How can organizations increase college readiness, access, and persistence?


How can philanthropies build applicants’ skills and strengthen the quality of their proposals?


How can cross-sector partnerships improve educational outcomes?


How can diverse partnerships build career pathways in their communities?

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For more than 30 years, Equal Measure has worked in a mosaic of communities to elevate insights, shape social investments, and fuel sustainable social change. These experiences have forged our deeply ingrained organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), which we consider a journey with our team, client, and social sector colleagues.

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Chantias Ford

Research Associate, New Connections

I am passionate about fostering systems change, especially through improving educational attainment and livability standards in marginalized communities.
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Advancing Careers and Training (ACT) for Healthcare Through Student Support Services

In 2014, 16 colleges from the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) embarked on a project to develop, improve, and expand adult education and training for healthcare-related occupations. Discover what we’ve learned about their efforts in our new Issue Brief.

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Advancing Equity in Communities

This series, produced in partnership with Stanford Social Innovation Review, aims to inspire new and inform current conversations about the role of equity in the development and evaluation of philanthropic investments.

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