A Laboratory for the Real World

A chance meeting. A bold vision. United in mission. Motivated by faith. Over coffee at the Morris Inn on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, a priest with a bold vision to reduce…

The DIY Guide to Partnership

What brought IS member Volunteers of America and The Home Depot Foundation together? Three things. One, both organizations deeply cared about the same disgraceful problem, veterans who are homeless. Two, both were putting their efforts…

ACCESS Guides by Example

Forward-looking leadership and many years of grassroots community support have made ACCESS the largest Arab American human service nonprofit in America. Then known as the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, it took…

Making the Case for Coral

The past year was an especially grim one for the U.S. coral stronghold that is coastal Florida Global coral bleaching alerts – indicating changes in ocean conditions that may stress corals to the point of…