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A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates, and drives change makers and the nonprofit sector — written by CRE’s expert consulting team.

Staying Vigilant and Ready to Fight

Last Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade, a devastating and horrific decision that denies birthing people the right to choose and the right to...

June 28, 2022

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Standing in Solidarity with the Buffalo Community

The world can be terrifying. The white supremacist attack in Buffalo, NY, where 10 Black people were murdered and 3 more were wounded, is utterly, incomprehensibly, painful. We are enraged...

May 17, 2022

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Making Meaning: 3 Lessons from the Ongoing Pandemic — By and For Nonprofit Leaders

  By Elan Joseph, CRE Consultant   On a crisp Fall afternoon last year, I was fortunate enough to attend Making Meaning, a virtual conference co-hosted by TerraLuna Collaborative and Community...

March 2, 2022

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We pledge to be with you in the struggle.

The violence must stop. We are witnessing, with growing horror, the hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) that have risen exponentially to date.  It seems like every day, we...

March 17, 2021

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A Guide for White Leaders, Part II: Three Universal Truths and Four Additional Actions for Change

  Tracey K. Allard Director of Culture & Equity Strategies at CRE  

February 25, 2021

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The Fight for Voting Rights

The Fight for Voting Rights: Nonprofits’ Role in Creating Awareness, Circulating Resources and Providing Polling Stations By Elan Joseph, CRE Consultant Growing up as a young Black man in the metro...

November 2, 2020

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CRE Honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day

As our nation continues to reckon with the pernicious legacies of colonialism and racial injustice,  we know we must stand firm in our values to advance equity. We must commit...

October 12, 2020

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Because We CAN Breathe: A Guide for White Leaders to Move Beyond DEI Statements in Social Sector Organizations

  Tracey K. Allard Director of Culture & Equity Strategies at CRE   Juneteenth, 1865 June 19, 1865, Galveston, Texas: Union soldiers shared the Emancipation Proclamation with 250,000 slaves who...

June 19, 2020

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Black lives DO matter.

To our CRE community, Black lives DO matter. Now is the time for each of us to join and stand in shared values: anti-racism, inclusion, equity, and fairness toward those...

June 3, 2020

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Community Resource Exchange’s Update on COVID-19

Dear friends and partners, Nonprofits across the country are working to navigate the path forward amid the growing health crisis of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). With each new update, concern...

March 13, 2020

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