ENCOURAGING GIVING BACK IN THE BERKSHIRES The Giving Back guide is a free publication designed to facilitate connections between nonprofits and individuals wishing to donate or volunteer. It’s got a handy directory of 1,000 Berkshire nonprofits by category, meaning that a resident interested in getting involved...

Summer reading   What’s on my reading pile? Summer is supposed to be the time we get to actually read all those articles. Many are collected in a folder on my desktop, others are in a physical stack with magazines and books I’ve also flagged for future...

A CLOSER LOOK AT “COLORBLINDNESS”   By Gwendolyn VanSant We all have bias. We all have preferences that are a result of our cultural context. We cannot fight against this fact, but we can take responsibility for navigating the outcomes of our biased behavior. First, I want to name...

YOUR VOICE COUNTS!   I meet regularly with nonprofits and consultants, read articles every day from publications like Nonprofit Quarterly and Guidestar, participate in webinars, and stay on top of our local news. Over the last three years, we’ve collected a lot of good ideas from all of...