Category Archives: Women

President Obama comes to Sloan’s Lake

By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting How often is it that the President of the United States is in your own front yard? For me that’s never happened—until today. President Barack Obama has spent much of his week in Colorado—debating Mitt … Continue reading

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Women’s Bean Project launches new jewelry line

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting While widely known for its delectable gourmet foods such as soups and baking mixes, Women’s Bean Project has also run a successful jewelry line since 2009. Set up as a social enterprise, the jewelry is … Continue reading

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The Komen backlash—why you need an emergency communications plan

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting There are many lessons to be learned from the Komen fiasco that unfolded last week and continues to dominate nonprofit and mainstream media this week. In addition to lessons we mentioned in our blog last … Continue reading

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Nonprofit lessons from the Komen debacle

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Roughly 48 hours after Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced that it would defund Planned Parenthood’s breast cancer prevention programs at at least 19 Planned Parenthood affiliates, Komen has announced a total reversal to … Continue reading

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2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners confirm what many already know—women are the world’s peacemakers

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In war, women suffer disproportionately. Tasked with protecting themselves and often their children, they are also far more commonly the victims of weapons of war such as rape and displacement. Despite this, or perhaps because … Continue reading

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JVA to participate in COCA run/walk for ovarian cancer

By Julia Alvarez, JVA Consulting On Saturday, June 4, 11 JVA staff members will lace up their running and walking shoes to participate in Jodi’s Race for Awareness (JRA), the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance’s (COCA) annual 5K and one-mile race … Continue reading

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Philanthropic support for women and girls is increasing

A report funded in part by the Wallace Foundations shows that philanthropic support women and girls is on the rise, according to a recent Philanthropy News Digest item. The report, Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: The Role of Women’s … Continue reading

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JVA’s News You Can Use, 2/4

Welcome to JVA Consulting’s new blog! Each Monday, we will share with you the latest news in the nonprofit sector, as well as interesting headlines that affect the world we live and work in. JuvJustice, 1/31 According to recent studies, … Continue reading

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