Decades of research has found that when youth of color internalize rigid ideals of femininity and masculinity, they have markedly lower life outcomes in a cluster of related areas that include health, education, reproductive health, and economic security. Yet few nonprofit organizations or their funding partners are encouraged to do innovative work around gender like they are with race and...Read More
The rain to the wind said,
“you push and I’ll pelt.”
They so smote the garden bed
That the flowers actually knelt.
And lay lodged – though not dead.
I know how the flowers felt.
This week, we lost a dear and important member of the Fieldstone Family. David R. Langlois, original board member of the Fieldstone Foundation passed away after a long...Read More
Throughout our history, Fieldstone has always included the insight and wisdom of its nonprofit partners to help it craft its strategic direction. We believe the inclusion of the leaders we serve has played a key role in our ability to design and offer the services needed by the sector. Last week, this tradition continued as ten nonprofit leaders from Orange and San Diego Counties joined...Read More
The Fieldstone Leadership Network is pleased to announce the addition of Sonya Caruso to our team. Sonya joins us at our first ever Director of Development. In this role, she is responsible for creating, implementing and growing Foundation-wide donor relations in Orange and San Diego Counties. Her efforts will be key as the Fieldstone Leadership Networks continues its transition from a...Read More
Fieldstone Leadership Network’s Janine Mason was selected as a Fellow for the 9th Annual Catholic Leadership Certificate Program at the University of Notre Dame July 7-14. She joined 46 other leaders from more than 20 countries from North America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Sponsored through a collaboration between Nonprofit Certificate Education in the Mendoza College...Read More
The task of leadership
is not to put greatness into people,
but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
These leaders have spent the last six months together; learning, problem solving, sharing challenges and best practices and eliciting greatness from each other! Best of all, they are now part of a bigger network of like-minded people; a network of colleagues...Read More
Last month, we made four exciting visits to local nonprofit organizations to let them know they had been selected to receive a Clare Rose Sabbatical and Capacity Building grant from the Fieldstone Leadership Network. Home Aid Orange County, Mercy House, TrancenDANCE and New Village Arts make up the 2018 cohort.
This month, we gathered the executive directors who will go on sabbatical within...Read More
This month, we hosted our Orange County and San Diego County coaches for a joint meeting at Casa Romantica in San Clemente. Gathering at this half-way point, both geographically and programmatically, we exchanged information on how our 2018 matches are proceeding and gave the coaches time to learn from each other about resources which may be helpful to them as they continue to coach a fellow...Read More
Congratulations to the four recipients of the 2018 Clare Rose Sabbatical Award:
Larry Haynes, Executive Director, Mercy House (OC)
Scott Larson, Executive Director, HomeAid Orange County
Cat Corral, Executive Artistic Director, transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project (SD) and
Kristianne Kurner, Co-Founder and Executive Artistic Director, New Village Arts (SD)
With the aim of...Read More