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Our State, Our Budget

Joshua Busch from the Community Coalition in Los Angeles put together this great video about why nonprofit staff need to start talking taxes!  

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Case Study on 501c3 Election Engagement: Chinese Progressive Association

In our second case study about 501c3s and election engagement, CompassPoint interviewed Le Tim Ly, Program Director at Chinese Progressive Association (CPA). Chinese Progressive Association educates, organizes and empowers the low income and working class immigrant Chinese community in San Francisco to build collective power with other communities and ensure we can all have better living [...]

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Nonprofits Talking Taxes – Election Edition!

Join us for a free workshop! Thursday, October 11, 9:00 – 11:00am. Alameda County Community Food Bank 7900 Edgewater Drive Oakland Email Wendy to RSVP: wendy@seniorservicescoalition.org How can your nonprofit be a stronger voice for preserving and expanding public services and the common good this election?  CompassPoint is partnering with the Alameda County Community Food [...]

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Love It? Fund It!

As people who work in communities and nonprofit organizations, we work every day for things we care deeply about.  We also worry about how we can make things better when government budgets at every level are being squeezed. There are many things that we each care about that taxes and government funding makes possible -  [...]

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Kim’s New Year’s Resolution: Talking About Taxes

Happy New Year from Kim Klein! I always make New Year’s resolutions, and this year I am making this one: I resolve to talk about taxes in any and all situations where I find myself able to have a respectful conversation. I will ask others how they think roads and sewers and fire protection and [...]

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