News & Views

A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.

SEARCH CLOSED - Executive Director - The DOME Project

The DOME, an acronym for Developing Opportunities through Meaningful Education, was founded in 1973 to challenge the myriad threats to youngsters who had fallen through the cracks of the traditional school system by creating an alternative school program. Our mission is to assist young people and their families who are economically, socially, and academically challenged to focus on their education as a means to success. Over the last forty years, The DOME has evolved into a multi-faceted organization designing and implementing a variety of programs and services geared towards educational success that integrates social services, academic intervention and support, career exploration, leadership development for young people, advocacy, and criminal justice.  Read more >>

CRE Search - Executive Director - Coalition for Asian American Children and Families - SEARCH CLOSED

The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) seeks a full-time Executive Director to lead the nation’s only pan-Asian children’s advocacy organization through its next stage of development. Founded in 1986, CACF successfully advocates for better policies, funding, and services to ensure that children of all backgrounds have an equal opportunity to grow up healthy and safe. Based in New York City, CACF has a $1 million budget and staff of 9 who oversee policy advocacy, youth and parent mobilizing, action research, and coalition building initiatives. This pivotal organization works in strong partnership with other advocates, community based organizations, and policymakers to accomplish its mission.  Read more >>

Succession Planning and Performance Evaluations: Two Sides of the Same Coin

 By Jean Lobell - In an earlier post, I outlined Three Key Issues in Succession Planning. Today’s post is a continuation of the insights I shared on the key elements of a successful succession planning process.  Read more >>

Three Key Issues In Succession Planning

 By Jean Lobell - The talk about succession planning tends to be fraught with some anxiety, some confusion, and some misconceptions. My experience is that this can be avoided or at least minimized, if we got clear about three things:   Read more >>

Managing Co-Leadership

By Holly Delany Cole & Valyrie Laedlein, CRE Co-Directors - In July 2010, the two of us wrote a blog post speaking to the decision that our Board of Directors had made to appoint the two of us to the roles of Co-Directors of Community Resource Exchange.  Read more >>

Three Lessons from a New Executive Director

by Valyrie Laedlein-On June 15th I wrote a blog post about having been named Co-Director of Community Resource Exchange, along with my colleague Holly Delany Cole.  At the time, I’d suggested that this News & Views column would be a site for us to track insights we gleaned in our new position.  Read more >>

Dear CRE Friends

I have some very exciting news. After thirty years as Executive Director of Community Resource Exchange, I am handing the reins over to our two star-quality deputy directors, Holly Delany Cole and Valyrie Laedlein.    Read more >>

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