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).
Andrew MckinnonNovember 14, 2019 Building technical solutions to empower local governments to better engage with and understand the needs of…
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…
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
Because local government professionals are under-resourced and overworked, municipalities lack the capacity to make sense of the large amounts of public input they have to collect. As a result, they have difficulty designing and implementing municipal services based on the lived experiences of their constituents.
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….