Research Spotlight: Financial Resiliency Pathway

Research Spotlight: Financial Resiliency Pathway

What is Financial Resiliency? Financial Resiliency is the ability to absorb financial shocks and crises. Assets like robust emergency savings accounts, healthy credit scores and low debt-to-income ratios all make up a family’s financial resiliency toolkit....
Why I Make Charitable Decisions in Quarter 1

Why I Make Charitable Decisions in Quarter 1

Guest post by Jim Wilkes, President of Texland Petroleum LP The year starts off as poverty awareness month, and I like to begin my year budgeting my annual grant recommendations from our donor advised fund at the North Texas Community Foundation. It is the best time...
Poverty Awareness Month 2021

Poverty Awareness Month 2021

Welcome to Poverty Awareness Month. It’s a new year and we are starting with a theme that makes up the core of our agency’s purpose: The daunting, complex issue of poverty. The root causes often go back generations –mired in systemic...
Research Spotlight: Fair Play in Data

Research Spotlight: Fair Play in Data

It’s no secret that societal injustice disproportionately impacts marginalized communities, perpetuating disparities and sustaining imbalances of power. But perhaps lesser-known is that the world of data is no exception. Systems of information collection are designed...