Nonprofits & Social Change
Coalition for Peace Action
grassroots social change organization
- CfPA would like to analyze the ingredients of the Occupy movement’s success in fall 2011 and compare those with the key ingredients of other nonviolent social change movements in the US and globally. What has changed over time, and how might these new methods be replicated or built upon to engage people in issues of importance?
The Coalition is also interested in research to determine the pattern(s) of military spending reductions in the US following the end of previous wars. How might such a reduction play out and be fostered as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan draw toward an end?
The Coalition for Peace Action's website
professional nonprofit leadership & cross-generation civic engagement
AlumniCorps’ Emerging Leaders professional development program is designed to help aspiring and emerging nonprofit leaders develop the leadership capabilities, management skills, and confidence to make an impact in their organizations and to accelerate their careers in the sector.
The organization is interested in learning more about similar early career development programs in both the nonprofit and for-profit fields. What kinds of programming have been most effective? What do participants rank as most useful and how does it affect them? What are the common and/or necessary conditions of success, both in terms of professional advancement and in terms of effective organizations? What are the trends in leadership development? This project could involve focus groups with employers and participants in the Emerging Leaders program.