Jack Beck is the Founder and Executive Director of TurnOut, a nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing communities to power queer and trans movements. TurnOut works year-round to recruit volunteers, staff, and board members for queer and trans nonprofits, providing the training and support they need to maximize their impact in CA communities. In this interview, Jack shares his experiences starting a nonprofit, how their programs and offerings grew organically, their path to sustainability, and valuable lessons that he learned along the way about how to treat volunteers like the important assets they are.

Links to info and resources:
– TurnOut’s Website: ⁠⁠www.turnout.org⁠⁠
– Original Civic Hacker Summit Session recording (access for ⁠⁠⁠paid members⁠⁠⁠): ⁠⁠⁠https://civichackersummit.com/schedule/jack-beck-2022-summit/⁠⁠⁠

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