Partnership for After School Education

Issue 84

September 16, 2014

NYSAN FAQ on Including Students with Disabilities

The New York State Afterschool Network (NYSAN) has published Including All Students: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Including Students with Disabilities in Afterschool and Summer Programs, a resource that defines disability and inclusion and the rights afforded to people with disabilities before going into greater detail on best practices, tips, and resources for inclusion. It also identifies organizations throughout the state and country that provide additional training and resources for programs on inclusion practices. Finally, the FAQ directs program providers to tools with which to assess how inclusive their programs are and guidelines for making the necessary changes.

September 16, 2014

Lawyer's Alliance for New York: Advising Nonprofits Guide

The Lawyer's Alliance for New York has released the newest edition of Advising Nonprofits, its comprehensive guide to legal issues encountered by attorneys, staff, and board members in operating and managing nonprofit organizations. This information is especially important as organizations seek to comply with the Nonprofit Revitalization Act's requirements. The book covers key issues relating to corporate governance and structuring, contracts, regulatory compliance, fundraising, personnel management, lobbying and political activity, intellectual property, and revenue-generating activities. It is available for purchase as a bound printed copy ($100) and as both an Individual Use ($100) and Site License ($200) PDF download.