Just as September 11th forever changed how our country views homeland security, so too has the Sandusky scandal in Pennsylvania altered the way we view the protection of children. Members of the public spent little time debating Sandusky’s guilt or innocence, rather they focused on what they would have done and what others should have done to better protect the children. Nonprofit entities around the country have scurried to review their policies on reporting suspected child abuse and their processes related to hiring and educating staff, volunteers and members of their governing boards. Inaction due to ignorance is no longer an accepted response; this is clearly a risk management issue that should be on the radar of every nonprofit. Learn More
Join us for another Talk with the Editor telephone call on August 14 at 1:00. ET. You won’t get legal advice, but you will get Don Kramer’s reactions based on more than 35 years of working with nonprofit organizations.
Gather your people around your conference phone and ask your questions. You can ask questions about stories in our recent issues, any question of nonprofit law, or follow-up on a To the Point question you submitted or a question raised by someone else. Sign-up here.