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The challenges facing the founder and executive director of a small nonprofit organization related to organizational growth, issue advocacy, and board development.
This case presents a dilemma facing Cheryl Chase, the founder and Director of the Intersex Society of North America (ISNA), an organization whose mission is to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted geni
The Burlington Community Land Trust has a radical vision: to secure housing as a basic right. Through grassroots organizing, democratic leadership, and balancing opposing opinions, the trust enables low-income families to buy homes on land it owns.
The Burlington Community Land Trust has a radical vision: to secure housing as a basic right, not as a commodity to be bought and sold.
Oaxacan Indigenous Binational Front educates migrants about their rights and assists with improving wages and working conditions. With many Oaxacans migrating between the U.S. and Mexico, the coalition has offices and members in the two countries.
Oaxacans represent a range of indigenous groups from southeastern Mexico. The groups speak 16 different languages. Their cultures and customs are neither American nor Spanish.
Early in his teaching career at a graduate school of public affairs, an assistant professor leading a management case discussion is brought up short by an African-American student's objection to "racism" in the case text. It is suitable for discussion in faculty groups focusing on teaching about diversity, leading discussion on charged subjects, and leading discussion among diverse participants.
This brief, three part case focuses on an unsettling moment in the life of a public management class, when racial tensions surface during discussion of a case involving minority staff at a public a
FANM have been providing direct service, leadership development and advocacy programs for Miami's Haitian women. FANM also builds relationships with organizations representing divers ethnic groups, enabling it to impact public policies.
Since 1991, Marleine Bastien and her colleagues at FANM have been providing direct service, leadership development and advocacy programs for Miami's Haitian women.
This ethnography examines what can allow quality solidarity work to happen between organizations with diverse leadership and constituencies, and explore the history and lessons learned from the collaborative work between the two organizations.
This ethnography examines the components that allow quality solidarity work to happen between organizations with leadership and constituencies that are primarily people of color and primarily white
This case highlights the political challenges contemporary urban school leaders face, it can be used in courses that focus on Education Policy, Political Representation, and Leadership and Management.
The case is framed by the decisions facing the school board president, Katherine Mitchell, shortly after she and her allies have forced the school superintendent, Roy Brooks, from his position.
After two unsuccessful attempts to appeal the decision to allow a merger between Superior Propane and ICG Propane, the Canadian Commissioner of Competition is left wondering where and how policymakers should define the line between efficiency and equity. It can be used in courses on cost-benefit analysis, antitrust policy, law and economics, or policy analysis.
In Canada, antitrust policy and enforcement is quite different than in the U.S.
The central theme in teaching this case is how a nonprofit organization that is a coalition in itself can achieve organizational excellence.
In the late 1990's members of the New York Immigration Coalition took the bold step of beginning to use their collective clout to be effective, not just on immigration policy, but on issues like ho
Teaching Notes from casebook Leadership and Diversity Written by Dean Barbara J. Nelson, UCLA School of Public Affairs. Case teaching experience, discussion questions, recommend readings, and tools for class role play can be found in these notes.
The teaching notes presented here are from an outstanding casebook on Leadership and Diversity written by Dean Barbara J. Nelson, UCLA School of Public Affairs.