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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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  Freedom To Fight For DEI: How Legal Battles Affect Leadership Policies, Commitment

Fundraising Leadership

It’s about far more than public displays on social media, recruiting initiatives, one and done anti-bias and anti-harassment trainings.” It also bans policies or programs with ‘diversity, equity, and inclusion’ in their names,” reports the global law firm, Skadden. A study conducted shortly after the U.S.

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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.

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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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Leaders Say Public Health Ethics Is Necessary for Social Justice

NonProfit Quarterly

How does the field of public health—given its role in making decisions that impact entire populations—define ethics? How can it be used to advance health equity and social justice? Ethical values are critical to all that we do,” says Dr. Nancy Krieger , a professor of social epidemiology at Harvard T.H.

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The Push for Payback: Robert Wood Johnson and 80 Other Foundations Make a Case for Reparations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A philanthropic movement to redefine reparations aims to advance policy changes in public health, education, criminal justice, and business development. Haygood, president and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, speaks at the launch event of the New Jersey Reparations Council in June 2023.