Coffee Time

A unique approach to an annual appeal with Ann O'Brien

December 21, 2020 | Pieta Blakely

Extraordinary times call for creative approaches to getting your message out. This fall, we were joined by Chris Lysy to talk about unconventional communication. We learned how effective pictures can be. 

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Coffee Time

Joy and resilience

December 07, 2020 | Pieta Blakely

In stressful and uncertain times, we don’t often emphasize joy. But this week, Thaddeus Miles joined us to talk about joy as an act of resistance, a way of claiming our agency, and a source of resilience. 

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survey, economics, program evaluation

Measuring socio-economic status

November 19, 2020 | Pieta Blakely

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post on gathering race and ethnicity data on a survey or form. One of my readers commented that socio-economic status (SES) was also important and related. A very good point. SES intersects with other social constructs such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual ...

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