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How to Achieve a Healthier Work-Life Balance as a Non-Profit Executive

Posted in | By: George Ritacco

As a non-profit executive working in healthcare and human/social services, there’s no question that you have a tendency to put others’ needs before your own. Which is an awesome quality when you’re sitting behind your executive desk, but not so awesome when you and your family need attention.

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June 30 ,2017

A Hand Up... NOT!  A Hand Out

Paul has been “sleeping rough” in Bristol, England for 17 years (Sleeping rough is the British equivalent of our being homeless). An articulate and ruggedly handsome man in his fifties, Paul said simply that after a relationship break down he found himself with no place to live. He began to walk around England and, as he puts it, eventually found himself “at the bottom of the chain.

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June 28 ,2017


We have shined the spotlight on the wanton prescribing of opioid pain killers by the medical profession as the primary cause of the addiction of housewives, mothers, teachers, students, and otherwise honorable citizens from every walk of life.

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June 27 ,2017

Summer Food...

Posted in | By: Danielle Ritacco

I came across this article and wanted to share it with our readers.  As the school year is coming to an end children are getting excited to have school free days and summer plans; but not all children look forward to that break.

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June 19 ,2017

Article Highlights Juvenile Justice Reform in Several States

A new article posted on The Pew Charitable Trusts website highlights seven states taking the lead in systemwide, multicomponent, juvenile justice reform as part of Pew’s Public Safety Performance Project.

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June 15 ,2017

Those that didn't forget

The 24-hour news cycle has beset the consciousness of most Americans making us more callous by the day. A natural catastrophe on the eight o’clock news is followed by a major political blunder by noon and a callous terrorist attack by five. Who can keep up? Who can translate profound feelings of horror to sympathy every three hours - every day - every week - every month - all year?

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June 15 ,2017

The Impulse To Help... The Essence of Nonprofit

A respected friend of ours wanted to share a story about a group of people from his hometown in Phoenix who are special people because they did something. They saw a need and gave in to the impulse to take action. They are the ones who make a difference.  It's a great story and I wanted to share it with you today.  I hope you enjoy it.

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June 14 ,2017

OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities

OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2017 funding opportunities:

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June 12 ,2017

Handling Fundraising Stress

Our latest video post from the team at Movie Mondays is up - it's an oldie but goodie and thought you'd enjoy!

As the summer starts to get under way, I thought I'd share the very first episode of Movie Mondays with you.

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June 05 ,2017

Visions Server Update Announcement

Dear Client,

Global Vision Technologies (GVT) will be conducting an update to Visions Server - the platform behind the FAMCare and/or ClinicalPURSUIT systems on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - between the hours of 6pm and 3am EDT.

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June 02 ,2017

Unsung Heroes... Quietly Making a Difference

Clara Ramirez, the first in her family to go to college, graduated from Texas Christian University and immediately decided to give back. She joined the College Advising Corps and became the college adviser at John Tyler High School in Tyler, Texas.

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June 01 ,2017

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