Compelled by the Racial Reckoning Summer of 2020 and the historic naming of VP Kamala Harris, Salin Geevarghese writes in the Washington Post about his racial equity journey, his inspirations along the way, and why solidarity and allyship is critical.
Salin Geevarghese shares his perspectives as a former senior appointed leader in the Obama Administration on place-based policy, equity, inclusion and opportunity, lifting up the opportunities and challenges of comprehensive, cross-sector, cross-silo approaches to complex problems.
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About Salin Geevarghese
Salin Geevarghese is the President & CEO of SGG Insight, LLC, a consulting firm offering comprehensive services to public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic sector leaders and organizations. He also serves as Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) as well as the founding Director of the Mixed-Income Strategic Alliance and its Innovation and Action Network. The Mixed-Income Strategic Alliance is a collaboration of CSSP, the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities at Case Western Reserve University and Urban Strategies, Inc.
From April 2014 to January 2017, Geevarghese served in a senior appointed leadership post as HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of International and Philanthropic Innovation (within the Office of Policy Development and Research) during the Administration of President Barack Obama.
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We Belong Here
by Salin Geevarghese
Salin speaks to the assault on our sense of belonging through the stories of immigrants and of Ahmaud Arbery.
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Photo Credit: Salin Geevarghese with Rich Sciortino and David Edwards at 2017 Purpose Built Communities Conference