Several years ago, I read a book about leadership that introduced the idea of sociological grace. I was struck that grace could be a sociological and environmental concept within an organization. Traditionally, the term grace is used in faith-based environments and usually refers to God’s gracious gifts to each of us, even though we are undeserving.
We discuss leadership in regard to caring for children. Because a leader (of a company, organization, agency, school or group) is uniquely positioned as responsible for the impact of the entire organization, he/she must decide how to portray it relationally—within and outside the organization. Whether profit-driven or nonprofit and mission-driven, one key issue denoting success is how leadership […]
It is clear from the spiraling negative statistics of child abuse, neglect and violence in our country that we have a great deal of work to do in order to meet the needs of our children and families. While some help can be provided through family members, we must understand that we need seasoned professionals […]
There are over 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. Most are doing valuable work that relate to children, families, at-risk populations, victims of trauma and others in need who will benefit from what nonprofits have to offer. However, challenges have never been greater for nonprofits to survive and continue their valuable missions.
In Pennsylvania, we have experienced a very difficult set of circumstances regarding the education of our students. Due to economic issues facing our state, over $800 million has been cut from the educational budgets. These cuts have left our elementary, middle and high schools in financial crisis. The crisis resulted in the need to cut some programs and […]