Did you know that one of the Civil Rights Movement's most dynamic leaders was a mathematician? Read more in this post dedicated to Bob Moses z"l.
Reflection on my 8th Salesforce.org Open Source Community Sprint! Update on the Data Generation Toolkit community project! What access, support, and enablement mean to me! Plus, some puns.
In this edition of Dear Spreadsheet Whisperer, lessons about how to set up spreadsheets to ask hard questions about racial equity in schools.
Today, I want you to "meet" Septima Clark. When I think about bad ass, behind the scenes, stalwart, visionary, get-shit-done program and operations leaders from freedom movements of the 1960's, I think of her. Part two in my "Civil Writes" series.
His is a story of spreadsheet skill badassery, deep commitment to relationship, earning a reputation of showing up when it counts, and long-term, follow-through solidarity that lights my fire. An ESSAY about social movements, pro wrestling, and spreadsheet superstars.
When I really think about what we face, I feel outraged, exasperated and full of grief and rage. This year, I'm going to infuse my Memorial Day by remembering the people we've lost in the contemporary civil war for dignity, inclusion, and self-determination.
In which I explore topics like cybersecurity, GDPR, privacy and accountability ... juxtaposed with how and when to collect demographic data. *Content warning* for discussion of sexual violence, im/migration status, and racism.
In this edition of Dear Spreadsheet Whisperer, I offer 3 creative ideas for how to introduce spreadsheet fundamentals in the classroom. *Signal Boost* Black Lives Matter at School week of action is Feb 4-8 this year!
This post is about a labor of love. It's about administrative logistics, signup forms, and unglamorous data validation. It's behind the scenes, it's in the weeds, its everything most organizations WON'T tell you.
I believe that movement building and smart infrastructure go hand in hand. It's a travesty that in our efforts to re-tell stories about the civil rights movement, we don't share or even necessarily understand how the work actually got done. As we honor Dr. King, let's also honor the invisible labor that make movements thrive.