Post Tagged with: "nonprofits"

Salad Science students

Getting Kids Out of the Classroom

Reading time 2 minutes read When Shane and I met Diane and Katrina from Audubon’s Green Kids program for the first time, we were impressed by their enthusiasm and passion for the program. They emphasized how important outdoor education is for children, and how Green Kids and Salad Science can help kids learn in non-traditional […]

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Media Relations

Media Relations: How to Get the Press to Help Your Nonprofit

Reading time 2 minutes read So far in our series on nonprofit communications, we’ve learned about executive communications from Jim Dinegar, crisis communications from Laura Meyers, and advocacy from Ilir Zherka. Last but not least, Debbi Jarvis (whom you may remember from NBC4) spoke about media relations. Jarvis has been the VP of Corporate Citizenship […]

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Eleanor Holmes Norton - I Demand the Vote

Advocacy is More Than Ape Suits

Reading time 2 minutes read We’re now onto the third part of our series on nonprofit communications, discussing how to incorporate advocacy into your messaging. As always, huge thanks to The Nonprofit Roundtable for putting on such a great event. Ilir Zherka is currently the Executive Director of the National Conference on Citizenship, but he spent 10 years […]

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Crisis Communications

Crisis Communications: Avoiding The Duck and Wish

Reading time 2 minutes read Welcome to part two of our series on nonprofit communications! As I mentioned last time, we were really excited to attend The Nonprofit Roundtable’s event CommMission: Leveraging Communications. The event invited Executive Directors and Communications Directors of DC area nonprofits to come and learn how effective communications can help their organizations achieve their […]

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Executive Communications

Executive Communications with NonProfit Roundtable

Reading time 2 minutes read Two weeks ago, Mark, Shane, and I were thrilled to attend Nonprofit Roundtable’s conference CommMission: Leveraging Communication. The conference featured CEOs of several major nonprofits, and was interspersed with roundtable discussions amongst the attendees. There were four main topics of discussion: executive communications, crisis communications, advocacy, and media relations. Speakers shared their […]

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Renewable and Remembrance

Why NonProfits Need Video

Reading time 2 minutes read Over the years, Mark Leisher Productions has worked with nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. Whether they are trying to preserve an organic farm, building homes for the disadvantaged in Baltimore, or planting trees in sub-Saharan Africa, each of these nonprofit organizations has benefited from the strategic use of video. […]

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