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Rethinking Nonprofits - time magazine article In her former job at the Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service, based in Baltimore, Jane Leu saw countless foreign professionals--bankers, lawyers, architects, computer experts--flee to the U.S. and become cabdrivers, nannies and security guards. "There was a real need to match these people with their skills," she says. But her employer's "mission was limited," she says, and management wouldn't budge. Leu, 37, was anything but alone in her frustration with how traditional nonprofits are... Subscribe Now Get TIME the way you want it One Week Digital Pass — $4.99 Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99 One Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30!

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