Andrew Phifer

Member Spotlight: Equal Justice Society and Transforming the Nation’s Consciousness on Race

The Equal Justice Society is transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. Our legal strategy aims to broaden conceptions of present-day discrimination to include unconscious and structural bias by using social science, structural analysis, and real-life experience. Read more about the work of this AFJ member organization.

Andrew Phifer

Where Do We Go From Here? Combatting Anti-Trans* Violence Through Advocacy

The national fight for marriage equality has been gaining success as many states recognize and legalize same-sex marriages. But even with a national spotlight on this movement, there are many LGBT issues that have been largely ignored. Read more about organizations using advocacy to combat anti-trans violence.

Andrew Phifer

Top 5 Blogs for December

What is trending on Bolder Advocacy? Blogs on maintaining supporter engagement, a nonprofit economic impact report, resolutions for nonprofits and foundations, and more! Find out the posts attracting the most clicks last month.

Keely Monroe

Be bold with your repro advocacy in 2015!

Today, on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court case that made legal a woman’s right to choose an abortion, organizations and individuals are thinking about what Roe v. Wade means to them. Read what Bolder Advocacy staffer Keely Monroe is hopeful for in 2015.

Andrew Phifer

Strengthening Working Families through Paid Sick Leave

In this year’s State of the Union, President Obama mentioned the success of paid sick leave measures at the ballot box. We know about these successes because Bolder Advocacy provided guidance and expert information to groups working on these policy initiatives. Read more about recent progress on paid sick leave policies and what resources organizations can use to get involved.


Philanthropy Must Reads: December

This month’s compilation of notable articles and publications about the philanthropic sector focuses on diversity, technology, and a new Grantmakers for Effective Organizations study.

Susan Rhea

Mapping December’s #AdvocacyWins

We’re mapping where in the country nonprofits are making strides for fairness, equality, economic opportunity, and other social justice values. Check out the good news from December!

Andrew Phifer

Meet Keely Monroe, new Bolder Advocacy counsel

Keely Monroe is the newest member of the Alliance for Justice Bolder Advocacy Initiative, coming on as Counsel in the Washington, DC office. She is looking forward to working with a team of inspiring and motivating colleagues to support nonprofit organizations in robust advocacy efforts.

Andrew Phifer

8 Resolutions for Nonprofits and Foundations

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time for organizations to start planning for the new year. Check out some resolutions from our experts about what nonprofits and foundations can do to ensure a successful 2015!

Andrew Phifer

Readers’ Favorite Blogs of 2014

From election-related topics to philanthropy to the proposed IRS regulations, check out our most popular blogs from 2014!