A little over a year ago, I wrote, “I cannot help but believe that nonprofits, philanthropy, and government can harness all our good work as a major force to help bridge this divisiveness and advance the country through the twenty-first century.”
The outbreak of COVID-19 is beginning to show just how true a statement that is.
Yes, I’ve been writing regularly about the dysfunctions of what I (and others) call the Nonprofit Industrial Complex. Over decades, we haven’t created as much population-level progress along the Pathway to Lifelong Success as we should have. But at moments like this, the best of what we do comes into plain sight.