Will You Help Us "Mind The Gap?"

Mind The (funding) GapCenter for Sustainable Change​ (CSC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization since 2004, ​is coming to the end of its current fiscal year.  New opportunities are being established for positive change in communities here in the US and across the globe. With your support and donation, we can "Mind the Gap" in our finances between what we would like to do and what our current funding will support.

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One Person

John wrote this blog post as part of his learning exercises in the "Business Building" training program conducted by Divine Play in Charlottesville, VA.

This week I embarked on a new project and I'd like to share it with all of you.

My original title for this blog post was, "Insight: What's possible when 'one person' is able to 'see' the human experience in an entirely new light?" I reduced the title to "One Person," to help me remember the core idea that surfaces again and again for me in various "forms" when I engage the world with little on my mind. All I will need going forward is those two words to remember that all it takes is a single individual to change the hearts of many.

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#GivingTuesday 2016 "Live Blog"

GivingTuesday logoIn this blog post, we "live-blogged" our 2016 #GivingTuesday online event.

From now until the end of 2016, your gift to Center for Sustainable Change has the chance to be DOUBLED thanks to a generous group of supporters who have committed to match all gifts that are an increase of a donor's previous gift, as well as gifts from new donors.

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Grateful Giving

fall-heart.jpgI hope that for you today is filled with gratitude. I hope your thoughts are about the gifts of life, love, and joy.

In the U.S. our Thanksgiving season is approaching. In northern hemisphere countries fall is under way. Around the globe 2016 is coming to an end. All of us are appreciating successes during this year and are looking to greater achievements in the New Year.

As one who is fortunate to have been selected for a leadership role in coordinating our worldwide network, Center for Sustainable Change, I have thoughts of how grateful I am for you and your sharing with all of us your life, your energy and your resources. Your gifts are a testament to your gratitude.

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The Janet Reno Legacy You've Never Heard

Thank you, Janet Reno

In 1987 Janet Reno approached Dr. Roger Mills, inquiring whether he thought he could help solve some of the systemic problems at the Modello Federal Housing Project that had for years plagued her at her Florida State Attorney office.

Roger Mills accepted the challenge. Ms. Reno's willingness to "think outside of the typical bureaucratic box," her trust to authorize a radically new and "unproven" intervention, and her commitment of the financial resources necessary proved to be the elements necessary to make this experiment possible.

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