Tag Archives: Nonprofit

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SoHE News & Stories: June 16 – June 22

Check out what’s happening in SoHE this week! Professor Bakken Speaks to Nonprofit Struggles In an article by the Capital Times, SoHE Professor Lori Bakken was quoted speaking to the difficulties many nonprofits experience when communicating with funders and the community. The story focuses on the Justified Anger Coalition that is currently lead by Reverend […]

Julia Preston, SoHE student and creator of Angelic NYC

HDFS Student Julia Presten Soars High

When NYC native Julia Presten was in high school she founded ANGELIC NYC, a clothing company with a positive message and that donates to nonprofits. Today, Julia’s company is continuing to grow and she is looking forward to her junior year at UW-Madison this fall. With ANGELIC top of mind, Julia started off at SoHE […]

2016 Fall Event

What Does Democracy Look Like? October 20th, 2016 – all day Keynote presentation by: Dr. Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Director of CIRCLE, Tufts University, and Kathy Cramer, Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison Please join the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies for our third annual Fall Event. This all-day event is free, […]

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Grad Student Hu: Combining Research with Action

Ming Hu, PhD Student Civil Society and Community Studies International Exploration and Experience Combining research with action for a better society, SoHE doctoral student Ming Hu is examining the role of nonprofit organizations in civil society. But Ming’s interest in nonprofit work started long before he began his doctoral studies in SoHE’s Civil Society and Community […]

Intern’s Eye View: Can Experience Be Taught?

Erin Miller, a rising senior majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership in the School of Human Ecology, is the current intern for the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (the CommNS).   As a student here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, I have gotten to know a wide variety […]

Brian Christens

Assoc Prof Christens Honored by SCRA

Brian Christens, associate professor of Human Ecology and faculty director of the Center for Community & Nonprofit Studies, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Early Career Award from the Society for Community Research and Action. The Society, which is the community psychology division of the American Psychological Association (APA), gives the award […]

Allison Sambo

Graduate Student Sambo: A Remarkable Fellowship

Allison Sambo, a Masters student in International Public Affairs and a Doctoral Candidate in Civil Society and Community Research at UW-Madison has won the US DACOR Bacon House Graduate Fellowship for Study of International Affairs. This highly competitive program is open to just eleven schools, five perennial: American University-SIS Johns Hopkins-SAIS Georgetown-Walsh School The George Washington University-Elliott […]

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The Center formerly known as “Center for Nonprofits” — now the “CommNS”!

Submitted by Abby PanschUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison 2015Community and Nonprofit Leadership, Environmental Studies 2014 was a transformational year for the Center for Nonprofits– from engaging in a comprehensive strategic planning process coalescing a plan around the Center’s new action research focus, to hosting a first annual event focused on “Inquiry and Action”, which brought together nearly 100 […]

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Farmers Market Project Grounded at SoHE

A new project designed to analyze the impact of farmers markets in communities nationwide is coming to life through a partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (formerly Center for Nonprofits), in the School of Human Ecology, and the Farmer’s Market Coalition. Alfonso Morales, associate professor in urban and regional planning, and […]

Dave Metler

One Graduate Student’s Journey to Transform the Parent-Child Relationship

A passion for children and parenting brought human development and family studies graduate student Dave Metler to UW-Madison and SoHE, where his dreams are taking off. Metler’s vision of founding a nonprofit that works to transform the way adults relate to childhood became a reality when he launched The Allied Childhood Experience (ACE) in September 2013. “It’s […]