Pros and Cons of Doing a Service Year

By Liz Hensler July 17, 2020 Cover photo belongs to Corporation of National & Community Service My senior year of university I was shooting the sh*t with one of my favorite professors (Hi Dr. Kibbe!) and she asked every graduating student’s least favorite question: what are you doing next? I told her I was mostContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Doing a Service Year”

The Cowardice of Comfortable Language

By Steven Joseph July 15, 2020 I will not waste your time giving you the historical backdrop of our current (and long-standing) race crisis. The evidence is right there for you to consume. This is for those who stand on the wrong side of history. Not to “bridge gaps in understanding,” because us Black &Continue reading “The Cowardice of Comfortable Language”

Bridging the Gaps: Equity Considerations for School Reentry

By Dan Hinderliter July 14, 2020 Educators are often regarded for their ability to adapt quickly, think on their feet, and remain flexible in the face of constant change. In the first six months of 2020, more than ever, teachers, principals, and school administrators had to respond to more challenges than in recent memory; withContinue reading “Bridging the Gaps: Equity Considerations for School Reentry”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Equity in Humanitarian Aid Edition

By Liz Hensler July 14, 2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about equity in and the future of humanitarian aid. Read: Opinion: The hustle — whiteContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Equity in Humanitarian Aid Edition”

Sexual Harassment and Physical Boundaries in the NGO space

trigger warning: The links attached to this article contain explicit stories of sexual violation in the context of NGO work. By Liz Hensler July 12, 2020 This weekend, I watched “Bombshell” for the first time – the movie about the sexual harassment scandal at Fox News and the women who came forward (as an aside,Continue reading “Sexual Harassment and Physical Boundaries in the NGO space”

Equity in Internships – The Pipeline of Privileged Hiring in Non-Profits

By Sarah Ushay July 12, 2020 Summer has fully descended upon us, and if we were in any other world situation, companies around the country would be welcoming their summer interns into their offices. For recent college graduates looking for their first full time role, these internships populate their resumes and remain there for theContinue reading “Equity in Internships – The Pipeline of Privileged Hiring in Non-Profits”