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Apr 25, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Poverty and Illness in the Market

In this issue, the “corporatist social welfare model” and whether companies can deliver, American writers on poverty, and the fight for paid sick leave.

Apr 28, 2015

Photo of the Month: April 2015

This month's photo depicts employees of the online marketplace Etsy, a certified B-corporation, as the company became public on the floor of the NASDAQ.

Apr 30, 2015

Thinking On: Leaving Behind the ‘Undeserving Poor’

Heron’s Toni Johnson shares what it was like to spend part of childhood in poverty and how welfare reform debates fail to prioritize the future.

Apr 30, 2015

Multimedia: Measuring & Expanding Success

In this video, Brooke Finn and Maggie Grieve explain how Success Measures helps organizations measure impact to guide improvements.

May 3, 2015

In Case You Missed It: This American Dream's for You

In this issue, discussion of race, poverty and riots, progressive fining and mass incarceration, and why Americans over estimate economic mobility.

May 6, 2015

Field Notes: The 2015 "Money Masters" Awards

Heron’s Clara Miller was recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine with the Small Foundation Award.

May 13, 2015

Investment Policy Statement, May 2015

Heron's Investment Policy Statement, updated May 2015.

May 16, 2015

In Case You Missed It: What a Way to Make a Middling Living

In this issue, the plight and promise of the middle class, what inequality has to do with it and why talking about how philanthropists made their money is a no no.

May 23, 2015

In Case You Missed It: This is Your Brain on Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and the scarcity mentality, jails versus schools, the GDP metric, IT layoffs for H-1B visas, and a social investor hates on nonprofits.

May 30, 2015

Photo of the Month: May 2015

This month’s photo captures Perez, pizza, and the potential of raising the minimum wage.