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Who makes $200K? purpose

Sep. 9, 2021 8:56 am

Who makes $200K?

Tech has made many richer. Through a Technical.ly data analysis and the start of an ongoing series, we look at what it means that at the same time, in many American cities, racial income inequality is worsening.
For greater truth and impact: Here is why we must de-weaponize data for equity purpose

Jun. 29, 2021 1:24 pm

For greater truth and impact: Here is why we must de-weaponize data for equity

"If data matters, we must question how it's conducted, and we must question how it’s analyzed and interpreted," says Chicago Beyond's Liz Dozier in this guest column written for Generocity.
When it comes to data, let’s just agree to disaggregate purpose

Jun. 16, 2021 3:31 pm

When it comes to data, let’s just agree to disaggregate

Nonprofits often choose over-aggregated data because it’s easier to access and understand, but this results in harmful oversimplification, says guest columnist Julie Christie.
You asked ‘How can I help?’ and CHIP found answers funding

May 19, 2021 10:32 am

You asked ‘How can I help?’ and CHIP found answers

When the Center for High Impact Philanthropy mapped regional giving it found anomalies in the data that would have otherwise gone unnoticed.
What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from? purpose

Nov. 2, 2020 3:00 pm

What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from?

At ECS’s Forum on Justice & Opportunity, the Scattergood Foundation and Azavea presented projects on understanding needs and assets, and strengthening social programs through data and evaluation.
Check out Generocity’s 2020 editorial calendar purpose

Nov. 20, 2019 3:32 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2020 editorial calendar

You'll see some favorite editorial calendar topics, like Women in Leadership and Leaders of Color, return next year. But we'll focus our reporting on some provocative new topics as well (because we like to start conversations...).
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer purpose

Sep. 11, 2019 9:10 am

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer

The Childhood Cancer Data Lab, located in Center City, prides itself on “turning researchers who fight childhood cancer into data wizards.”
Women in Data invites participation in building a more diverse data community purpose

Aug. 6, 2019 7:53 am

Women in Data invites participation in building a more diverse data community

In her guest post, Women in Data's Jenna Bellassai says the six-month old Philadelphia chapter has more than 400 members, and has hosted several events focused on soft skills that are crucial for professionals.
11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 8:00 am

11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August

Deepen your knowledge base, stoke your passions, maybe even learn how to save a life.
At Tech in the Commons, nonprofit pros learned about using data to maximize impact purpose

Jun. 28, 2019 2:41 pm

At Tech in the Commons, nonprofit pros learned about using data to maximize impact

The three case studies presented focused on resources and technologies that help organizations use census data in new ways.

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