Some questions are asked in nearly every strategic planning discussion. In this recorded session, Evan Junker answers some of the most common questions about strategic planning, as well as some that are commonly overlooked. Evan covers often omitted aspects of the process — how to ensure accountability without the trappings of shaming and blaming, and
Non-profits have a difficult enough time doing outreach online. With well-funded profit-driven corporate entities battling for the same space in people’s Facebook and Instagram feeds, how in the world can a small- or mid-size non-profit compete? Setting aside organic reach in social media – which is another worthy endeavor – we can only be effective
Restorative Practices are practices in which one places relationships and repairing harm, above punitive and punishing notions. These practices allow us to engage with one another when there is conflict, to hold each other accountable and to give the person who is harmed an opportunity to share how they were impacted. Restorative practices are about
Restorative Practices and Restorative Justice seeks a balance between local community norms and larger social norms. We all agree it’s not okay to kill someone or to steal from people. However, some local communities stressed by long term economic instability, poverty and gangs begin to create a different standard of social norms that become a
In 1989 the African National Congress transitioned to power in South Africa and in 19996, they created the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Commission was the first ever of its kind – at least on a large national scale. It was, in my opinion, an evolutionary and a revolutionary move. One that shifted away from
Historically, when a member of the tribe or group committed a terrible crime, they were banished. But crimes that were not so terrible, required a different sort of response because all members of the community were important for the harvest, or the hunt, banishing someone caused hardship for everyone, not just the person banished.