June 2020: Calling Out and Claiming Space

Dear Friends,     Three Junes ago, I left my full-time job as Development Director at The Drawing Center, a visual arts space in New York City. I was there
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May 2020: Living in the Love Economy

Dear Friends,     Of course I know charitable giving can happen year-round, but I have to admit, I got caught up in the energy and inertia of the #givingtuesdaynow movement
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Readjusting the Center / Stabilizing the Base

I have been thinking about and writing about, and in my consultancy meetings with small arts organizations, wrestling with folks on Simon Sinek’s challenge to start with their WHY—the pivotal/central
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April 2020: Pacing Ourselves for the Long Journey Ahead

Dear Friends, Once upon a time I was a runner. After several years of false starts, I decided to complete the New York City Marathon the Fall before my 30th
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Arts & Culture for ALL

DEAR FRIENDS,      It’s Black History Month, so I’m going to take up some space. For the Black culture.  Last year Renée Watson, founder and volunteer (read: unpaid) Executive Director
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January 2020: Starting with Why

Dear Friends, While I look to January as the start of a new year and a time for intention-setting, I am reminded that the start of the year is also
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