Tag Archive: AJLI

Don’t believe everything you read . . .

To say that AJLI Executive Director Susan Danish was moved by the urban renewal she witnessed on a recent trip to the beleaguered city of Detroit for AJLI’s Fall Leadership conference is an understatement. Read her thoughts about comebacks in Read more

Letting Go of Dead Ideas

Letting Go of Dead Ideas
Letting Go of Dead Ideas

All of us live with dead ideas – in our personal lives, in our organizations, in our countries and in the world. These are ideas that we hang onto although circumstances around us have changed; beliefs we hold onto that … Read more

The Fiscal Cliff and the Charitable Deduction Policy

Fiscal Cliff
Fiscal Cliff

The Budget Deficit. The Fiscal Cliff. Higher Taxes. Cuts to Entitlements. Whether funded through the government or by private donations, it’s hard for many U.S. nonprofit organizations not to feel anxious and unsettled.

In the midst of the dialogue between … Read more

Yes, We Did Do More than ‘Just Play Bridge’ Back Then

One of this year’s hottest summer movies looks to be The Help, the entertaining screen version of the best-seller of the same name. Because The Junior League—or at least a fictionalized version of the Junior League of Jackson, Mississippi—plays … Read more