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Learning through doing: An intern's take on small nonprofit funding

By Luke, CCI Intern

As a senior in college, I’ve had four internships at nonprofits of varying sizes and each time, I go in with the goal of learning more about how nonprofit organizations work, how they are managed, and how they function. Now, in my last year of school, at the smallest organization I have interned with, I’ve finally had the chance to go behind the scenes of the grassroots nonprofit organization funding world. 

Support Community Change's 45th Anniversary Silent Auction!

Our Silent Auction is now open! In celebration of 45 years of fighting racial injustice, CCI is featuring an opportunity for our supporters to give to a worthy cause, while winning some amazing prizes!

Bidding can be done online, hassle-free. To register, follow this link:  www.tinyurl.com/auctionregister

Response to "How to Stay Alive While Being Black (and male)"

“Don’t give them an opportunity to make a mistake” -TourĂ©

(photo from Reuters)

Column for the Time, April 2, 2012

"What to the Slave is the 4th of July?" 5th Annual Communal Reading, July 2nd

 

“Fellow Citizens, why am I called upon…

 
…to speak here today? Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak today? What , to the American Slave, is your Fourth of July?”

Article by CCI Intern Eleanor Scianella on White Privilege Published in Boston College Newspaper

 

"At the time, I thought this was just an example of how great I was at navigating different racial groups, when in fact it exemplifies the white privilege of feeling no racial tension no matter the race of the people we are with."

 

CCI Founder Horace Seldon Receives Salem Social Justice Award

"Committed to Justice: 21st annual Salem Award honors two activists"

Find the original article here.

(By Jo Kadlecek at The Salem News)

Tim Wise Speaks At Wentworth Institute, February 7

     We had the opportunity to see prominent anti-racist writer and educator Tim Wise speak at the Wentworth Institute of Technology on February 7th, 2013. The diversity group I Am Wentworth sponsored the event, which was open to the public. Mr. Wise addressed the student body, answered questions, and then signed copies of his new book, Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority.

White Screen/White Noise: Racism on the Internet

WHITE SCREEN/WHITE NOISE: RACISM ON THE INTERNET

BASED ON THE JCLC 2012 PANEL PRESENTATION BY REBECCA MARTIN, HEATHER MCCANN, MYRNA E. MORALES, AND STACIE WILLIAMS

By Rebecca Martin

What Happens When White People are Finally Othered: @JenthePen vs. @RaqiThunda

Last week on Love and Hip Hop NY, after arguing with Raqi Thunda about the dissolution of their radio show that never quite happened, Jen “the Pen” Bayer let her white privilege show. From the street Raqi, an Algerian-Puerto Rican Muslim, jabs “Good luck getting on!”. To which Jen responds, from her chauffeured car, window half closed, “I’m white, honey.

The Status of Commutation and Parole in Massachusetts

On the afternoon of May 16 there was a well-attended forum entitled “The Status of Commutation and Parole in Massachusetts” at the Harvard Law School.  The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute of the Harvard University School of Law organized the event.  Community Change, Inc.

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