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Get to Know Our Public Policy Intern, Adiza Hamda!

Momentum Nonprofit Partners

Welcome Adiza Hamda, our new Public Policy Intern We’re excited to welcome Adiza Hamda our new public policy intern for Tennessee Nonprofit Network! Her long-term goal is to contribute her skills and knowledge towards ameliorating pervasive social challenges and improving the quality of life of the human race.

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Public Dollars for Public Good

NonProfit Quarterly

What do community organizing calls for police abolition and recent federal public investments like the American Rescue Plan Act (more popularly known as ARPA) have in common? Public investments like ARPA have reawakened a commitment by politicians to use our dollars to improve access to quality housing, schools, and jobs.

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Unlikely Advocates: Worker Co-ops, Grassroots Organizing, and Public Policy

NonProfit Quarterly

Up to this point, legislation for most worker co-ops was not a priority; federal policy wasn’t even a pipe dream. Public policy wasn’t really a part of our culture. Why Prioritize Public Policy and Advocacy? 6 Engaging in public policy advocacy is not without its dangers. Until it was.

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How Policy Is Building a Social Economy in South Korea

NonProfit Quarterly

Facing this crisis, new social economy movements emerged in Korea, not only as an immediate response to the neoliberal economic crisis, but also as a visionary long-term alternative for building a different kind of economy. Social Enterprises The Social Enterprise Promotion Act, passed in 2007, was more far reaching.

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Digital Public Infrastructure for the Developing World

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Digital public infrastructure (DPI) (in this case, the “ India Stack ”) is at the heart of a revolution that is transforming the Indian economy. However, in developing economies, a lack of secure modes of identification can restrict people’s access to government and public sector services.

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A Banker’s Case for Public Banking

NonProfit Quarterly

This has led me to the conclusion that if we want to close the racial wealth gap, we need to get serious about public banking. Public banking could help change these dynamics. Public banking could help change these dynamics. Public banks are not a new concept. How did I come to adopt this position?

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From Band-Aids to Blueprint: How Nonprofits Can Engineer Systems Change through Advocacy and Public Policy

Momentum Nonprofit Partners

By Andrea Hill, Chief program Officer, Tennessee Nonprofit Network Nonprofits are the cornerstones of our communities, tackling complex challenges from education and healthcare to environmental protection and social justice. And yes, the crux of systems change is built on advocacy and public policy.