New network launches to support the non-profit sector’s digital transformation

Why It Matters

Studies show that non-profit organizations lag behind in digital adoption, transformation, literacy, and skills, despite knowing that digital capacity is a functional necessity. CCNDR’s innovative approach could help address many of the problems that plague this sector, including the lack of access, technological expertise, and funding, as well as equity issues.

Disaggregated data can reveal systemic inequities. It can also reinforce them — here’s how.

Why It Matters

Community trust in social impact organizations who do disaggregated data collection can be shattered if it is done badly, especially with subjects who are already overpoliced and surveilled.

Canada lags behind the US on disaggregated data — but these Canadian organizations are catching up. Here’s what they’ve learned.

Why It Matters

Because of systemic oppression and marginalization, some populations are more likely to experience challenges like homelessness, food insecurity, and other issues social purpose organizations work on. Without data on who exactly experiences what challenges, how can organizations develop and deliver effective programs, services and advocacy?

Here’s what you missed at Future of Good’s Dismantling Digital Barriers Summit

Why It Matters

Social-impact organizations are fighting two simultaneous battles: the first is trying to bridge the digital divide for demographics who lack access, and the second is working to build and grow their own digital infrastructure as an organization. Proper support is needed now more than ever through collaboration, funding, and policy change.

Here’s how this organization is working to bring digital accessibility to remote communities

Why It Matters

Digital access is no longer a privilege, but a right. While the internet makes a sea of information available at our fingertips, lack of connection to the digital world can create a vast gap. The Community Learning HUB is a digital learning platform that provides life skills for marginalized youth. Now their recent partnership with Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation brings this knowledge to remote communities in Northern Ontario.