Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

The JRP office will be closed today and tomorrow for Thanksgiving. Many thanks to the wonderful volunteers and donors that support JRP and our mission of nonprofit capacity-building! Advertisements

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Union Station Thanksgiving Celebration

Marvin Gross, executive director of Union Station (unionstationhs.org), sends word of a major change for their Thanksgiving dinner in the park. “This is a very important message for all the generous families who have previously baked or prepared homemade food … Continue reading

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New JRP Project: Organizational Development for EBAM

JRP works with a variety of nonprofit, big and small, established and new, grassroots and sophisticated. Starting a new nonprofit is a huge undertaking, as the organization needs to build infrastructure while providing services (building the plane as you fly … Continue reading

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El Centro’s New Website

Check out El Centro de Accion Social’s new website: http://www.elcentropasadena.org. JRP partnered with Website Weekend (www.websiteweekend.la)┬áto update El Centro’s website and train their staff how to maintain the content. Thanks to Natalie for organizing Website Weekend and to JRP volunteer … Continue reading

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New JRP Project: Membership Development for DOVIA

Volunteer management has often been an informal professional. But there are many resources for people who work with volunteers, including DOVIA-LA (www.doviala.org), a professional development organization for the greater Los Angeles region. But many nonprofits don’t even know that DOVIA … Continue reading

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Board Development Project Completed for Altadena Library Foundation

Many thanks to awesome volunteer David Shechtman (www.truprogress.com) for helping the Altadena Libary Foundation board grow! The Altadena Public Library (www.altadenalibrary.org) is a well-loved and well-used resource for this diverse and often under-resourced community. They have been a small, but … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Board Diversity

86% of nonprofit board members in the US are white. How do we create nonprofits that better reflect our communities and our nation? Kudos to 2 Jericho Road affiliates that are building inclusivity among boards in their communities; check out … Continue reading

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