Community Forum on the Nonprofit Sector-Monday, April 24, 2017
9:00 - 11:00 am The Self-Help Myth: How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty
Join Guest Professor Erica Kohl-Arenas for an enthusiastic debate.
Diversity of Nonprofit Boards in Nova Scotia and WI-September 26, 2017 at 5:00-6:00 pm
Diversity of Nonprofit Boards in Nova Scotia and WI: Does it make a difference in organizational performance?
Doug Ihrke, Professor, Public and Nonprofit Administration and Crystal Ellis, PhD Candidate in Africology
Neighborhood House: Managing Mission and Uncertainty in the Civil Rights Era-Neighborhood House, established in 1909, was the first social service organization in the young industrial city of Gary, Indiana, and one of four settlement houses that developed in Gary during the Progressive era. As Gary matured into a major city, economically and politically driven by the steel industry and rife with racial segregation, crime, and labor struggles, Neighborhood House adapted to meet the changing needs and resources within its environment.