Nayantara Mehta

California Policy Update for Nonprofit Advocates

The Alliance for Justice West Coast office has been monitoring, and in some cases weighing in on, a number of state and local legislative and regulatory matters that affect nonprofit advocacy across California. Probably most significant was the passage of SB 27, which defines when a nonprofit spending money to influence California elections must register as a political committee, and the current development of the implementing regulations.

Abby Levine

Just the Facts on the NEW 1023-EZ Form

At the end of June, the Internal Revenue Service released the Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This new form allows eligible organizations to file a much simpler application than the full Form 1023.

Terra Allgaier

Family Leave and Fair Pay: A Multilateral Approach

The week of June 16th through June 20th, The National Partnership for Women and Families organized the FAMILY Act Week of Action to call upon Congress and the president to pass the Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act. The Week of Action provided a variety of convenient ways for both organizations and individuals to get involved.

Jahanara Saeed

Top 5 Blog Posts in June

The posts attracting the most clicks last month.

Pat Libby

Advocacy as a Patriotic Duty

If we care about our country, then we need to let our voices be heard. And that means advocacy, including lobbying.

Nayantara Mehta

Registering Voters? Know the Rules

Learn about the role nonprofits can play to expand nonpartisan voter engagement and mobilize millions of Americans to get involved this election year.

Jahanara Saeed

Mapping June’s #AdvocacyWins

This month we’re celebrating advances in LGBTQ equality, worker’s rights, climate change, and more.

Jahanara Saeed

Philanthropy Must Reads: June

This month we highlight articles and publications on the role of philanthropy in an increasingly polarized society, the future of community foundations, and much more.