Nonprofit Management

Welcome to the virtual home of the M.S. program in Nonprofit Management (NPM) at Milano/The New School. We invite you to look around our blog and get a feel for our community.

Visit the Nonprofit Management page at newschool.edu to learn about degree requirements, application information, program faculty, and more.

Student Projects

 


 

 

Social Enterprises Founded by New Challenge Winners Receive Grant

   Amy Chasan, Executive Director and Founder of Sweet Generation    Jordyn Lexton, CEO and Founder of Drive Change   Congratulations to Amy Chasan (NPM ’14), Executive Director and Founder of Sweet Generation Bakery, and Jordyn Lexton, Founder and CEO of Drive Change, who were awarded grants totaling 5.3 million dollars from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative for their efforts to create employment opportunities and career training for at-risk youth and formerly incarcerated New Yorkers.  In the early stages of these high-impact organizations, Annie Bickerton (NPM ’14), along with community partner Jordyn Lexton, and Amy Chasan (NPM ’14) won ...

Milano & SGPIA Students Present at Clinton Global Initiative

            Magdiela Rivas and Oscar Romero created ESID, Educational Services for International Development, as a project that seeks to reduce young unemployment in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and the United States through the promotion of virtual internships, on site mentorship and international exchange programs for senior university students.  They were accepted to present their project at The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) last month in Boston. The CGI U is an initiative launched by President Bill Clinton since 2007 to bring together students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.   Rivas and Romero's ...

Milano Professor Sujatha Jesudason and Alumni Rachelle Suissa Featured in NACC Newsletter

Sujatha Jesudason, Ph.D. Joins the faculty at the Milano School  of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy atThe New School. She has worked as an activist, organizer and scholar for over 25 years in a range of social justice movements. Dr. Jesudason is a leading voice on new practices in movement building, the ethics of reproductive genetics, gender justice, disability rights and racial inclusion. In her work she focuses on forging unlikely collaborations and looking past forced simplifications at the intersection of issues too often considered separately: economic inequality, domestic violence, racial discrimination, disability rights and gender roles. Dr. Jesudason has worked skillfully ...

Urban Matters Brief Co-Authored by Milano Students

The story originally appeared in Urban Matters Brief published by the Center for New York City Affairs (linked here), co-authored by NPM student Ana Carla Sant'Anna Costa. By Nicole Mader and Ana Carla Sant’Anna Costa Earlier this month, the New York City Department of Education (DOE) released a long-awaited plan designed to increase diversity in the city’s public schools.  Noteworthy in the plan are two numeric goals the DOE proposes to use as “yardsticks” to measure their progress. Outside observers have celebrated these goals as a “bona-fide breakthrough” and also criticized them for “aim[ing] too low.” But the plan itself lacks sufficient detail and context to ...