For many organizations, particularly in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, the 2016 election brought about a profound moment of reckoning. One year later, we are grateful for moments of hope and joy that come from working with clients and partners like the Ford Foundation who are bringing about the kind of deep transformation needed to advance justice.Read More
In August of 2015 we became CoDirectors of MAG. This was a new experiment in shared leadership for MAG. We decided to share our reflections on this experiment as we go each year in hopes that it will contribute to our collective learning on shared leadership (here is our reflection from 2017.Read More
It was Jiddhu Krishnamurti who said, “It’s no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” With that context I am in fact profoundly well and I am certain I am not alone. And what does this painful state of wellness we find ourselves in have to do with creativity, spirituality and liberation? How do we tend to wellness enough to heal and transform society? What is re-weaving now?Read More
In 2016, Anne E. Casey Foundation engaged Management Assistance Group (MAG) to learn more about what factors prevent greater collaboration across workforce development and immigrant rights sectors and limit immigrants’ access to workforce development opportunities. This project would complement work already underway by the Aspen Institute, National Skills Coalition and National Immigration Law Center. MAG set out to understand this dynamic, guided by two core questions:
- Where in the country are immigrants being best served by the workforce development system?
- What conditions give rise to these bright spots and enable greater collaboration across immigration and workforce development sectors?
Love is declaration, “Nobody alone. Ever. Nobody without. Ever. Our love is not salaried. No withholdings. No tax. No loopholes. No exemptions. Ever. Love means you get it all back. Love returns.”Read More