Posts By: Chelsea Newhouse

Chelsea Newhouse

Chelsea Newhouse is the Communications Manager for the Center for Civil Society Studies and manages the Center's Nonprofit Economic Data and Philanthropication thru Privatization Projects and the Nonprofit Works Interactive Database. Prior to joining the Center in 2008, she worked for the Johns Hopkins University Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, the Baltimore Sun, and as a community organizer for Clean Water Action and the Democratic National Committee. She holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Virginia. Chelsea can be reached at chelsea.newhouse@jhu.edu.

Call for Papers: Lester M. Salamon Memorial Issue of Nonprofit Policy Forum

By on December 2, 2021

Nonprofit Policy Forum is requesting expressions of interest for potential contributions to a special issue honoring the legacy of late Center Director Lester M. Salamon. Papers must present original theoretical or empirical research and expressly engage with aspects of Dr.

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, OCTOBER 2021 | Nonprofit recovery rises to 70% of initial job losses

By on November 15, 2021

November 15, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF] In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses through October 2021, as

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 2021 | Nonprofits shed jobs for the first time since December 2020

By on October 12, 2021

October 12, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF] In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses through September 2021, as

Reflections on Lester Salamon: Stephanie Geller

By on October 8, 2021

This is part of a series of posts from colleagues and friends around the world reflecting on the life, work, and impact of late Center Director Lester M. Salamon. A collection of additional remembrances from colleagues, online tributes, and photos

Reflections on Lester Salamon: Dennis Young & Kirsten Grønbjerg

By on October 1, 2021

This is part of a series of posts from colleagues and friends around the world reflecting on the life, work, and impact of late Center Director Lester M. Salamon. A collection of additional remembrances from colleagues, online tributes, and photos

Reflections on Lester Salamon: Zhang Yuanfeng

By on September 24, 2021

This is part of a series of posts from colleagues and friends around the world reflecting on the life, work, and impact of late Center Director Lester M. Salamon. A collection of additional remembrances from colleagues, online tributes, and photos

Reflections on Lester Salamon: Ben Gidron & Edith Archambault

By on September 17, 2021

This is the first in a planned series of posts from colleagues and friends around the world reflecting on the life, work, and impact of late Center Director Lester M. Salamon. A collection of additional remembrances from colleagues, online tributes,

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, AUGUST 2021 | Nonprofits add just 42,000 workers in August as job recovery slows

By on September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF] In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses through August 2021, as

Statement on the passing of Lester Salamon

By on August 23, 2021

With great sorrow, we write to share the news that Dr. Lester M. Salamon passed away on Friday August 20, 2021. Our collective loss will resonate across the field of nonprofit and third sector research in the United States and

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, JULY 2021 | Nonprofits add nearly 70,000 jobs, with educational institutions leading the way

By on August 18, 2021

August 18, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]     In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses

Join our effort to improve nonprofit workforce data today!

By on August 4, 2021

The Issue From its inception, a major goal of our Nonprofit Economic Data Project has been to improve the quality and availability of crucial data on nonprofit employment and wages in the United States. While we have made considerable progress

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, JUNE 2021 | An overall strong recovery, but a loss of 5,300 health care jobs

By on July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]     In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, MAY 2021 | Nonprofit job recovery rebounds in May, with a gain of 63,000 jobs

By on June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]     In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses

NEWS RELEASE | America’s Health Conversion Foundations: A PtP Success Story

By on June 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chelsea Newhouse We are pleased to announce the release of an important new look at the performance of a set of U.S. PtP “health conversion foundations.” With government revenues powerfully constrained and COVID-highlighted massive social and

NONPROFIT WORKS 3.0: Johns Hopkins interactive database on nonprofit employment & wages adds updated data and new features

By on May 26, 2021

Introducing Nonprofit Works 3.0: The latest version of the popular interactive database created by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies to provide accessible information on nonprofit employment and wages in states and regions. The Center for Civil

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, APRIL 2021 | Rate of Nonprofit Job Recovery Slows Significantly in April

By on May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]     In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, MARCH 2021 | Nonprofits Regained Nearly 81,000 Jobs in March, but Still Face a Long Road to Full Recovery

By on April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]   In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses through

NEWS RELEASE | To Close Digital Equity Gaps, U.S. Should Endow a Digital Futures Foundation from Proceeds of Spectrum Auctions—New America and Johns Hopkins Experts Propose Bold Fix for Digital Inclusion Gaps

By on April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     WASHINGTON, DC—Today, New America’s Open Technology Institute and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies jointly released a proposal to invest a portion of the windfall proceeds from recent and

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, FEBRUARY 2021: Nonprofit Sector Lost Over 7% of Its Workforce in the First Year of the Pandemic

By on March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]   In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses through

PtP in the News: Boston Globe Op-Ed urges PtP solution to digital divide

By on March 5, 2021

In a new Op-Ed published yesterday in the Boston Globe, PtP Director Lester Salamon and Michael Calabrese, Director of the Wireless Future Project at New America, argue that a portion of the tens of billions of dollars being generated by

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, JANUARY 2021: Nonprofit Jobs Still Down by Nearly 960,000 as of January, Time to Full Recovery Increases to 2 Years

By on February 16, 2021

February 16, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]   In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, this report documents our estimates of COVID-induced nonprofit job losses through

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, DECEMBER 2020: Nonprofits Lost Over 50,000 Jobs in December, Reversing a Slow Recovery

By on January 19, 2021

January 19, 2021 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF] Note: The headline of this report has been update to correct a typo.   In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, NOVEMBER 2020: Nonprofit Job Recovery Rate Drops to 1.9% in November, Could Take 2.4 Years to Fully Recover

By on December 15, 2020

December 15, 2020 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]   As 2020 draws to a close, we have analyzed data from the latest BLS Employment Situation Report to estimate nonprofit job losses through November, continuing our effort

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, OCTOBER 2020: Nonprofit Jobs Rebound Slightly in October, But Remain Down by Over 900,000 Compared to Pre-COVID Levels

By on November 16, 2020

November 16, 2020 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]   In our continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, we have analyzed data from the latest BLS Employment Situation Report

COVID-19 JOBS UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 2020: Nonprofit Employment Recovery Slowed Significantly in September, Still Down By Nearly 8%

By on October 21, 2020

OCTOBER 21, 2020 For immediate release Contact: Chelsea Newhouse [download as PDF]   As part of our continued effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, we have analyzed data from the latest BLS Employment