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Why do so many pregnant women and young mothers die?
Your guess is as good as our government’s. We simply don’t know. Even the statistics we have aren’t current, though from all indications the U.S.’s mortality rate is rising, as it is in Afghanistan and Sudan.
But in the U.S., the rate has risen by 136 percent between 1990 and 2013...…Continue
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Nonprofit Quarterly: | July 9, 2018
Superficially, it seems that the current US presidential administration has it in for babies. Even as it…Continue
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Black mothers and infants in the United States are far more likely to die than their white counterparts. The disparity has everything to do with the lived experience of race.
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Seven years ago, I decided I wanted to become an impact investor. Before then, no one ever told me it was possible to make investment decisions based on my values rather than just financial returns. Once I learned there was this rising tide of “impact investing,” I was all in.
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By Katie J. M. Baker
Ms. Baker is an investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News who has covered institutional responses to sexual violence and…
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How to Think about "Implicit Bias"
Amidst a controversy, it’s important to remember that implicit bias is real—and it matters
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Black boys raised in America, even in the wealthiest families and living in some of the most well-to-do neighborhoods, still earn less in adulthood than white boys with similar backgrounds, according to a sweeping new study that traced the lives of millions of children...…Continue
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Source: NPQ Wed. Feb.14 2018
When nonprofit and charitable organizations advocate, for whom are they actually speaking? When organizations claim to represent a specific constituency, must there be a process that includes that group in setting their advocacy agenda? When a group styles itself as a grassroots organization, must there actually be a grassroots structure? The evolution of the century-old American Jewish Congress illustrates why these questions are of…Continue
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Michael Moody - NonProfit Quarterly - Friday Jan 26.
Having survived yet another frenzied December giving season, we usually find ourselves in the new year reflecting on that end-of-year charitable scramble and what it means for the bigger picture. Unfortunately, these reflections can slide toward the negative. Both our holiday gift exchanges and our year-end giving can feel very transactional. And while these gifts are vital for…Continue
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When you join GNH Community you automatically have a blog page on the site. You can use this blog to post job openings, share information about something you need or let the community know about something you have to offer. You may also use the blog to share your thoughts and opinions, perhaps even something you wrote for another occasion that you would like to share with a broader…Continue
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Generic unconscious bias training and its umbrella intervention, diversity training, have been around for decades, but they have still failed to close the leadership gender gap. In their article Why Diversity Programs Fail, Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev argue that this is because too much diversity training is mandatory, prompting resentment and defensiveness from managers. “Trainers tell us…Continue
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