January 23, 2015
As I read and listen to local, state and national news, I’m reminded of how often change occurs in our communities.
Co-housing for all generations
January 14, 2015
Population appears to be shifting toward urban areas where public transportation, stores, and social opportunities are readily available. Younger people, mostly Gen X's and Millennials, are leading the charge. However, leading edge Boomers are joining the move too as they retire and open a new chapter in life. Is co-housing part of the solution?
It’s a New Year – Time to Get Organized
January 6, 2015
Pennsylvania law requires boroughs and townships to hold organizational meetings in January – maybe community nonprofits should consider doing the same thing.
Civic Life Depends on Volunteers
January 2, 2015
Civil society provides the services that neither government nor families and businesses provide. Volunteers are the lifeblood of many of these organizations.
Conducting Effective Surveys Means Knowing the 'Rules of the Road'
December 23, 2014
Are you considering a survey to gauge your constituents’ or clientele’s perspectives or priorities? If so, there are a number of ‘rules of the road’ and other issues you’ll need to work through. This brief overview provides you with a look at some of the considerations you will want to incorporate into your next survey effort.