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.
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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….
Outline India is a data and research firm that undertakes primary data collection. We assist organisations, academics and government bodies to assess the impact of various interventions. Our aim is to enable organisations to make data driven decisions.
It’s hard to admit that your organization may be stuck in place. Everyone wants to believe that their organization, which has been built on certain values and ideas that are likely held dear, is always charging forward towards its goals.
My name is Kyende Kinoti and I have been interning with Feedback Labs over the past couple of months. As a Global Studies Major, I am particularly interested in the intersection of development, feedback, and decolonization. My blog post will explore these topics through an academic lens and I will also be using some academic terms.
The first 2019 Democratic presidential debate agreed more than any group of candidates that came before: our time to address climate change is running out. Air time on such a platform itself is a resounding success for environmental advocates and scientists alike, but if it doesn’t ultimately engage all stakeholders in the decision-making process then these national conversations won’t have the positive impact we intend. You know what we call soliciting opinions from those most affected by an issue? Feedback.
Meg VanDeusenJuly 25, 2019 This year, Feedback Labs made a bold decision. We spent the past 5 years building the…
In my last post, I talked about Labstorms, and how they have enabled hundreds of organizations across aid, philanthropy, government