We’re six months into executing on our first strategic operating plan, 18 months into my tenure, a little over two years into our actual existence, and I’m taking stock.
Like you, we care about getting better at what we do. Along the course of EHF’s first year, we’ll make mistakes. We’ll need to adapt. Right now, EHF is laying the groundwork for continuous improvement processes. . Strategic learning is being mindful of the outcomes that are achieved and why, and then course correcting to achieve better results.
EHF embraces an emerging thread of philanthropy that utilizes strategic planning, evaluation, and learning systems. We want to be accountable for the resources we steward, and we believe communities deserve that kind of accountability.
On Sunday, the Houston Chronicle highlighted that approximately one million people, or 1 in 4 Houstonians, is foreign born. The diversity of perspectives in the region, not tied just to ethnicity, demand that local communities work across differences in order to build trust. At the same time, conflicting viewpoints present the possibility of better community … Read more