Game Changer
A blog dedicated to ideas, public policies and the work of our nonprofit partners that are game changing.

Do we know what we are trying to fix? Racial Equity in the Movement to End Homelessness

November 29, 2018
By Amanda Misiko Andere, Chief Executive Officer, Funders Together to End Homelessness

I’ve worked in human services and ending homelessness for over 14 years, both locally and nationally. Finally, the movement is starting to talk about race.

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Join us on a journey through DC’s Chinatown community

August 31, 2018
By Kendra Allen

On October 18th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., CHF and Asian American Youth Leadership Empowerment and Development invite you to visit the Chinatown neighborhood with us to learn from community members about their histories, their lived experiences of displacement, and their aspirations for their families, communities and the District.

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Applying a Racial Equity Analysis: Maternal Mortality in the District of Columbia

July 24, 2018
By Temi F. Bennett, Esq.

The District of Columbia has the highest maternal mortality rate in the country. Seventy-five percent of the maternal deaths recorded by D.C. health officials between 2014 and 2016 were of Black women. Maternal mortality is a health crisis for Black women, but rarely do we address root causes. Much of our focus is on access.

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