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This is how the process works in New York City when you are arrested by NYPD

April 27, 2018

A video journey through the criminal justice system The experience of being arrested is all too common among the clients of nonprofit organizations. In order to serve them best, a thorough understanding of how they might have landed in jail is needed. Minor offenses such as trespassing easily snare a homeless person. A parent can…

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Triple AmazonSmile donation promotion starts today

March 12, 2018
Triple AmazonSmile donation promotion starts today

Dear Supporters, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first eligible smile.amazon.com purchase – through March 31! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070 and Amazon donates to African American Planning Commission, Inc. Thank You For Your Support!

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Ben Carson of HUD on His Vexing Reign: Brain Surgery Was Easier Than This

March 5, 2018

Things are not going well at HUD as Secretary Ben Carson finds that overseeing housing and urban development is harder, at least for him, than brain surgery, the Times reports.

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Average stay in homeless shelters has surged under de Blasio

March 3, 2018
Average stay in homeless shelters has surged under de Blasio

The average stay for homeless adults in New York City shelters was 383 days last year – 90 days longer than in 2013, the New York Post reports.

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Women’s City Club of New York looks at poverty

March 1, 2018
Women’s City Club of New York looks at poverty

A new print and online resource outlines hundreds of low and no-cost resources covering 21 areas of need, including jobs programs, health care, child care and nutrition, Carole Wacey, executive director of Women’s City Club of New York, writes in Amsterdam News.

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SEX WORK ART WORK: NEW YORK SEX WORKERS AGAINST SEX TRAFFICKING

February 22, 2018
SEX WORK ART WORK: NEW YORK SEX WORKERS AGAINST SEX TRAFFICKING

Despite a minimal budget, the New York City-based nonprofit Beauty for Freedom has helped victims of sex trafficking near and far, including through a recent art exhibition – and an unusual partnership – in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport, NYN Media reports.

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Protect Nonprofits Against Fraud

February 21, 2018

An interview with two technology experts discusses how nonprofits can use artificial intelligence to protect themselves against fraud, NonProfit Pro reports.

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Abuse hotlines saw a massive spike in calls after the Rob Porter scandal

February 21, 2018
Abuse hotlines saw a massive spike in calls after the Rob Porter scandal

There’s been a 33 percent spike in calls to the National Domestic Abuse Hotline ever since a photo emerged showing the black eye of an ex-wife of former White House aide Rob Porter, Vice News reports.

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THIS IS HOW NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT IS AFFECTING NONPROFITS RIGHT NOW

February 16, 2018
THIS IS HOW NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT IS AFFECTING NONPROFITS RIGHT NOW

“Where the City is contracting with nonprofits to provide services, the City must pay the full cost of that program, including the direct cost of providing the program and the indirect costs necessary to sustain the program and the organization running it.” Sharon Stapel, executive director of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, via NYN…

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Broken Windows Policing, for the Police

February 2, 2018
Broken Windows Policing, for the Police

If we want to have a just society, we need to start giving police officers parking tickets.   A just society would give police officers parking tickets for violating the same rules that they enforce writes Slate, especially given the ongoing practice of NYPD officers giving family and friends “get out of jail free” parking placards.

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Nonprofit Board Liabilities: What Are the Legal Responsibilities of Your Board?

January 31, 2018

Individual members of a nonprofit board can be held responsible by entities such as the IRS for the illegal actions of the organization, writes NonProfit Pro in an overview of the legal and fiduciary obligations of board members.

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