Interviews & Profiles

Leader to Leader: Nolvia Delgado

A discussion with the executive director of the Kaplan Educational Foundation, an organization that she herself benefited from as an undergraduate

Helping Black and Brown youth harness their power

Minority Millennials founder Dan Lloyd spoke to New York Nonprofit Media about empowering young people of color to become civically engaged and the upcoming We Are The Future Summit.

Interviews & Profiles

Identifying and confronting LGBTQ hate

Beverly Tillery, executive director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project, discusses findings from a new report on anti-LGBTQ incidents reported by the organization’s affiliates nationwide.

Striving for equity for the disability community

Mike Schweinsburg, president of the 504 Democratic Club, talks about the organization’s plans for 2023 and developing relationships with politicians.

How 2022 Robin Hood Hero Elsie Flores turned her life around

Elsie Flores, Lower East Side Court Advocate at Avenues for Justice, spoke to New York Nonprofit Media about the recent award and working at the organization that she credits for saving her life.


New York Landmarks Conservancy on half a century of preservation advocacy

Conservancy President Peg Breen speaks on the nonprofit’s 50th anniversary and its most recent efforts on the Penn Station Redevelopment plan.


Persuasion’s role in organizing: Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Maurice Mitchell

Two provocative thinkers on listening to constituents, an “orgasm theory” of politics, and how to make institutions work for the people they serve.

Interviews & Profiles

How low-income New Yorkers will be affected by the end of pandemic-era emergency benefits

NYN Media spoke with Public Health Solutions Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Zachariah Hennessey on how the state can mitigate SNAP benefit losses and reduce strain on food pantries.


Jennifer Mitchell returns to The Doe Fund as organization’s CEO

Bringing in her expertise as executive director of The HOPE Program, Mitchell hopes to tackle the homelessness and affordable housing crisis in New York City.

Cultural nonprofits

Empowering young artists in New York

Nicole Fenichel-Hewitt, executive director of The Art Effect, spoke to New York Nonprofit Media about promoting student growth and the upcoming Reel Exposure International Teen Film and Photography Festival.

Leader to Leader: Nic Dawes on nonprofit newsrooms

The executive director of The City talks about covering local news and accountability journalism.


Neurodiversity shouldn’t be a barrier for children

In a Q&A, Beth Rosenberg, an educator and mom turned social entrepreneur who founded Teck Kids Unlimited, discusses how the nonprofit is helping children with autism and other challenges obtain new skills, develop a passion and pursue meaningful opportunities.

Interviews & Profiles

Could New York lead in movement for reparations?

In a Q&A with state Sen. Jabari Brisport, the lawmaker discusses establishing a commission that would explore reparations for Black New Yorkers.

Leader to Leader: Chloe Breyer

The executive director of Interfaith Center of New York talks to New York Nonprofit Media about the challenges religious leaders face entering the public square and her work as an ordained Episcopal priest.


Kyle Bragg: The 32BJ president’s exit interview

The union leader discusses his decision to step down and his many years of service to the labor movement.


Leader to Leader: Rich Leimsider

The and founder and campaign director speaks to New York Nonprofit Media.


JCC of Mid-Westchester gets a new chief executive officer

Elise Dowell comes with two decades of communications and operations experience.