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Jun 3, 2015

President's Letter: A Look Back at 2014, Part I

Heron's President Clara Miller discusses our evolution and common myths we see in the social sector.

Jun 3, 2015

Field Notes: GIIN Impact Base Snapshot

The Global Impact Investing Network offers up their first analysis of 310 impact funds, demonstrating a focus on finance, basic services and employment.

May 31, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Politics of Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and politics, low-income job sprawl, the hidden side of poverty and inequality, and the rise in impact investing.

May 30, 2015

Photo of the Month: May 2015

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

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 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 13, 2015

Investment Policy Statement, May 2015

Heron's Investment Policy Statement, updated May 2015.

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 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.

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.