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From the Network: Inside the Art of Leadership, Alum News, Job Postings, and More

By March 7, 2019April 4th, 2019No Comments


Alum Luis Ramirez (On Youtube as iLuisRey) filmed this awesome video at the recent Art of Leadership for Philanthropic Leaders last month. The video gives an inside look at a Rockwood training, with interviews from participants and trainers, a tour of one of our training sites, and insights on joyous and effective leadership.

Want to get in on the transformative fun? Check out the full 2019 training schedule and apply today.


Oh, and don’t forget to subscribe to Rockwood’s Leading From The Inside Out podcast, launching soon:


Alum in the News

  • adrienne maree brown was interviewed in Colorlines about her latest book, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good
  • Several Rockwood alums appear in “I’m Not Asking For Me,” a video about the role of development and fundraising staff in nonprofits from the Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Karen Hobert Flynn appeared in front of the House of Representatives and was questioned by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about campaign finance laws
  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal and fellow Democrats in the House introduced a “Medicare For All” bill
  • Cristina Jimenez and Ai-Jen Poo were part of a panel (which also included bell hooks and Roxane Gay) discussing the future of the feminist movement
  • Amy Chen discussed the routes and barriers to successful Medicaid and private insurance reimbursement for doulas in California on the podcast Good Birth For All
  • Ruby Corado and Casa Ruby celebrated the arrival of 15 LGBTI migrants from Central America

Leadership Opportunities

  • The Plains, OH: Rural Action has two positions open, for a Chief Program Officer and a Zero Waste Program Director
  • Los Altos or San Francisco, CA: The Heising-Simons Foundations is seeking a Criminal Justice Program Officer
  • New York, NY: Literacy Partners is hiring for several positions
  • Chicago, IL: Latino Union of Chicago has an open position for a Development Director
  • Various Locations: Campus Election Engagement Project is seeking candidates for two positions, Michigan State Director and Development Manager
  • Remote/Various Locations: The Organization United for Respect has several open positions, including Managing Director and National Organizing Director
Rockwood Community Call

India Harville

disability justice consultant, public speaker, somatics practitioner, and performance artist

April 25 | 12 PT / 3 ET

India Harville, African American female with long black locs, seated in her manual wheelchair wearing a long sleeveless green dress. Her service dog, Nico, a blond Labrador Retriever, has his front paws on her lap. He is wearing a blue and yellow service dog vest. They are outside with greenery behind them.