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Eight Ways We Can—and Must—Shift Power to Local Actors
Save the Children was founded over 100 years ago by two visionary, activist sisters in early 20th century Britain. Within five years, they established a global organization, and their writings evolved into one of the world’s most ratified conventions: the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Sep 6, 2022
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The Journey toward Racial and Ethnic Equity Starts at Home (Spoiler: It Never Ends)
In April 2022, USAID unveiled its first Equity Action Plan “to advance equity with underserved communities, including racial and ethnic equity, in our policies, programs and partner base.” Furthermore, the Plan “serves as a starting point for longer term equity planning.” The Agency’s Equity Action Plan provides inspiration and a strong model for other organizations, large and small, many of whom are already taking action to advance racial and ethnic equity (REE) across the development space.
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Responsibility Matters: Putting Your Best Foot Forward in Proposals
When we make private purchase decisions, especially of high-risk nature (like childcare or house renovations—yikes!), we normally do a lot of research to find the right person or company for the job. We typically review their experience, training, insurance, and other resources, as well as references from their previous—and hopefully delighted!—employers or clients.
Apr 27, 2022