Tag Archives: Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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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Reflections on 2009 and the year ahead

As 2009 started, Charles Dickens’ words echoed: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I had started what became JVA Consulting in 1987 when my oldest daughter had been born, and in 2009 my youngest … Continue reading

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