Generosity for the Overwhelmed and Apt-to-Forget

December 17, 2021By Lisa Barrow

I’d like to think that giving doesn’t have to be a grand year-end gesture. There are lovely, simple, easy-peasy things we can do now and throughout the year that add up to a big impact. Grand gestures and year-end donations, when we have the means, are still fantastic, but it’s perfectly legitimate to practice generosity and fill in the gaps through a mindful approach to our everyday, capitalism-driven lives.

Late Summer Greetings

September 24, 2020By Peri

Too often I find myself feeling the angsty sense of constant URGENCY as if there were some action I could take to fix everything. If only!

Tear Off Your Blinders and Demand Justice for George Floyd

May 30, 2020By Peri

I can hear echoes of the voices I heard all through my childhood from the white suburbanites who like clockwork are now, I’m 100% certain, talking about looting or fires or welfare moms or any of the long list of tropes they always short-circuit to, when POC demand justice.

Shared from the EFF: The Revolution and Slack

December 13, 2019By Peri

Political times are crazy and I can’t keep up, but feel it’s more important than ever to share useful information and network with others who are worried about the United States’ descent into authoritarianism. I’m following developments and watching the impeachment proceedings when I can, and want to make a focused effort on turning what … Read More

New Guide at my Bookstore: DIY Strategic Plan Kit

June 28, 2019By Peri

I created the DIY Strategic Plan Kit for all the folks out there (and I know many of them well) who want to get their nonprofit’s poop in a scoop with some basic planning. My kit will get you started with an easy, flexible template.

Donation Wish List for May 10 Event

April 24, 2019By Peri

UPDATE: Donation organizers just let me know they are specifically in need of pharmacy-type items. See updated list below. It’d be great if you could bring any of the items below to the event Friday May 10. Best time to bring donations will be from 6-9pm. #TIA Hey friends! As many of you know, there … Read More

Nonprofits Helping Other Nonprofits: SINC

October 10, 2018By Peri

I talk with SINC, a New Mexico nonprofit incubator that offers support and fiscal sponsorship to other nonprofits to help build capacity and better serve their communities. This Friday, October 12, SINC is hosting an event for folks in NM considering starting a nonprofit: Community Training: Nonprofit Start-up Workshop.

Get Your Activism On: Maggie Byers and Emilie De Angelis of Moms Demand Action NM

February 21, 2018By Peri

We get our activism on and talk with Maggie Byers and Emilie De Angelis of Moms Demand Action NM, a bi-partisan grassroots organization fighting the epidemic of gun violence in the US. Peri and Eph Sharpe chat with Maggie and Emilie about the group’s advocacy for common sense gun control legislation and how regular folks can get involved.