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What it takes to be more data driven

As our social sector continues to become more data-driven, relevant, and responsive, we need better information on which we can all rely. By nature our field hosts a wide array of organizations all in service of good. Centralizing what we can…

By Caroline McDowell (she/her) and Asia Hadley (she/her)

May 2, 2022

Normalizing seeking support for mental health takes collective action

Reprinted from The Atlanta Women’s Foundation. The United States is ready for a mass mental health intervention. Although much has changed since I wrote my last article promoting May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the country is still dealing with many of the…

By Asia Hadley (she/her)

May 19, 2021

Boys and Men of Color program equips organizations to thrive in pandemic and beyond

According to the 2017 Quantifying Hope report, nearly every major indicator of economic, social, and physical well-being shows that boys and men of color in the U.S. do not have access to the structural supports and opportunities needed to thrive.…

By Asia Hadley (she/her)

April 19, 2021

Libraries pivot to survive pandemic

“Libraries store the energy that fuels the Imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life,” said famed writer and producer Sidney Sheldon. During COVID-19, libraries…

By Grace Sato (she/her) and Asia Hadley (she/her)

April 6, 2021

How philanthropy can ease a growing mental health crisis in the U.S.

Can the U.S. health system handle the mental health effects resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic? Experts think not. Despite increased funding for fiscal year 2020 across various health agencies and robust mental health provisions in the COVID-19 stimulus aid package,…

By Asia Hadley (she/her)

May 27, 2020