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    NEW Edition! Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

    Today, BoardSource released a new edition of its iconic resource, Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards! Read how this new publication supports the work of the Stand for Your Mission campaign.

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    ACT NOW! In It for the Long Haul: How Funders Can Help Grantees Sustain Long-Term Advocacy

    By Sue Hoechstetter and Mary McClure When funders and grantees have a common understanding of what it takes to be ready for effective advocacy, they can work well together.  This is why Bolder Advocacy has launched a five-part series for funders about advocacy readiness and the funder role in building advocacy capacity. In previous articles, we

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    Bolder Advocacy Resources

    Peruse and search our library of easy-to-understand resources that explain different aspects of advocacy and the rules that nonprofits must follow when conducting advocacy.

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    How AFJ Can Help

    Have a Question about advocacy? We have answers! If your nonprofit has questions about lobbying or other forms of advocacy, call us. Our attorneys are here 5 days a week.

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    Ballot Measure Seeks to Alter Lobbyist Definition in San Francisco

    Posted by Rebecca Cappy on August 4, 2015

    The San Francisco Ethics Commission, which oversees and enforces the lobbying ordinance, has placed a measure on this November’s ballot to further alter the definition of lobbyist. Alliance for Justice is concerned that this measure would have a chilling effect on the vital participation of the nonprofit sector in shaping public policy in San Francisco.

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    Trending Topics: July

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on July 15, 2015

    What is trending on Bolder Advocacy? Our new Foundation Program Speaker Series, Advocacy Talking Points, 990 Disclosure Rules, and more! Click to learn more.

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    NEW Edition! Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on July 15, 2015

    Today, BoardSource released a new edition of its iconic resource, Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards! Read how this new publication supports the work of the Stand for Your Mission campaign.

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    Why Advocacy? Talking Points for Nonprofits and Foundations

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on July 15, 2015

    Advocacy is an important tool to help an organization advance its mission. You know that and we know that, but perhaps you need some help convincing colleagues or board members that engaging in advocacy is essential for your organization. Well, you’re in luck! Click for a fact sheet and video on the benefit of engaging in advocacy…

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    Philanthropy Must Reads: June

    Posted by Christine Strigaro on July 6, 2015

    Alliance for Justice’s Foundation Program has been reading and chronicling some fantastic articles, books and blogs this month. In response to this great content, we will start championing great reads per month for the philanthropic community. Check out the must reads for June!

 

 

Advocacy In Action

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Mapping June’s #AdvocacyWins

Every month, AFJ is mapping where in the country nonprofits are making strides for fairness, equality, economic opportunity, and other social justice values. In the map below we look back on wins from June 2015. Use the filter below to narrow by month and year, and click any title on the right to learn more! 

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