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Submit Nominations for the 2015 Brown Democracy Medal

We want to encourage NCDD members to consider submitting nominations for this year’s Laurence and Lynn Brown Democracy Medal. The award is offered every year by Penn State’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy, and we know many of our members would be a great fit for the award. Learn more in the announcement below and submit your nominations before Dec. 10th. Seeking Nominations for the 2015 Penn State Democracy Medal Each year, the Pennsylvania State University McCourtney Institute for Democracy gives a medal and $5,000 award for […] (continue)

Moderators Needed for “Keystone Crossroads” Forum in Altoona, PA

The Penn Project for Civic Engagement is working on a statewide journalism initiative with all of the public radio stations in PA called Keystone Crossroads. Reporters in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and State College will fan out across the state to report on root causes and potential solutions for the Commonwealth’s urban challenges. We are working with the folks at WPSU (State College Public Radio) to conduct a forum in Altoona and are looking for moderators. The forums are a chance for the public to give […] (continue)

Opening at Univ. of Utah’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Program

We are pleased to share with our NCDD community that our friends at the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law have an opening for a new Associate Director that they recently posted here. The EDR program is an NCDD organizational member, and we know that plenty of folks from our network would be a great fit for the position. The general description of the position is below, but you can find the full description and more info about the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/35519. Please make […] (continue)

New Grant Initiative Seeks to Address Polarization

NCDD members may want to look into the Madison Initiative, an exciting exploratory grant initiative from the Hewlett Foundation. Hewlett is hoping the initiative can address the problem of polarization in the US, especially in Congress. You can learn more from Hewlett’s press release below or by visiting www.hewlett.org. Exploratory Project Seeks to Strengthen Representative Democracy in U.S. Menlo Park, Calif. — It is hard to look at events of the past few years without concluding that democracy in America is in trouble. Surveys routinely find that most […] (continue)

New Job Opening at Public Agenda

We are excited to share that our organizational partners at Public Agenda are hiring! PA is seeking a Senior Public Engagement Associate to work with them in New York City, and we know that many of our NCDD members could be a great fit for the position. The position is described like this: The Senior Public Engagement Associate works with the Public Engagement (PE) team to develop, coordinate and implement engagement projects across a range of issues areas around the country. The senior associate will […] (continue)

CM Conference Call on Grassroots Grants, July 31

It’s time again for another capacity-building conference call from our organizational partners at CommunityMatters, which is coming up this Thursday, July 31st from 4-5pm EST. The topic of this latest call is “Grassroots Grants“, and CM will be partnering with Janis Foster Richardson, the Executive Director of Grassroots Grantmakers, to host it. They introduce the call’s topic like this: Is your community a place for possibilities? Can residents bring their ideas to life, take risks, make connections and ply their creative skills? Grassroots grantmaking focuses on helping organizations […] (continue)

Center for Collaborative Policy Job Openings

Our colleagues at the the Center for Collaborative Policy – an NCDD organizational member – have recently announced three promising job openings at their California State University, Sacramento campus. We know some of our NCDD members would be a perfect fit for these positions, so we encourage you to find out more in CCP’s announcements below. Job Announcement – Business Development Director The Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University, Sacramento is recruiting for a Business Development Director.  The successful applicant will have experience in attracting significant […] (continue)

Fusion Partnerships Wins Social Activist Award

We hope you’ll join us in congratulating NCDD supporting/founding member Polly Riddims and the wonderful team at Fusion Partnerships on recently being awarded the Social Activist Award from the Justice Studies Association. We are proud to count Polly and her team as part of our NCDD community, and we hope you’ll take a moment to read the Fusion team’s statement on their award below.  On Friday, May 30, 2014, Fusion Partnerships, Inc. received the Social Activist Award from the Justice Studies Association in recognition for their continuing […] (continue)

Announcing the 2014 All-American City Award Winners

We hope you will join the National Civic League and NCDD in congratulating the winners of the 2014 All-American City Awards. The NCL, an NCDD member organization, used this year’s awards to give a special focus to healthy communities. We encourage you to read the NCL press release below or find more information at www.allamericacityaward.com. The National Civic League announced the ten winners of the 2014 All-America City Awards (AAC) tonight. The award is given each year to towns, cities, counties, neighborhoods and metropolitan regions that demonstrate outstanding […] (continue)

Grassroots Grantmakers Seeks New ED

We recently saw theannouncment that NCDD member Janis Foster Richardson will be stepping down as executive director of a great organization, Grassroots Grantmakers, and that the search is on for a new ED. We wish Janis the best of luck in her transition, but we also hope that other NCDD members will be interested in the ED position, so we encourage you to read the announcement below or find out more at www.grassrootsgrantmakers.org. Greetings to all in the Grassroots Grantmakers network. As you may know, we will […] (continue)

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