(March 31, 2021) In a baffling turn of events, Woodsworth College at University of Toronto has rescinded its invitation to Gail Picco, editor in chief of The Charity Report, to speak about the charity sector and a book she has just published, Collecting Courage: Joy, Pain, Freedom, Love about anti-Black racism in the sector. “A few weeks ago, I was approached by a … [Read more...] about Woodsworth College withdraws invitation to have editor speak about the charity sector
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Welcome to The Charity Report Book Shop featuring the titles curated especially for people working in the nonprofit sector. From Biography and Memoirs to Trends and Theory, our Review Panel, made up of a diverse group of people working in the sector, has read and reviewed them all for you. The Book Shop is organized by 2021 releases and any books published prior to 2021 are … [Read more...] about Book Shop
(July 6, 2020) In what's become the latest charity controversy, nine days after the federal government announced a plan to partner with charity to put up to 5,000 dollars into the pockets of 20,000 students, the partnership is dead in the water. And we're left wondering who benefitted from that particular skirmish, and what it says about charity in our time. At issue … [Read more...] about Charity Controversy: A week of WE. Now what?
The Intrepid Nonprofit by Tim PlumptreJust Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better by Rob ReichGiving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count by Phil BuchananHelping the Good Do Better: A White Hat Lobbyist’s Winning Strategies from the Front Lines of Social Change by Thomas F. Sheridan What can charities do in the … [Read more...] about Tim Plumptre, Rob Reich, Phil Buchanan, Tom Sheridan on dynamics affecting the charity sector
Talking to Strangers, What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm GladwellThe Reality Bubble by Ziya TongThe Economists' Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society by Binyamin Appelbaum We weren’t always complete strangers By Maryann Kerr (September 12, 2019) Talking to Strangers, What We Should Know About the People … [Read more...] about Malcolm Gladwell, Ziya Tong, Binyamin Appelbaum: How we know what we know