Co-creating a Personal Finance Program for NYC

The Situation. Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners works to create change in the financial lives of New York City residents. They believe strongly in the need to break people out of inertia and support them to take actions – even small actions – to improve their money management skills and build a healthy personal balance sheet. […]

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A Creative, Collaborative, In-Depth Case Study

The Situation. New Moms had developed an innovative, research-based approach to support young mothers successfully enter the workplace. They wanted a compelling way to explore and document the struggles and successes of this promising approach. The Annie E. Casey Foundation engaged GLP to craft a comprehensive case study that would be of use to New […]

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The Essence of a Good Question

On a recent Sunday morning, I was up early and listened to On Being with Krista Tippett. This morning’s broadcast guest was Pádraig Ó Tuama, who is a poet, theologian, and extraordinary healer in our fractured world. He leads the Corrymeela community of Northern Ireland, a place that has offered refuge since the violent division that defined Ireland […]

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Maximizing Your Global Learning Experience (a series) Part I: Preparing Well

These days, there are many opportunities to not just visit another country for pleasure, but spend time getting to know a community and a culture. College education-abroad programs, faith-based experiences, international culture exchanges, and “voluntourism” opportunities all offer the chance to learn wherever you travel. In this blog post series, author Pat Elson will provide […]

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Team Building, It Doesn’t Have to be an Add On

In the International Budget Partnership (IBP), we have been working hard to embrace the principles and practice of Dialogue Education in all our meetings and learning events. Recently though, we have had to think about teambuilding or creating a network-dynamic through these events. At first, that felt overwhelming. Then, I realized: by embracing learning-centered principles […]

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