Category Nonprofits

Disabled, not Damaged: Applying the Social Model of Disability to Inclusion Initiatives

Jenna Shelton, MPP Staff Writer, Brief Policy Perspectives Between 2018 and 2019, the prevalence of diversity and inclusion programs in workplaces increased by 8¬†percentage points. Diversity and inclusion initiatives pervade both the private and public sectors and are emphasized in many policy areas including employment, education, housing, and environmental policy. While the rise of diversity […]

GW WonkCast S3E12-1: Leadership and Teamwork

What makes a good boss? This week’s guest MPA Megan Mattson tells what research says makes an effective manager. Listen for leadership advice, how to use evidence-based management, and applications like whether pay for performance really works. Episode touches on both the private and public sectors. Erik LaDue moderates joined by co-Hosts Katherine Lundie and […]

GW WonkCast S3E2: Tax Policy and Non-profits

In episode two of Season 3, the GW WonkCast looks at the impact of recent tax policy changes on nonprofits and charitable giving. Special guest¬†Steve Taylor, Senior Vice President and Counsel for Public Policy at United Way Worldwide, a nonprofit that engages in over 1,800 communities across 40 countries, breaks down the effects of the […]