Tag Archives: New Mountain Climbers

Blog Roll: online resources advancing our type of philanthropy

In the final days of June, CIN hosted our first For Us/By Us conference call along with our colleagues at the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training, aka GIFT. They are also the producers of the phenomenal magazine, the Grassroots Fundraising … Continue reading

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The Black History Quiz Bowl: from 2010 to 2012

Written by Carolyn Dixon, a member of the New Mountain Climbers  “Instruction in youth is like engraving in tone.” (Morocco) No doubt many people would disagree with me when I say that being educated in a segregated school system had … Continue reading

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His “Dream”: A Real and Virtual Touchstone for Today

 MLK Day 2012 | On the importance of individual contributions Written by Dr. Ben Dixon, a CIN member since 2005 By now, less than three months since its opening on October 16, 2011, thousands of us have stepped down from … Continue reading

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Going Around in Circles Can Be Worthwhile!

Written by Dr. Ben Dixon, a CIN member since 2005 Chris Rock jokes about Black people not reading… “If you want to hide something from Black folk, put in a book.” (Or, blog).  Bill Cosby admonishes us about the “Black culture … Continue reading

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