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Tides remembers Hank Williams, a leader for diversity in tech img-share-ph

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2015

written by Irini Neofotistos, Advisor, Tides Hank Williams was the director of Platform, a Tides project focused on increasing the interest, participation, and success of those underrepresented in the innovation economy — wi... more

An Election Season Reminder from The Advocacy Fund img-share-ph

Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2015

It may be hard to believe, but it's nearly 2016 and election season is just around the corner. As you know, 501(c)(3) public charities cannot engage in partisan political activity, but that doesn't mean your organization should be... more

Big Data in the Social Sector: Promises and Pitfalls img-share-ph

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015

By Kriss Deiglmeier Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, so much that ninety percent of the world’s data has been created in just the last two years. But data is only valuable if you can do something with it. ... 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.”

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Introducing Leena Barakat, Strategic Partnerships Advisor img-share-ph

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2016

Tides was lucky to welcome Leena Barakat to our Strategic Partnerships team in October. Her background in human rights issues and social enterprises makes her uniquely able to identify opportunities for Tides to build new re... more

Tides remembers Hank Williams, a leader for diversity in tech img-share-ph

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2015

written by Irini Neofotistos, Advisor, Tides Hank Williams was the director of Platform, a Tides project focused on increasing the interest, participation, and success of those underrepresented in the innovation economy — wi... more

Tides awards the $10,000 2015 Pizzigati Prize to software developer Vishwas Babu img-share-ph

Posted: Tue, 24 Feb 2015

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

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