Remembering William Gates Sr.

September 24, 2020 by Pamela Davis posted in About NIA

I was saddened to learn of the death of William Gates, Sr., recently. He had a significant impact on Nonprofits Insurance Alliance and on me.

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2020 State of the Market for Nonprofit Insurance

September 03, 2020 by Nonprofits Insurance Alliance posted in Market Trends

Clear signs of the property and casualty market heading into trouble started showing in 2019. Nonprofit policyholders would be “treading water,” Insurance Journal reported. The Wall Street Journal reported in February that one nonprofit saw their renewal quote increase from $76,000 to $750,000.

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What the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Means Today

August 25, 2020 by Nahida S. Nisa posted in Current Events

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead

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Helping 5Cities Homeless Coalition Keep San Luis Obispo County Housed

August 04, 2020 by Nahida S. Nisa posted in About Members

With a 50 percent increase in rent in five years, San Luis Obispo County has had the highest rate of rental increases of any county in California. That translates into a substantial increase in the amount of upfront deposit for renters, creating an additional barrier to sustainable housing.

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A Moment for Self-reflection

June 08, 2020 by Pamela Davis posted in Current Events

I received this email last week after we posted a public statement to our website. I’m republishing it here, because I think this is an important moment in our country’s history, and issues—no matter how painful they are—need to be discussed in the open.

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