblings - A Debut: Our Editor-in-Chief Paul Clolery's latest opinion column takes aim at Robert Reich's recent suggestion that public schools should not be allowed to have private foundations.
- Controversy: Does volunteering for the upcoming Super Bowl in New Jersey make you a "chump," as one sports commentator recently opined? Our resident volunteer expert, Susan J. Ellis, takes issue with this suggestion.
Also included in this issue of The NonProfit Times is our Professional Development Guide, which advertises services for those wishing to go back to school for nonprofit management.