NPQ figures that a lot of its readers will be hearing about yesterday’s court ruling on unpaid internships. We’ve called out the most salient parts of the related law, and encourage you to give us your responses to the decision.
It’s pretty shady to cover discriminatory practices with a fare hike, but that’s just what the Hands On Children’s Museum in Florida did. Fortunately, Internet activists are on the scene to raise their voices.
A distasteful quote from CEO Mike Jeffries began making the rounds on the Internet, which stirred up a hornet’s nest of online activism and local protests. Some vented their anger on websites, but DoSomething.org took their ire to the flagship Abercrombie store in New York.
You’ve probably never heard of Randy Credico, and you probably wouldn’t vote for him if you had. But his idea for putting more funds in New York City coffers for community improvement ain’t “too damn” bad.
Ehab Sadeek was so incensed by the appropriation of his faith that he pledged all the profits from his bagel business to One Fund Boston until the last person injured in the Boston Marathon bombings was sent home.
The hip vibe surrounding crowdfunding is ultra-relevant for nonprofits. It’s not just for the cool new gadget or avant-garde performance event. Rather, crowdfunding is both entirely native to our work and growing exponentially as a source of charitable contributions and alternative business financing around the globe.
The president hasn’t lived up to his campaign promises to lead an administration characterized by openness. The nonprofit community should stand up and lead the way, starting with 501(c)(4) donor lists.