The recent events of police brutality across the U.S., sparked by the death of George Floyd, have led to massive waves of protests against systemic racism. Here are a few pointers for supporting your employees and colleagues at such a difficult time.
The annual PEAK Grantmaking Conference is something that we look forward to every year. It is a time to see our amazing members face to face, share our work, and meet incredible changemakers from across the United States. This year, however, has turned out quite a bit different as PEAK prioritized public health recommendations and the safety of its attendees by moving the conference online.
Every single day, NGOs around the globe work tirelessly to give voice to the voiceless and make the world a better place. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented demand for NGOs to prioritize the safety and well-being of their colleagues, constituents, and stakeholders. This month, we are highlighting a few of the countless NGOs that NGOsource works with that are taking extraordinary measures to act within the constraints of the pandemic and use this opportunity to make lasting change.
NGOsource cares deeply about the health and safety of our staff, partners, NGOs, and members. We hope that you are taking the necessary precautions to protect yourselves and your loved ones.
We are thrilled to announce that NGOsource recently brought on a new program operations associate, Becky Eder. Becky is already hard at work supporting NGOsource's operations and program managers to ensure the team's continued success in outside relationship management, program delivery, and quality control.
This has been a huge year of growth and change for NGOsource.
This past month, TechSoup launched its inaugural Global Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Month. Led by NGOsource's own program manager, LaCheka Phillips, the month was designed with the following three aims in mind:
NGOsource's general manager, Kevin Ryan, and its chief counsel, Martha Lackritz-Peltier, had a busy October. Speaking and participating at venues around the globe, they promoted their work on a uniform due diligence assessment tool for the humanitarian sector.