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Healthy Birth Outcomes Through Cross-Sector Collaboration

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A black baby in the U.S. is more than twice as likely to die before its first birthday as a white baby. In addition to the medical care and access a woman and baby receive, these poor outcomes are also driven by social determinants of health—non-clinical factors such as social, educational, environmental, and economic opportunities that affect a woman’s overall health and wellbeing. This multi-faceted challenge requires a multi-faceted approach.

New Article From John Kania, Mark Kramer, and Peter Senge Provides an Actionable Framework for Catalyzing Systems Change

Press Release

June 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new article, The Water of Systems Change, published by FSG, provides an actionable model for funders and other social sector institutions interested in creating systems change.

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech: Equity Along the Spectrum

Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
Blog

The Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech Accelerate Community has taken a deep dive into the structure and objectives of individual programs focused on tech equity in the portfolios of its members. The objective of the CECP community is to develop a framework that can render corporate efforts in tech equity more impactful.

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech – Towards an Equity Lens

By Dr. Kamau Bobb, Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
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THE LARGER GOAL

How Funders Can Support Immigrant Communities in Today’s Environment

A Conversation with Farmworker Justice and Vista Community Clinic
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In the months since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the well-being of immigrant populations is a growing concern for city and state governments, civil society organizations, and private foundations. In February, over 200 foundation leaders signed a statement condemning the immigration restrictions put in place by the new administration. Organizations like the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.

Champion for Change: Why I’m Dedicated to Diversity

by Steve Neff, Head of Technology and Global Service at Fidelity Investments and Common Impact Board Member
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Champion for Change: Why I’m Dedicated to Diversity

by Steve Neff, Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity Investments and Common Impact Board Member

Originally published via Linkedin

My Ongoing Journey with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

by Andy Boes
Blog

I’m not exactly the poster child for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Aside from the long, tied-back hair and subtle earring that project a superficial divergence from the norm, I appear to be the mainstream standard for privilege: straight, white, cisgender male from a socioeconomically stable upbringing. The assessment is on point: I am privileged.  As such, it may come as a surprise that I am the one writing about DEI.  So, before I share my current DEI work at Common Impact, let me share my story. 

Momentum Grows for Gender Lens Investing

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New article by Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO; with Alison Pyott and Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Veris Wealth Partners

In the world of Sustainable and Impact Investing, few ideas have captured the imagination as quickly as Gender Lens Investing (“GLI”).

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