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    You hear a lot from funders these days about their hunger for “dashboards” that display the latest information to guide their decision-making. Dashboards have taken over the corporate sector as part of the “business intelligence” [...]

FOR ACTIVISTS

  • Philanthropy has much to offer in contributing to progress in areas where it’s committed.  Making progress in “racial equity” or “social justice” is possible, but difficult.  An Effective Communities Project team visited 71 foundations and [...]

FOR EVALUATORS

  • There’s a hopeful mantra going around in evaluation circles that “you get what you measure.”  Personally, I don’t believe it; I’ve been trying to measure social justice for years, and I can’t say I’ve seen [...]