Andrew Phifer

Top 5 blogs in October

What is trending on Bolder Advocacy? Blogs on assessment, administrative advocacy, immigration reform, and more! Find out the posts attracting the most clicks last month.

Andrew Phifer

#WalmartStrikers and Allies Mobilize around Black Friday

Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of year for retailers, is right around the corner and advocates are demand Walmart improve its policies on pay and working conditions. In a guest blog below from local Walmart worker Cantare Duvant, she describes what the campaign is demanding, how advocates are standing up, and how you can get involved.

Andrew Phifer

Philanthropy Must Reads: October

This month’s compilation of notable articles and publications about the philanthropic sector focuses on Freedom Funders, female grantmakers, spending down and more!

Rebecca Cappy

Honoring Our Veterans Through Advocacy

Since the first anniversary of the end of World War I in 1919, America has celebrated our veterans each November 11. Today, as we give thanks to those who serve to keep our country safe and protect our freedoms, AFJ’s Bolder Advocacy initiative would also like to celebrate nonprofits whose advocacy work is making a difference in the lives of the millions of veterans who have served our country.

Susan Rhea

Mapping October’s #AdvocacyWins

Every month, AFJ is mapping where in the country nonprofits are making strides for fairness, equality, economic opportunity, and other social justice values. In the map below we look back on wins from October 2014. To access the map, click on a state to learn more about an individual policy victory. Are we missing yours?

Andrew Phifer

National LGBTQ Task Force: Creating a world where you can be you

AFJ’s new Member Spotlight is the National LGBTQ Task Force, which advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. Their goal is to create a world where you can be you, without barriers. In the spotlight, the organization talks about their new name change and #StopTransMurder campaign.