Yotam Polizer January 22, 2020 As migrants fleeing conflict arrive on the shore of Levos Island, Greece, IsraAID is there to meet them. They provide emergency medical assistance and psychological first aid for the thousands of people who have left their livelihoods behind and made a dangerous journey across the Mediterranean. IsraAID also works with…
Samuel Addai-Boateng | December 4, 2019 Ghanaians, like many other Africans, define equity as the level of fairness in the way people and groups are treated in relation to an issue. And like the rest of the world, while we understand the value of inclusivity and ensuring that the perspectives of all interest groups are…
I work for Polaris, where one of our primary programs is operating the National Human Trafficking Hotline for human trafficking (among other work we do in the field such as policy advocacy).
There’s a very real movement happening right now around equity, diversity, and recognizing power dynamics that are hard-wired into philanthropy. These issues have existed for decades, but people are now getting more comfortable discussing things directly and that’s a good thing.
Valerie Threlfall and June WangNovember 8, 2019 What kind of feedback promotes equity? The Listen4Good team at Fund for Shared Insight is wrestling with this question. We care deeply about its answer for two reasons. At Listen4Good, we are all about high-quality feedback loops – we’ve spent the past four years supporting more than 200…
Fondo Semilas is a feminist fund: we are focused on listening to women’s voices and needs to move towards greater gender equity. We gather funds from other organizations and individual donors around the world and re-grant them to
We are publishing the blog anonymously at the request of the author, who is undocumented and living in the United States. In this powerful piece, they detail what it’s like to give feedback from a precarious position and be met with inaction.
When I first started working with Feedback Labs and they asked about our “Feedback Loop,” I had to google the term to see what it meant. I work with SHAPE Community Center and “feedback” usually takes place with one party saying, “Hey, I’ve been meaning to talk to you.”
As Dennis and I were discussing developing and launching an inclusivity and feedback series, he mentioned how he’s looking forward to feedback leading to a two-way generative conversation. I looked at him, and said honestly, “I don’t feel everyone’s opinions need to be equal in conversations on inclusion and equity.”
For me, feedback has always been about inclusion and equity, though I realize that the link is not always clear – or automatic. So as I step back from my day-to-day duties as CEO of Feedback Labs, I would like….