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Jul 29, 2016

Thinking On: Theory of Change or Civic Dumpster Diving?

Turning outward, beyond the boundaries of foundation logics and program areas is not only sensible, it’s common-sense risk management.

Jul 28, 2016

Thinking On: A Critical Juncture in Capital Markets History

Clara Miller joins SASB in an op-ed advocating for mandatory sustainability reporting in SEC disclosures to help investors identify top social performers.

Jul 26, 2016

Field Notes: The Myth of Affordable Tuitions

A Demos report finds college is unaffordable in all 50 states, and the affordability gap is significantly larger for minorities.

Jul 19, 2016

Field Notes: Sustainability in SEC Disclosures

Heron joins the discussion on SEC disclosures and the inclusion of sustainability factors that could help investors find companies with the best impacts on society.

Jul 16, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Downward Mobility and Beyond

In this issue, the fall of the middle class, opportunity hoarding and unpaid interns, the poverty of bank tellers, and the debate over unrestricted funds for nonprofits.

Jul 14, 2016

Influencer Series: Make Poverty Tolerable or Escapable?

The Family Independence Initiative's Mauricio Miller speaks out against negative stereotypes surrounding those in poverty and highlights their resourcefulness.

Jul 12, 2016

Field Notes: Making 'Bad Jobs Better'

The first of Steve Dawson's "Pinkerton Papers" on job quality, recruitment and retention says jobs that provide stability are a first step toward social mobility.

Jul 2, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Regrexit of the Left Behind

In this issue, why Brexit inequality matters for the United States, middle class politics, private equity's Main St. creep, and the candidates' philanthropy.

Jun 30, 2016

Photo of the Month: June 2016

This photo of the month shows protesters at the trial of a cop involved in Freddie Gray's murder and highlights the need for racial and economic healing in Baltimore.

Jun 25, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Blessed Be Those Who Look for Impact

In this issue, a look inside a for-profit prison, more debate on safety nets, the Vatican tackles impact investing, and why funders should listen to those they serve.