We're seeing larger, democratically run groups with more sophisticated strategies. They're willing to take on big targets and win. Thousands of these organizations are doing pretty well; they run on people's energy, which is higher than ever before. From my perspective, the administration in Washington is a blip on the screen. We're getting closer to creating a democratic society from the bottom up.
—RON WHITE, formerly of the Tides Foundation
Fundraising is organizing. Resources go where change happens.
—BILL DEMPSEY, formerly of the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
In 1980, ...