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Has anyone heard of or worked for the nonprofit Open Plans, inc in NY?


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Asked in work-life bowl but asking here as well.

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For the nonprofit attorneys here: What do you do on a daily basis? What skills and competencies do you utilize the most? What are the most pressing legal issues affecting 501c orgs?


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