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Welcome to the latest Blue Avocado! As a longtime reader, I’m thrilled to be serving as guest editor. I know that I’ve often used Blue Avocado as a resource, a reminder, and a refuge during those stressful nonprofit emergencies, and I’m happy to presen …
Point-Counterpoint: Too Much Influence or Not Enough – Should Nonprofits Be Allowed to Support Political Candidates?
After signaling his intentions to do so at the National Prayer Breakfast in February, on May 4, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at weakening the Johnson Amendment, an act that has received mixed reaction from the nonprofit world. …
Discussing restrictions on nonprofit 501c3 organizations that prohibit them from supporting or opposing candidates running for office.
Policy analyst Rick Cohen discusses the four things we should be worried about with public policy and volunteers.
Can nonprofit boards vote by mail and email? Attorney Gene Takagi and Emily Nicole Chan discuss both issues.
Here are the basics for how a nonprofit should handle an employee’s request to take Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.
Carol Stone applauds President George W. Bush for bringing the visibility, recognition, and importance of volunteering to new heights.
Heroes don’t act alone: Nonprofits support heroes, and heroes understand nonprofits are impactful platforms for evolving social movements.
Although Sarbanes-Oxley wasn’t aimed at nonprofits, some saw the law’s passage as a wake-up call for nonprofits.
When the Colorado Association for Recycling was approached to endorse the No Child Left Inside legislation, they didn’t know WHAT to decide, but they did know HOW to decide (see what they decided at end of article). They already had a procedure …