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Pandemic Pressures Nonprofits Further


Some of the really important work in society is done by people who work for neither government nor business.

Nonprofit organizations perform some of the heavy lifting in the economy. But they are economical themselves, and generally do not pay very well.

And there are other stressors with working for nonprofits, all amplified somewhat by the pandemic. Betsy Leondar-Wright, Board President at the nonprofit Class Action, writes and speaks about improving jobs in the nonprofit sector.

She joins us for an overview.

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