Build a culture of learning that accelerates your nonprofit’s impact. Using our 3-step, Design-Measure-Act process, create a data practice that leads to more informed and equitable decisions, allows you to better communicate your impact and attracts more funding.

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Learn to implement data practices that best represent community voice, and use that information to be more inclusive, equitable and effective in your decision-making. Be a part of this workshop series, and move towards more equitable data practices.
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Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM (MT) / 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (ET) 
Join our interactive workshop to learn key practices that engage staff in data-informed decision making, receive examples of effective practices that lead to improvement and change, and begin developing action steps for your own organization.


This free survey tool is designed to help organizations use data to rapidly assess and inform the response to community needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


This webinar is designed to give you the tools you need to learn about the shifting needs of the children and families you are serving, and those families you haven’t historically served, during the COVID-19 pandemic.


This webinar is designed to give you the tools to translate your data into practical, actionable and impactful solutions. It will walk through the elements of a data use session, providing you with a concrete way to quickly synthesize your learning and drive toward action.

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