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Wondering how COVID-19 has affected Minnesota’s nonprofit sector? The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits has been tracking its impact with a series of reports based on surveys of organizations across the state. The May Minnesota Nonprofit Economy Report - COVID-19 Impact Update offers an analysis of data from over 300 Minnesota nonprofitson how they are doing as we move into the next phase of this pandemic (and post-pandemic) era.

With all the developments that the pandemic and other events of the last year have brought, many volunteer leaders have also become change leaders, charged with engineering new ways for organizations to best engage volunteers, and for volunteers to contribute their time and talent safely. But change management is not always an easy or straightforward process. The Harvard Business Review offers a summary of research on how to best overcome objections to change in To Get People to Embrace Change, Emphasize What Will Stay the Same.

Did you miss MAVA’s own Wendy Vang Roberts sharing her experience as a panelist for the Points of Light conversation on Race and Equity in Volunteering: From Lived Experience to Leadership? You can catch up with the conversation, part of the Listen, Learn and Act to End Racism series, here.