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Currents with Kriss is a regular column by Tides CEO Kriss Deiglmeier. Introduction San Francisco is abuzz with debate about the responsibility tech companies have to the cities where their workers live and the cities in whi... more
The Colin Higgins Foundation recently announced its 14th Annual Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners who are being recognized for their extraordinary personal leadership and advocacy on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual,... more
By Ben Malley, The Advocacy Fund While the impacts of climate change play out around us, the US House of Representatives, with its more than 100 climate deniers, remains the most anti-environment House of all time. According... more
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES & GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS
On December 1, 2014 in response to the untimely death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the ongoing issues of police brutality targeted against men and boys of color, Tides, in partnership with The Advocacy Fund and Oakland Rising, hosted a listening conversation in Oakland, California with 20 men and boys of color ages 16-24 and a host of concerned community leaders and influencers. Over 220 people attended the event which engaged young men and boys from Bay Area communities in a forward focused examination of the following question: What must happen in America to make sure that what happened in Ferguson, Missouri never happens again? The purpose of this evening, led by Toby Thompkins – Tides VP of Community Initiatives and Global Partnerships - was to ensure that the voices, lived experiences and critical thinking of our community’s most impacted citizens are fully engaged in generating a future of their own design, what we like to refer to as a “preferred future.”
Public-interest computing’s highest honor is going to a programmer who’s helping nonprofits worldwide deliver quality financial services to the poor and unbanked. San Francisco, February 19, 2015 — In today’s staggeringly un... more
"This is a defining moment in our country." Rev. Al Sharpton, at a rally in Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014 Three police killings of unarmed black men have dominated national headlines in just two months. Eric Garner, 43, was k... more
Note: This is a guest post from one of Tides' projects, Californians for Safety and Justice, edited for clarity. “Cumulative disadvantage.” That’s the term we used – and troubling discovery we made – in a new report about La... more
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