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Handy WordPress Theme Functions

WordPress has many theming functions available to ease front end development. Some are bundled as plugins, while others are added to the theme’s functions.php file. There are pros and cons to each approach. A plugin should really be added for each individual function, which results in a large number of custom plugins to maintain. The best functions just require a few simple lines of code, making them easier to manage in one file (functions.php), and in one location. Here are 5 incredibly…

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Top Tactics to Build People-Powered Movements

Women, people of color, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ communities don’t just make up the majority of consumers, we are the heart of social change movements.  During the Nonprofit Digital Strategy Summit, Rad Campaign hosted a session that brought together nonprofit advocacy leaders to explore how we, as nonprofits, can build better, more inclusive movements based on the core issues and values that impact our communities' lives. This panel featured: Ben…

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Dear Nonprofits: How to Center Survivors in Building a Movement for Racial, Social, and Economic Justice

The conviction of rapist Harvey Weinstein signals an important shift in how powerful men are being held accountable for acts of sexual violence against women. That conviction also signals that the norms of consent are shifting away from stereotypes of how survivors are expected to act if they are to be believed. Despite these advances, we have not seen structural changes necessary for eradicating sexual harassment from workplaces or society at large. During the Nonprofit Digital Strategy…

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Honoring Juneteenth

Today, Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the US, and has been celebrated by African-Americans since the late 1800s. It's a day to honor Black liberation and affirm our commitments to continually fighting for justice. While institutionalized slavery has ended, the systemic racism and oppression faced by Black and Brown communities has yet to end. At Rad Campaign, we are closing early today to create the space for our team to celebrate, protest, learn, and reflect. The…