Racial Equity: What Will it Take?

There seems no better way to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday than to announce the upcoming episode in our Making Change conversation series – a conversation about racial equity with diversity and inclusion advocates Desiree Adaway and Ericka Hines. (Update: That must-watch / must-listen conversation happened on March 9th. You can watch / listen / download below). Merriam … Read more

Gratitude and Generosity: An Online Conversation

This week is Thanksgiving in the U.S. To celebrate, we want to share one of our favorite Making Change broadcasts. What would it look like if gratitude and generosity were the touchstones at the root of everything we did – business, government, community benefit work? This conversation with Christy McGill and Rhonda Lorch focused on just … Read more

Monthly Contributors Campaign: On-ramp for Engaging Real Friends

“Being the change we want to see means walking the talk of our values.” * If the change we want to see is a world where relationships between institutions and individuals are built upon trust – just like it is in real friendships – what might that look like in this highly transactional world? This … Read more

Indicators of Mission Success: September 2016 Board/Community Meeting

Creating the Future’s “Indicators of Mission Success” Board / Community Meeting was held right here on Monday, September 12,  from 1pm-3pm ET (US).  Scroll to the bottom of this post to watch and add to the discussion. At our September meeting, we discussed indicators of success. • If Creating the Future’s 10 year plan is successful … Read more

No More Bylaws!

What do bylaws make possible for accomplishing an organization’s mission? Aside from meeting various external regulatory standards, what good do bylaws really do for an organization and the mission they have set out to accomplish? These were just some of the questions our board and community members explored at our July board meeting, as we … Read more