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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Takes Powerful Step To Discuss Race With Employees

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is encouraging the company's 191,000 employees to talk about race in America and other issues raised by police killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. Schultz last week called an impromp...

Dec 19th 2:04pm • No Comments

Did you know Albert Einstein co-chaired the American Crusade to End Lynching with Paul Robeson? He also had a lot to say about education that resonates today. His commitment to humanity is inspiring.

Here's Why Einstein Thought Final Exams Were Bogus

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In the recently released trove of Einstein documents, there's a short article in which he spells out his disdain for finals, calling them a nightmare. Here's how Einstein's thoughts pertain to the world of entrepreneurship, which is filled with comparably tedious annual rites (performance reviews, c…

Dec 18th 2:34pm • No Comments

#Ferguson activists sued police for overreach & won a temporary restraining order. Activism matters! #BlackLivesMatter

Ferguson Activists Earn Victory; Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order on Police Tear Gas Misuse

www.advancementproject.org

A national organization, Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization that works “on the ground” helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform unjust policies that undermine the promise of democracy.

Dec 17th 1:39pm • No Comments

PROVIDING TOOLS
Susan Naimark provides consulting services to grassroots groups, nonprofit organizations, public school parent groups, schools and other public agencies.
BUILDING CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIONS
My focus is on creating bridges between the different worlds in which I have been deeply involved: public schools, community development organizations, advocacy and organizing groups.
SUSTAINING CHANGE
My work helps people develop the skills, relationships, and understanding that enable them to work together to build equitable communities with renewed energy, motivation and hope.

OVERVIEW OF SERVICES OFFERED

  • training
  • technical assistance
  • supporting leaders, staff, volunteers and constituents

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • community building
  • program development
  • building racial equity
  • cross-cultural collaboration
  • education reform organizing
  • organizational systems to support volunteers and community partnerships
  • participatory decision-making processes