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One thing he says he has already seen from his work over the years: Nonprofits can't rely on a single approach to pushing new ideas.
Enlarge Image052913 Rainforest Action NetworkPhoto by Paul Corbit Brown/Courtesy of Rainforest Action Network
Rainforest Action Network activists protest next to a Bank of America branch in Charlotte, N.C.
He points to the Rainforest Action Network as an example of a group that takes multiple approaches. The group might organize protesters to chain themselves to a fence one day and send representatives in suits to negotiate with corporate leaders the next day. 

One thing he says he has already seen from his work over the years: Nonprofits can't rely on a single approach to pushing new ideas.

Rainforest Action Network activists protest next to a Bank of America branch in Charlotte, N.C.

He points to the Rainforest Action Network as an example of a group that takes multiple approaches. The group might organize protesters to chain themselves to a fence one day and send representatives in suits to negotiate with corporate leaders the next day. 

 

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Hildy Gottlieb
Monday, June 3, 2013

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