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The Ally: August 2020 – Dr. Cathy Grace

Dr. Cathy Grace Co-Director The Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning Thomas Payne's often-quoted words, "These are the times that try men's souls"… still resonate today. Many of ...

The Ally: August 2020 – Jim McHale

Jim McHale President and CEO Woodward Hines Education Foundation In many ways, COVID-19 has reminded us of what we already knew about education in the State of Mississippi— that there ...

The Ally: August 2020 – Kelly Butler

Kelly Butler CEO Barksdale Reading Institute “Back to school” has taken on a whole new meaning as education systems around the globe prepare for teaching and learning in the midst ...

The Ally: July 2020 – Yousef Abu-Salah

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2394" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Yousef Abu-Salah Alliance Intern Vanderbilt University [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_custom_heading text="Youth Perspective: What We Want and Need from Nonprofits and Philanthropy" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1595371526264{margin-top: -10px !important;}"][vc_column_text]As a ...

The Ally: July 2020 – Jed Oppenheim

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2402" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Jed Oppenheim Program Officer W.K. Kellogg Foundation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_custom_heading text="The Path Forward" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1595371565691{margin-top: -10px !important;}"][vc_column_text]If you are from Mississippi, live in Mississippi, work ...

The Ally: July 2020 – Michael Pickard

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2392" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Michael Pickard Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Millsaps College [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_custom_heading text="Allyship v. Partnership: Anti-Racism for White Nonprofit and Philanthropic Staff and Leaders" ...

The Ally: July 2020 – Vondaris “Von” Gordon

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2393" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Vondaris “Von” Gordon Youth Engagement Manager The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_custom_heading text="Moving Past Conversations: Challenging Nonprofits and Philanthropy to Deal with ...

The Ally: July 2020 – Latisha Latiker

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2391" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Latisha Latiker Director of Grant Programming Women’s Foundation of Mississippi [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_custom_heading text="What Happens When People of Color Are Not in Leadership Roles in Nonprofits ...

MS Illuminated

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1593117757635{margin-top: 0px !important;background-color: #213a42 !important;}"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1593117973194{margin-top: -35px !important;}"]2020 has been a year of challenge. The world has been forced to reflect on our values, beliefs, and practices. Mississippians ...

Update from the National Council of Nonprofits: Analysis of COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Legislation

How the COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Bill Would Affect Nonprofit Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act  (CARES Act) (S. 748) Congressional and Administration negotiators reached agreement on the Phase 3 ...