Episode 11: There’s Another Branch! Judicial Advocacy and Nonprofits

March 30, 2017

In this week’s episode, Jamie and Kristina discuss major updates to the fate of the Affordable Care Act repeal and replace plan, what to expect now on the timing of tax reform, upcoming debates on the federal budget.Also, what’s going on with the Supreme Court nomination hearings?

We’re joined by Gregory M. Lipper, partner at Clinton Brook & Peed, and former counsel at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, who gives us some insights on how judicial advocacy fits into your full advocacy strategy.

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

Production sponsored by Miles Knight. Creative + Strategy. MilesKnight.com

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Episode 10: It’s Open Season (on Federal Funding)

March 23, 2017

In this week’s episode, Jamie and Kristina discuss the week’s news, including the latest with the House health care bill and President Trump’s budget proposal. It's non-binding, but the president's budget is a window into an Administration's priorities - and so far what we've seen may have serious implications for the charitable community and people we serve.

We also welcome back Sarah Egge of Washington Council Ernst & Young to go beyond the black and white of hard numbers to discuss the potential impact and likely next steps as the Trump Administration and Congress navigate budget season.

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

Production sponsored by Miles Knight. Creative + Strategy. MilesKnight.com

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Episode 9: Regulatory Advocacy Made Real

March 16, 2017

In this week’s episode, Jamie and Kristina run through the news of the week including the Congressional Budget Office report on the American Health Care Act and how this might affect the timing of tax reform. They are also joined by Laura Weidner of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to talk about the practical advantages and opportunities for nonprofits to engage directly with executive agencies to effect policy change.

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

Production sponsored by Miles Knight. Creative + Strategy. MilesKnight.com

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Episode 8: Healthcare Is, In Fact, Complicated

March 9, 2017

We have a bill… or two bills… and they may need more. House Republicans are proceeding with legislation to repeal and replace large portions of the Affordable Care Act. Kristina and Jamie welcome back Heather Meade from Washington Council, Ernst and Young to talk through legislative strategy, highlights, what happens next, and what it all could mean for the nonprofit community and the people we serve.

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

Production sponsored by Miles Knight. Creative + Strategy. MilesKnight.com

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Episode 7: Addressing the Address

March 2, 2017

In this week’s episode, we focus on President Donald J. Trump's first address to Congress. Independent Sector Chief Strategy Officer Jeff Moore joins Kristina and Jamie to discuss what we learned about the Administration’s policy priorities, what the charitable sector needs to know, and where we go from here.

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

Production sponsored by Miles Knight. Creative + Strategy. MilesKnight.com

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Episode 6: Special Edition – Johnson Revisited

February 23, 2017

Thanks to great listener feedback, we take another crack at the Johnson Amendment, hosting a "mock debate" between Jamie Tucker and resident expert Allison Grayson to help talk through in better context some of the various arguments around Johnson Amendment repeal and implications for nonprofit organizations.

This podcast is a follow up to Episode 4: The Johnson What?

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

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Episode 5: Above All, Advocate

February 16, 2017

In this episode, we recap the events of the week including confirmations and shake-ups in the Trump Administration, upcoming budget and tax reform debates, and preparing for the February Congressional recess.

We’re also joined by Sarah Boison, nonprofit communications professional and advocate, who talks to us about her experience volunteering for the Women’s March on Washington and the practical side of organizing and implementing an effective advocacy strategy and program.

 

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

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Episode 4: The Johnson What?

February 9, 2017

In this episode, we recap the events of the week including what President Trump has said about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and updates on the status of the travel ban and confirmation hearings. We’re also joined by guest host Allison Grayson of Independent Sector and Emily Peterson-Cassin of Bright Lines Project to discuss the Johnson Amendment and what it means for 501(c)(3) organizations across the country and their ability to engage in direct political advocacy.

 

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

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Episode 3: Nonprofits and the ACA

February 2, 2017

In this episode, we recap the events of the week including more executive orders by the Trump Administration, the Republican retreat in Philadelphia, and preview President Trump’s upcoming address to Congress. Heather Meade, principal with Washington Council Ernst & Young, also joined us to give us some insights on what’s going on with the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and what nonprofits should be considering moving forward.

 

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

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Episode 2: Reconciliation… Reconciled

January 26, 2017

In episode two of 100 Days for Good, our hosts Kristina Gawrgy Campbell and Jamie Tucker recap the events of the week including the inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington, and cabinet confirmation hearings. We also look ahead to the release of a budget by the Trump Administration.
Sarah Kuehl Egge, federal budget expert with Washington Council Ernst & Young, also joined us to discuss the process of budget reconciliation, and how Congressional Republicans might use the tool to advance policy goals around the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and tax reform.

 

About the Podcast

100 Days for Good is Independent Sector’s podcast about what nonprofits, foundations, and anyone committed to the common good needs to know about what’s happening in Washington.

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