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CEO Succession: Case Study of Excellence from the Jewish Nonprofit Sector

October 16, 2019

AJWS' board pulled off a successful transition involving a long-serving executive, Ruth Messinger, and her faithful deputy, Robert Bank. It was a high stakes, high emotion realignment requiring each stakeholder to take deliberate, courageous steps to help move the process along.

CEO Succession: Case Study of Excellence from the Jewish Nonprofit Sector - Bend the Arc

October 16, 2019

As the long-tenured executive vice president at Bend the Arc, Stosh Cotler was told by the board that it wished to consider her for the role of CEO, a position that had recently opened up. The only problem was that Cotler didn't see herself as CEO material.

CEO Succession: Case Study of Excellence from the Jewish Nonprofit Sector - Tufts Hillel

October 16, 2019

How do you fill the shoes of a beloved executive director whose shoes seem too big to fill? In 2017, TUFTS Hillel faced this challenge with its 1st CEO transition in a generation. As the process evolved, one thing became clear to the board: its new CEO needed the same gravitas and stature.

CEO Succession: Case Study of Excellence from the Jewish Nonprofit Sector - Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston

October 16, 2019

Few organizations in Jewish life can match the scale and scope of CJP's search for a new CEO—or the pedigree of its search committee. But in assembling a team of all-stars—and then executing a search with precision and professionalism—CJP's board provides a model to which all organizations can aspire.

CEO Succession: Case Study of Excellence from the Jewish Nonprofit Sector - Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning & Leadership

August 21, 2019

When Spertus CEO Hal Lewis was ready to identify a successor from top management ranks, Dean Bell stood out as the only one with the unique combination of academic training, administrative skills, and institutional context. But first, they had work to do together to make sure Bell was "camera ready" to be presented to the board as a potential successor.

CEO Succession: Case Study of Excellence from the Jewish Nonprofit Sector - JCC in the Midwest

August 19, 2019

In 2016, after encouraging its longtime CEO to retire, a JCC in the Midwest embarked on a search for its new leader. The location's tight labor market and small Jewish community presented significant challenges in finding a CEO. Adding to the challenge was their need for a turnaround CEO capable of reversing budgetary decline and other shortfalls.

Evaluation of the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project: Assessing the Impact of Legal Representation on Family and Community Unity

November 1, 2017

This study evaluates the impact of the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP). NYIFUP is the nation's first public defender system for immigrants facing deportation—defined as those in removal proceedings before an immigration judge. Funded by the New York City Council since July 2014, the program provides a free attorney to almost all detained indigent immigrants facing deportation at Varick Street Immigration Court who are unrepresented at their first court appearances.This evaluation offers quantitative and qualitative analyses about the impact of government-funded counsel in New York City deportation proceedings on clients, their families, and the local economy.

Removing Barriers to Breastfeeding: A Structural Race Analysis of First Food

August 20, 2015

This report highlights structural barriers that women face during pregnancy, at the hospital, and in their first weeks and months at home after the baby is born -- including access to Baby-Friendly hospitals and certified lactation consultants, which are often lacking in neighborhoods of color. Our hope is that this foundational analysis gives a baseline to think more deeply about the barriers created by both policy and practice, and gives people the tools to take action to ensure that all women have the choice to breastfeed.

Report on Behalf of WNYC 2010-13 for the Revson Foundation

May 24, 2013

Brooke Kroeger's report, commissioned by WNYC for the Revson Foundation, explores WNYC's strategic moves into digital from 2010 to 2013. It examines and documents the results of WNYC's collaborations and partnerships over the past three years — the lessons learned, what worked and what didn't, and the changes, transitions, challenges and opportunities that WNYC's integration of broadcast and digital have brought.

New York City's Multifamily Housing in Distress

April 28, 2011

Examines real estate and demographic trends in the Bronx and levels of physical and financial distress among multi-family properties by neighborhood, type of property, and lender using Building Indicator Project data on violations, liens, and mortgages.

The Reconstruction of American Journalism

October 20, 2009

Explores the history and changing landscape of American journalism as well as the need to preserve independent, original, and credible print news reporting. Considers the roles of the Internet, collaborations among newspapers, and foundation support.

The Economic Situation of New York City's Health and Human Services and Cultural Nonprofit Organizations

April 7, 2009

Offers a profile of the city's nonprofit sector and its role in the economy, including employment numbers and trends, employee demographics, location and size of organizations, total wages, and average wages. Provides data by component industry.