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Over the past decade, immigrant rights organizations in several states seized the opportunity to shift their advocacy efforts from a narrow focus on reform of the nation’s immigration laws to a broader platform of improved immigrant integration into American society. This meant an expansion of policy focus into all aspects of immigrant life, including education, health care, and employment opportunities.

Over the past decade, immigrant rights organizations in several states seized the opportunity to shift their advocacy efforts from a narrow focus on reform of the nation’s immigration laws to a bro

This is a leadership story about how PODER Activates Latino and African American communities to protect the earth and community health.

People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER) activates the power of the Latino and African American communities of Austin, Texas, to both protect the earth and safeguard community

This case is about dealing with community attitudes toward growth. It is told from the viewpoint of a county commissioner who is dealing with townships coping with encroachment from cities and restrictions from the County and the regional planning agency.

This case is about dealing with community attitudes toward growth.

Casa documents leadership decisions made in a nonprofit providing safe haven for Hispanic women experiencing domestic violence and shows how leaders can compete for resources and create program principles based on ethnic community values.

This case is designed to document the main leadership decisions made in the life of a nonprofit founded to provide safe haven for Hispanic women experiencing domestic violence.

A local Philippine organization collaborates with PATH, an international nonprofit organization to implement an environmental management project. This case gives students an opportunity to consider the dilemmas that commonly arise in institutional relationships between culturally dissimilar organizations.

This case is written from the perspective of Lemia Simbulan, director of the Andres Soriano Foundation (ASF), a local Philippine organization collaborating with PATH, an international nonprofit org

When a Japanese economic development advisor introduces management techniques that emphasize devolution of decision making, he finds Uruguayan managers decidedly unresponsive to his ideas.

For 18 months, Mr. Kazuo Sakamoto had been in Uruguay under the sponsorship of Japan Aid, the major implementing agency for Japan's international cooperation projects.

This is one of the best examples available of how a grassroots nonprofit evolves and develops, and how it recovers from opposition, missteps, and accidents that often destroy a good cause before it gets established.

This A and B case sequence traces the development of a nonprofit organization aimed at serving recent Hispanic immigrants in gaining access to day labor and staying out of immigration trouble.

This case outlines 2V/ACT's strategic planning process and the challenges the organization faced in implementing the plan. Primary objectives include:

  • Examining what it means for nonprofits to be stewards of community resources
  • Exploring the role of strategic planning and how plan implementation impacts the success of the planning process
  • Evaluating the role of different funding streams and how they impact the functioning of an organization
  • Exposing students to the challenges of maintaining board and staff capacity during major transitions
  • Exploring how the leadership of a nonprofit should determine when it is time to dissolve the organization

2V/ACT, originally known as Seattle Youth Involvement Network (SYIN), was envisioned during a three-day Seattle Youth Summit coordinated by Mayor Norm Rice in 1991.