Opinion Piece on The Hill Since Lyndon B. Johnsons Great Society anti-poverty campaigns of the 1960s, the federal government has… Read more It’s time for the federal government to adopt an open-access community dashboard
As part of my continuing journey of allyship, I am reading Ibram X. Kendi's book How To Be An Antiracist. While Kendi's premise is so simple, what he asks us to do is, admittedly, difficult—because a "racist" is defined as "supporting a racist policy through actions or inaction or expressing a racist idea." That means an antiracist is "one who is supporting an antiracist policy through actions or expressing an antiracist idea."
In my last blog post, I wrote that those of us who are White have an obligation to go on… Read more Allyship: Listening, Supporting, Acting
About a week ago, I started listening to the Seeing White podcast and heard comedian D.L. Hughly say these words,… Read more You Cannot Lead If You Don’t Understand Your White Privilege
[alert style=”warning”]Check out new episodes of the Finding Common Purpose podcast about food insecurity and guaranteed income amid this crisis.… Read more Is This Our Guaranteed Income Moment?
I've been giving a lot of thought lately to something Rahm Emanuel, former Obama chief of staff, said about the… Read more 5 Disruptive Innovations for the Social Sector
The New York Times began a series last week titled The America We Need. It began with “The coronavirus pandemic… Read more Respond?Recover?Reframe
A little over a year ago, I wrote, “I cannot help but believe that nonprofits, philanthropy, and government can harness all our good work as a major force to help bridge this divisiveness and advance the country through the twenty-first century.” The outbreak of COVID-19 is beginning to show just how true a statement that is.
Crises reveal vulnerabilities in societies more than anything else. The outbreak of COVID-19 is already uncovering just how wrongheaded the… Read more We Must Replace Job with Basic Income as Our Sector’s Primary Measure
In 2002, 30 percent of fourth-grade students in the United States were reading at or above proficiency levels. Seventeen years… Read more Outcomes, Indicators, and Targets, Oh My!