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Our team often comes across ideas, concepts, and opportunities related to philanthropy, nonprofits, and beyond that we enjoy sharing with each other. Now, we would like to tune others into the conversation! Weitz Insights, our blog, will feature posts authored by members of the staff, board, and community. Check us out!

A young woman is standing behind a table smiling at four elementary-age children in a gymnasium.

Carleton Weitz Fellows | March 14, 2023

Weitz Fellow Voices: Clarissa at Nebraska Appleseed

By Clarissa Guzmán

This is a guest blog written by one of our […]

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A black and white portrait of young woman with dark curly hair is wearing a long-sleeve patterned shirt. She is sitting in a cinema chair, resting her chin on her hand, and is smiling at the camera.

Carleton Weitz Fellows | February 28, 2023

Weitz Fellow Voices: Isabel at Film Streams

By Isabel Anderson

This is a guest blog by one of our Weitz […]

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A group of people in meeting.

A large group of people are seated at U-shaped tables and are facing the presenter at the front of the room. There are large white pieces of paper affixed to the green chalkboard with handwritten community meeting notes.

Equity | February 14, 2023

Your D.E.I.A Work is Not Anti-Oppressive

By Mynesha Spencer, Inclusion Strategist

This is a guest blog from Mynesha Spencer, Inclusion Strategist […]

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An image looking up at the Nebraska State Capital building with blue skies and thin white clouds in the background.

Advocacy | January 31, 2023

Legislative Update: First Session Reflections

By Renee Fry, Policy Consultant

This is a guest blog from Renee Fry, Policy Consultant […]

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Multi-colored waves with text that reads, "Together, we can and we will achieve greater equity, justice, and peace for our community."

General | December 28, 2022

The Year Behind, The Work Ahead

By Katie Weitz, PhD

My mom said the “pandemic put us in time-out,” and […]

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Instructor demonstrating art technique to two children at a table.

Equity | November 28, 2022

Centering People Not Checklists

By Alexzia Plummer, Program Associate

Imagine you’ve invited your close friend or relative to your […]

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Two people are in conversation. The person speaking is facing the camera and gesturing with one hand and holding a soda can in the other; the other person has their back to the camera. Out of focus are other people in the room.

Equity | October 27, 2022

Trust-Based Philanthropy

By Emily Nguyen, Deputy Director

In my first three months here at the Weitz Family […]

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Group of people

A large group of people are standing in two lines facing towards each other inside; deep in conversation.

Advocacy | October 19, 2022

Collective Power Through Policy

By Renee Fry, Policy Consultant

This is a guest blog from Renee Fry, Policy Consultant […]

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Group of people at Grantee Gathering

A group of 10 people are gathered around a table with a teal tablecloth posed for the photo inside the Venue at Highlander. Six people are seated and four are standing behind them.

Power Sharing | August 25, 2022

Our First Grantee Gathering

By Robia Qasimyar

This blog is estimated to take 3 minutes to read. […]

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Two people at a desk.

Two people are at a desk. One person is out of focus and looking off camera. The person in focus is wearing a mask, looking down at papers on the desk, and is holding a pen.

Equity | August 3, 2022

All Data is Not Created Equal

By Katie Weitz, PhD

This blog is estimated to take 2 minutes to read. […]

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