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Communicating About Racial Equity in Adolescence

January 28, 2022

The FrameWorks Institute and Health+ Studio released a new messaging playbook “Framing Racial Equity in Adolescence: Messaging Strategies for Social Change.” The playbook helps practitioners, advocates, policymakers, and journalists communicate more accurately and effectively about racism and equity and their impact on adolescent development. In addition, FrameWorks published a messaging supplement that distills these recommendations […]

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Race To Lead: Trading Glass Ceilings for Glass Cliffs

January 28, 2022

Building Movement Project (BMP) released another Race to Lead report, “Trading Glass Ceilings for Glass Cliffs,” focused on the experiences of nonprofit leaders of color. It provides data on the added demands on executive directors of identity-based organizations, the challenges that BIPOC leaders face when taking over from white predecessors, and other realities of being […]

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What About Funding? NHSA’s Convening on the State of Philanthropy

December 16, 2021

NHSA hosted “What About Funding? NHSA’s Convening on the State of Philanthropy,” a virtual panel discussion regarding the state of national philanthropy and what it means for the future of human service nonprofits. The panel featured industry experts Satonya Fair (PEAK Grantmaking), Susan Schaefer (Resource Partners LLC), and Victor Valentine (NHSA). Topics included: Developing stronger […]

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Advancing Equity in Juvenile Justice

October 21, 2021

New Data on Youth Incarceration The Sentencing Project released a new report, “Black Disparities in Youth Incarceration,” showing the racial inequities that still exist in our juvenile justice system. Despite long-term declines in youth incarceration, the disparity at which black and white youth are held in juvenile facilities has grown. Black youth are more than […]

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The State of Two-Generation Work

October 21, 2021

“State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being” is a new report released by Ascend at the Aspen Institute. This resource is designed for policymakers, philanthropists, practitioners, researchers, and others interested in learning what the two-generation (2Gen) approach has accomplished, why and how it has accelerated so quickly, and what different sectors can do […]

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