Why nonprofits aren’t using technology right

Nonprofit Technology Conference NTC

In Austin, the nonprofits that have adapted technology to fit their missions tend to have a staff large enough and savvy enough to jump in (Capital Area Food Bank with its maps of food pantries and video stories) or small enough and entrepreneurial enough to go for it (Mobile Loaves & Fishes with its effective…

OPINION: Invest in our artists

Jennifer Chenowith

Contributed by Jennifer Chenoweth Letter to Austin City Council: I am writing to you today to talk about issues that affect all of Austin – livability and affordability. Livability is why we live here, affordability is how we live here. Austin attracts people because it is a CREATIVE CITY, whether in technology, the arts, or…

Austin social worker takes national honor

Michael Romero CIS Unsung Hero

Communities In Schools works from a simple premise: That every kid needs to know there’s an adult who cares about them. Many of the students served by CIS face obstacles like homelessness, abuse, neglect, violence, grief and suicidal thoughts. Working with kids and young people who are most at-risk of dropping out, CIS places “site…