Ignite your senior team

Ignite your senior team

March 29, 2021 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

Ignite the talent and energy of your people The Ignite program is available now to unions and nonprofits interested in developing their managers and senior teams to meet the moment on equity, development-centered, and results-focused leadership of people and teams. If you ... read more


Notes from the Storm: Black Immigrant Domestic Workers in the Time of COVID-19

Notes from the Storm: Black Immigrant Domestic Workers in the Time of COVID-19

June 20, 2020 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

by MARC BAYARD & KIMBERLY FREEMAN BROWN Black immigrant domestic workers are at the epicenter of three converging storms—the pandemic, the resulting economic depression, and structural racism. Intersectional identities such as Black, immigrant, woman, and low-wage workers make these essential workers some ... read more


Leading with Hope & Resilience

Leading with Hope & Resilience

May 6, 2020 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

After a full year of COVID 19 and its impacts . . . As we continue to suffer and witness suffering and as we continue to expose and witness inequities and hate, we need leaders who are calm, clear, equitable, and ... read more


Want more feedback?

Want more feedback?

February 7, 2020 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

Ask for it. And if you have trouble asking, now's your chance to get better at receiving feedback. The number one way to increase the amount of feedback in your organization is to develop a culture of ASKING for feedback. Many organizations invest in ... read more


That's Just the Way We Roll

That’s Just the Way We Roll

February 7, 2020 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

When people use the "that's-just-the-way-we-roll" defense, there is an air of inevitability to it. It's as if they are saying, 'it's out of my hands, it can't be helped, I'm powerless to change it; And, what's more, if I need ... read more


Hector, I will miss you, compañero

Hector, I will miss you, compañero

July 20, 2019 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

Thursday night  we lost a long-time friend and colleague, Hector Figueroa, who passed away unexpectedly at the young age of 57.  Hector was the President of SEIU Local 32BJ representing janitors, doormen, and airport workers in NYC and across the ... read more


How to make change inevitable

How to make change inevitable

January 28, 2019 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

We hear often that organizational change is a drag and takes a long time.  We may even have experienced change that drawn out and painful, resulting in only modest moves. But then there are other times when change is energizing and ... read more


The 80% Equation: how the open shop turns the traditional union formula on its head

The 80% Equation: how the open shop turns the traditional union formula on its head

July 2, 2018 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

We shouldn't be surprised that an historic moment in the U.S. labor movement didn’t make much of a splash. It wasn’t even the biggest news coming out of the Supreme Court that day . The marches that followed focused on family separation and ... read more


Distributed leadership gets support with the launch of a new coaching cohort

Distributed leadership gets support with the launch of a new coaching cohort

January 7, 2018 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

This year, a group of fifteen organizing leaders from economic and racial justice organizations across the country will launch the CIWO/APG Ignite Coaching Cohort on Distributed Leadership.  The Coaching Cohort is a pilot program being sponsored by the Alvarez Porter Group and the ... read more


Summer Reading and Listening

Summer Reading and Listening

May 30, 2017 · by Alvarez Porter Group · Leave a Comment

Whether you want escape, education or provocation, there are good books and podcasts to get you there.  Here are a few our favorites, and please do add your own in the comment section below: Books: Fiction: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Swing Time by ... read more


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