Points of Light Announce Conference in June
The Points of Light
Foundation announces its national conference, Building a Culture of Service:
Neighbor-to-Neighbor, June 8 to 10, 2003, in Baltimore, Maryland. If you
are a leader seeking ways to connect people through volunteering or national
service, or if you recruit, manage or train volunteers, this conference
is for you.
To learn more about the wealth of workshops, seminars, featured speakers,
opportunities for networking, visit http://www.points
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Questions on Insurance
Do you wonder
about insurance for your organization? An Insurance Guide for Nonprofit
Organizations in Washington" is a dandy resource if you are from
the United States. The booklet answers questions such as: Is Insurance
Difficult to Find? and How Do I Know What is Needed?
There is also an intriguing section on the myths about insurance and a
short section on risk management. And much more!
While the booklet was printed for those in Washington State, it is also
loaded with national resources for getting insurance questions answered.
If you are a nonprofit organization or considering becoming one, this
is a must see. For more information, contact Richard Einhorn
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-725-7120.
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Trends for 2003
magazine published a list of trends for the year. Here is the list.
are getting older and spending more money.
next decade will fill with 38 million baby boomers (those born between
1946 1964). It is expected that they will work longer than
seems inclined to work longer. Some because savings cannot support
retirement and others because social security benefits only kick in
2000, more than half of all workers were employed in management, professional
or related occupations. Employers are increasingly using independent
2003 job requires more brain power than physical strength and so the
number of high school graduates going on to college is increasing,
especially among women.
its European allies, the United States is likely to become more and
more dependent on labor from abroad, especially in service work jobs.
to the Census 2000 report, 40% of population growth in the US is from
immigration. There is no evidence of this decreasing.
largest minority group is the US is Latino/Hispanic. with 35 million
people. The median age of this group is 25.8, nearly 13 years younger
than the non-Hispanic, white population. They represent 20% of the
nations 4 million children.
in birth trends.
are three trends in births across the US:
1. More births to women age 35 and older
2. There is a decline in birth to teens
3. There is a rising diversity among births.
is a growing demographic difference in cities, suburbs, and rural
areas. 50% of all the US population lives in suburbs. Slowest growth
is in rural areas.
huge bump in population of the Baby Boom population will not continue
into future generations. There is a flattening out in the number of
people in the ensuing generations.
Demographics January 2003
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