An Executive Action Blueprint for Nonprofits

| December 12, 2017

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No one wants to believe that they or their company has a bias, especially nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to do social good. But, it happens. Conscious or unconscious bias reduces your openness to people who are different from you, and in turn, can dramatically affect your hiring process.

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Who We Are: The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. We promote the mental, moral, and physical development of our members and focus on character building, leadership, and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. Mission: The mission of the Young Marines is to positively impact America's future by providing quality youth development programs for boys and girls that nurtures and develops its members into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

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In-person peer-to-peer events — like runs, walks and rides — have been a fundraising staple for nonprofits for years. Today, virtual peer-to-peer fundraising events and campaigns have a critically important place in fundraising, too. They’re essential at a time like now, when physical events aren’t possible. They can help a nonprofit to engage with constituents and make them feel part of a community, even when they can’t connect in person. In normal times, they can also be a less expensive way to raise funds year-round in between in-person events.

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Who We Are: The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. We promote the mental, moral, and physical development of our members and focus on character building, leadership, and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. Mission: The mission of the Young Marines is to positively impact America's future by providing quality youth development programs for boys and girls that nurtures and develops its members into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

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