You might be thinking... my org has a crummy data culture! We are crabby, confused, chaotic, critical, and resource-constrained! How do we get curious, collaborative, clear and celebratory? Read on for some tried and true strategies!
Why social movement organizations need spreadsheet champions as one of many important roles to play! Plus, the first time I tried (and failed) to learn VLOOKUPs.
Imagining a database model that puts social justice campaigners in the center. Join me?
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.
Don't miss my upcoming webinar on Change-making Mindsets! Plus, read about some metaphors for "go live" that center queer, activist communities and our vision for justice, equity, and good technology.
Why it's time to "lean away" from the "lean organization" bandwagon. Fatphobia. Capitalism. Feminism. This post tackles it all! /endrant
What does the moon, popcorn, and caterpillars have in common? Changing phases, of course! This post is all about getting better at change management. BONUS: my favorite lil dumpster fire meme makes a cameo appearance!
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.
Frankly, I'm surprised that it's taken me this long to realize that I needed to blog with emojis, given that I use my Emoji keyboard in almost every text or slack message. But, here we are. Btw- WordPress (my blogging platform) isn't great in the emoji department, but I found a workaround. Bear with me. … Continue reading admin emoji
You’ve heard of oops babies, right? This post is about being an oops database manager – in the field, we call them, “accidental admins.” It’s a story about how I made this my career (as early in my career as I am, I really love what I do!) and the values that guide my work.