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The Disruptors

The Disruptors

Articles | December 22 2015

A shift has occurred in the year since Michael Brown’s death sparked unrest in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9, 2014.  National conversations have arisen around issues affecting the black community in America: police...

Racial Equity Toolkit: An Opportunity to Operationalize Equity

Racial Equity Toolkit: An Opportunity to Operationalize Equity

Articles | December 18 2015

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity is pleased to share the new “Racial Equity Toolkit: An Opportunity to Operationalize Equity”. Racial equity tools are designed to integrate explicit consideration of racial equity in...

Access to mental health, addiction & recovery services lagging behind other areas of healthcare for teen boys

Access to mental health, addiction & recovery services lagging behind other areas of healthcare for teen boys

Articles | December 7 2015

Less than one-quarter of adults perceive lots of availability of behavioral/mental health care for teen boys, even fewer perceive lots of availability of addiction/recovery services Several tragic events have contributed to recent...

Colleges Trying To Find Ways To Deal With Racial Incidents

Colleges Trying To Find Ways To Deal With Racial Incidents

Articles | December 3 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by the football team and ultimately, the resignations of two...

The Inheritance of Disaffection

The Inheritance of Disaffection

Blog | December 2 2015

“Daddy, are you happy?” This is a question my son asks me on a regular basis. It is a beautiful yet sad question. It is beautiful because it is proof that my state of being registers with him, and that fact is the basis of essential virtues like...

Here’s A New Theory On Why Cities Are Gentrifying At A Dizzying Rate

Here’s A New Theory On Why Cities Are Gentrifying At A Dizzying Rate

Articles | December 1 2015

by Shane Ferro Imagine you start a new job. The pay is better, but the hours are longer. How do you cope? If you live in the suburbs, the answer might be to take the extra money you are bringing in and move closer to work. The...

Giving housing to the homeless is three times cheaper than leaving them on the streets

Giving housing to the homeless is three times cheaper than leaving them on the streets

Articles | November 24 2015

The final week of January saw an annual ritual in government statistical gathering that few people know about — the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Point-in-Time survey of the homeless population, in which HUD recruits volunteers...

15 #BlackOnCampus Tweets Describe Why College Racism Is a Nationwide Issue

15 #BlackOnCampus Tweets Describe Why College Racism Is a Nationwide Issue

Articles | November 23 2015

by Zak Cheney-Rice Shortly after the ouster of ex-University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe on Monday, the celebratory mood at Mizzou turned sour. As students basked in their victory — the result of a week-long hunger...

National Collaborative is pleased to be among one of four partners for RWJF’s new National Leadership Program

National Collaborative is pleased to be among one of four partners for RWJF’s new National Leadership Program

Articles | November 20 2015

New Partners, New Ways of Thinking: Supporting “Change Leadership” to Build a Healthier Nation by Herminia Palacio Building a Culture of Health isn’t easy. It may seem obvious, but think about it: Our nation didn’t develop...

Persistent Poverty in Alameda County

Persistent Poverty in Alameda County

Articles | November 20 2015

Beginning in the 1930s, the federal government extended guaranteed, low-cost loans to millions of Americans. These were provided by the Federal Housing Administration and the Veteran’s Administration to mostly White Americans and...