Christina Palassio

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Christina Palassio

Christina Palassio is a strategic communications professional and writer with a background in journalism and more than 20 years of experience working in the arts, food security, and international development sectors. In addition to contributing to The Philanthropist, she also writes about cycling, culture, and causes for The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, Canadian Cycling, and other publications. She’s proud to be a member of Humber College’s Professional Writing Certificate advisory committee and the co-chair of Unlock Democracy Canada, a grassroots, non-partisan organization committed to strengthening Canada’s democracy.

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Pulse-check with sector leaders on mental health

The massive upheaval caused by COVID-19 has put pressure on all levels of the non-profit workforce, leading to rising levels of burnout, compassion fatigue, stress, and anxiety. We talked to leaders across the sector about their mental health, their outlook on leadership, and how they’re supporting their teams through this period.