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We're dedicated to protecting what's important to you, and ensuring the future of your organization. Enjoy these safety tips from our experts so you can focus on what matters most.

Details Matter: What You Need to Know About Liability Release Forms Planning Ahead Details Matter: What You Need to Know About Liability Release Forms Your organization likely sponsors a variety of exciting activities, including trips. Ensure full participation and minimal risk in all of your activities by having each participant sign a carefully worded assumption of risk and release of... Read More
You Asked, We Answered: Minimizing Athletic Risks Webinar Q&A Being There You Asked, We Answered: Minimizing Athletic Risks Webinar Q&A In last week’s webinar, “Minimizing Athletic Risks: Protect Your Student Athletes and Your School,” Senior Risk Manager Brian Gleason dove into the ever-so-popular topics related to school-sponsored athletics and the risks associated with... Read More
Storm Safety Resources Being There Storm Safety Resources Hurricane season has officially reached the halfway point, and this year's active season has already caused much devastation.

Whether you're dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, are bracing yourself for Hurricane Irma, or... Read More

Team Up With Your Local Law Enforcement Being There Team Up With Your Local Law Enforcement A regular police presence at or near your school, church and/or local neighborhood is a valuable crime-prevention strategy. In schools specifically, it can disrupt trouble spots that interfere with students traveling to and from school,... Read More
Upcoming Webinar - Boards on Board: Managing Governance Risks for Mission Success Shared Values Upcoming Webinar - Boards on Board: Managing Governance Risks for Mission Success

Good governance is often the missing link between a successful organization that’s fulfilling its mission and one that’s struggling to survive.

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What the Solar Eclipse Means for Your Organization In the Community What the Solar Eclipse Means for Your Organization

For the first time since 1979, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, meaning that the moon will completely cover the sun for a period of time that day. While everyone in the contiguous U.S. will be... Read More

Youth Activities: The Good, The Bad and The Questionable Planning Ahead Youth Activities: The Good, The Bad and The Questionable

When school is out and summer activities are in, organizations are looking to fill each day with meaningful activities for youth in their programs. These activities can provide enriching experiences and vast learning opportunities for... Read More

Social Media Policy Must-Haves Part 2: Drafting Your Policy Planning Ahead Social Media Policy Must-Haves Part 2: Drafting Your Policy

The first step in developing a social media policy is to map out your strategy for usage, content and access. That information will make it easier to create a formal policy. When drafting your social media policy, make sure it’s clearly... Read More

Social Media Policy Must-Haves Part I: Brainstorming Planning Ahead Social Media Policy Must-Haves Part I: Brainstorming Social media is a powerful marketing tool. With a social media presence, you can engage stakeholders, connect with your community, gain a broader audience, draw attention to your mission, promote events and programs, and fundraise.

The... Read More

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