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Disruptive Innovation as a Framework

A major challenge for the Jewish community is the fact that many professionals working to engage Millenials bring the...

A major challenge for the Jewish community is the fact that many professionals working to engage Millenials bring their own assumptions, norms and values to bear on experiences meant to engage the unengaged. The first competency recommended to these professionals is an understanding of disruptive innovation as an approach uniquely suited to taking on the challenge of engaging those who are currently not participating in Jewish life. Continue reading here.

Disruptive Innovation as a Framework, February 16, 2014, eJP, by Rachel Cort

 

Do We Have a Nonprofit Overhead Movement?

Opinions may differ as to what constitutes a movement-but when two different and influential groups hold noteworthy c...

Opinions may differ as to what constitutes a movement-but when two different and influential groups hold noteworthy conferences on the same basic topic within three days of each other, you have to think something's up. Continue reading here and join AJFCA at this year's Annual Conference to hear Dan Pallotta address this issue.

Do We Have a Nonprofit Overhead Movement? January 2014, The Bridgespan Group, by Paul Carttar

Mazon Launches Project to Combat Senior Hunger

In response to the escalating number of seniors struggling to put food on the table, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hung...

In response to the escalating number of seniors struggling to put food on the table, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger (MAZON) has launched a new initiative, in partnership with the Association of Jewish Family & Children’s Agencies (AJFCA), designed to help low-income, food-insecure seniors get the nutrition assistance they need. More specifically, Solutions to Senior Hunger™, which is generously funded by the Walmart Foundation, is designed to reduce the barriers that keep vulnerable seniors from enrolling in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Continue reading here.

Mazon Launches Project to Combat Senior Hunger, February 14, 2014, San Diego Jewish World, by Donald Harrison