Giving Compass' Take:

• In this podcast from Independent Sector, racism, nonprofit policies, budget deals and other political activity is discussed with the consensus that we need to inspire change and take action. 

• Can we really find solutions in our increasingly partisan, polarized political landscape? What are the best methods of collaboration for positive change? 

Here's how nonprofits are playing a vital role in civic engagement. 

In this episode, Kristina and Allison discuss how racism continues to be a part of our politics, the advocacy efforts of Puerto Ricans, and the latest nonprofit policy topics including updates on a budget deal, 2020 census, political activity, and SNAP. Allison also talks to David Griggs, CEO & executive director of VoteRiders, a direct service organization that ensures Americans understand and navigate current voter ID laws, so they can vote.

Read the full article about taking action by Jackie Brennan at Independent Sector.