Tag: Systems Change

Census 2020: What Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Funders Need to Do Now

Presented by Perla Ni, Gary Bass, and Maria de la Luz Garcia

A fair and accurate count for the 2020 Census is critical for political representation and for the allocation of $700 billion in federal funds. Low-income communities are especially at risk of undercounting. The operations for the Census are already in high-gear: Key decisions are being made, heads of local offices are being hired, field staff are being sourced, and outreach campaigns are being designed. In this SSIR Live! program we will explore opportunities and avenues available for nonprofits, funders, and local governments to ensure your local community gets counted.

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Design Thinking

Design Thinking for The Social Sector

Presented by Thomas Both, Nadia Roumani, and Jeff Mohr

This unique two-part 180-minutes e-certification program offers you basic to advanced training in human-centered design and systems thinking through activities, illustrative examples, and case studies. This is produced in conjunction with Stanford d.School’s Designing for Social Systems (DSS) Program.

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Scaling

What Exactly Do We Mean by Systems?

By Dan Vexler 9

Everyone is talking about systems. Or at least, that's how it seems in my wonkish corner of the philanthropic world. You can't attend a conference or even have a meeting without hearing about systems, whether it's people trying to disrupt them, map them, learn from them, or catalyze them.