Radically Resident-Driven: Another UBI Experiment
8/12/19 - In several blog posts, I’ve been diving deeper into guaranteed income as a way to ensure people can meet their basic needs and get on—and stay on—a pathway to lifelong success. Might direct cash payments—in the form of what most call universal basic income (UBI)—be an alternative to the programs that comprise America’s broken social safety net?
“If We Can Imagine It, We Can Build It”: Susannah Morgan Interview, Part II
5/20/19 - In last week’s blog post, I wrote about the discussion I had with Susannah Morgan, the CEO at Oregon Food Bank. I shared her “fundamental mindset shift” in how she approaches her work, from “doing for” to “doing with” the people she serves.
“Not Doing For, But Doing With”: An Interview with Susannah Morgan of Oregon Food Bank, Part I
5/13/19 - Recently, I had a discussion with Susannah Morgan, the CEO at Oregon Food Bank. Susannah’s in her twenty-third year “in and around food banking,” twenty of which have been in leadership roles. She started out as executive assistant at the San Francisco Food Bank. After that, she moved to Boston...
The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
4/22/19 - In launching this blog in March, I defined my starting point as a firm belief that what we have all been building over the past decades—be it through nonprofits, philanthropy, schools, or government—can be harnessed today as a major force to help bridge the growing divisiveness...