Category Archives: Research

This Week in Community Development

First with the discouraging and then with the encouraging. (we like to focus on the positive) In disheartening news, this week’s reading offered major scrutiny of American policies and court decisions for exacerbating problems for marginalized citizens. However, leaders promise change, and innovative … Continue reading

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Celebrating Pride Month, contemplating LGBT poverty

We at Praxia Partners wish all of our LGBTQ friends and loved ones a happy Pride Month! The progress of the gay rights movement in America has been astonishing, but a new study out of the Williams Institute at UCLA indicates that LGB … Continue reading

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This week in community development

We have to end this week with a big congratulations to our friends at Digital Data Divide (DDD) who received a Google Innovation Award for Education Training and Business Process Outsourcing! (All Africa) To read more about how DDD’s work is impacting communities read the … Continue reading

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What We are Reading this Week in Community Development

What if a nation’s health were measured by more than just GDP? We’re pretty intrigued by the Social Progress Index recently launched at the Skoll World Forum. It uses 52 indicators in the areas of basic human needs, foundations of … Continue reading

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