The United States 2020 Census is still underway, and this decade’s census is perhaps the most important and unique to-date. This collection of the nation’s population, in part, helps agencies allocate funds ($1.5 trillion a year) for emergency services, education, health services, housing aid and more. Many of these issues are social good organizations’ missions to diminish. Yet, many of the communities the social sector serves are historically undercounted and subsequently underfunded. read more
“Everything we do focuses on two things: building relationships and removing students’ barriers to success.”
Lauren Sly, Vice President of Programs, Communities in Schools – Greater Tarrant County
Communities In Schools (CIS) – Greater Tarrant County is responsible for a large student caseload: more than 4,200 cases a year, with more than 7,000 services logged each month. As you can imagine, with that busy caseload comes a lot of data that needs to be routinely collected, stored, and reported on throughout the year. read more
Anti-Racism in Focus: Elevating the Need for Ongoing Learning and Investment in Black-Led Organizations
In June, Social Solutions CEO Erin Mulligan Nelson wrote to our clients, staff and communities about actions we as a company would be taking to do our part to dismantle systemic racism, inequality and injustice. This has guided our company and our teams over the past few months – and we remain committed to supporting anti-racist initiatives. read more
As the Coronavirus continues to present challenges to people and communities around the world, many U.S. states are moving into phases 1, 2 and 3 of our nation’s reopening plan. And while things seem to be looking up regarding COVID-19, we know there’s still so much to be done. By now, many of you have made adjustments and have adapted in profound ways, but that doesn’t necessarily mean things have gotten easier, that challenges have been solved or that uncertainty is gone.