The use case for a lean data approach is quite compelling: it’s a decision-making tool for when time and money are short and there is a pressing need to make rapid operational decisions. Who of us hasn’t been in that position before? The lean data approach can also help if you feel most of your Read more about How a Lean Data Approach Can Change Your Effectiveness as an Evaluator[…]
Thank you to the New York Consortium of Evaluators for the opportunity to speak to your members about best practices in the field of demographic data. For those of you who missed it, below is a link to the presentation. Enjoy!
Today, the American Evaluation Association hosted us as we presented a 20-minute webinar to nearly 300 viewers about the ways organizations can thoughtfully assess and improve our processes and practices around our participants’ race/ethnicity data. Here is the slide deck we used. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Evaluators, foundations, and nonprofits are no strangers to looking critically at how to better provide culturally competent services. Their inquiries have produced noteworthy resources such as AEA’s Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation, The Anne E. Casey Foundation’s Embracing Equity practice guide, and the foundation of the Equitable Evaluation Project. These and other materials help Read more about Conveying Constituent Voice: Two New Data Viz Techniques to Try[…]
As evaluators, we work with all sorts of organizations dedicated to social change. Yet when is the last time you stopped to consider that race – a common category we use when describing participants – is also a historical driver of inequity? Since the birth of the United States, citizens have been assigned to socially Read more about Let’s Talk About Race (Data)[…]
by Dr. Miranda Yates Photovoice, a research methodology implemented with youth and other frequently marginalized populations, utilizes the power of photography as a catalyst for self-expression. It invites individuals to capture on film information about their lives and perspectives that might otherwise be difficult to express. A Community Portraits grant from the Human Services Counciland Measure of Read more about Implementing Youth Photovoice for Strategic Planning[…]