ACCESS: A model for Arab-American Philanthropy? Conversations in Philanthropy # 3

I first heard of the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) through someone I know in Washington D.C. She introduced me to Maha Freij, their Deputy Executive Director a few weeks ago, as I was researching for a paper on ethnic giving and community-based philanthropy. A short visit to Dearborn, MI just… Continue reading ACCESS: A model for Arab-American Philanthropy? Conversations in Philanthropy # 3

Reflection on the nature of leadership : beyond presidential debates and rhetoric

  The presidential debate in the U.S on Wednesday brought home some issues about leadership. I personally feel the debate was made out to be more about style than substance, but some analysts have rightly pointed out that despite calls by most media pundits that Romney “won” the debate, the last word is not out,… Continue reading Reflection on the nature of leadership : beyond presidential debates and rhetoric

Nonprofit outlook : Where’s the light at the end of the tunnel ?

Nonprofit outlook : Where’s the light at the end of the tunnel ? Is there a new normal for nonprofits ?  What is the role of government in regulating and working with non-profits ? What does a movement such as Anti-wall Street represent to us as a society ? These and other questions formed part… Continue reading Nonprofit outlook : Where’s the light at the end of the tunnel ?