Blog


July 2, 2020
The COVID19 crisis has exposed many tech & operational gaps within the social safety net infrastructure. Here are two checklists to help agencies build better, more human-centered public support systems.
June 24, 2020
How One Degree from Alluma created a dynamic resource guide for those affected by COVID-19 in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County.
June 18, 2020
We have to start by considering a person’s whole experience: who they are, what they’ve been through, and how they navigate the world. That’s why our approach to people-first design embodies the three Es: Equity, Experience, and Empathy.
June 12, 2020

Dear One Degree Community,

Today we are hurting as a team — and as human beings.

One Degree members are people creating a path out of poverty for themselves and their community. Black members, who make up a significant portion of our community, continue to face murder at the hands of law enforcement, and we cannot stay silent.

June 3, 2020
We are determined to break down the cycles of inequity and weaponized racism.
June 1, 2020
How can colleges and human services agencies enhance their systems to make applying for and keeping benefits more efficient?
June 1, 2020
For all of us involved in the fabric of inequality - healthcare, education, workplace, criminal justice - it will be in coming together that we move forward. And we must do it now.
May 8, 2020
In the era of COVID-19, “social distancing,” the term of the moment, is creating gaps essential for our personal health and community safety. Other gaps need to be closed.
May 8, 2020
5 key questions with Mike Landeck, Information Risk Management Strategist, Alluma regarding common tech security problems in a COVID world.
May 1, 2020
Now more than ever, states and counties need to come together to make eligibility systems more efficient and create more cohesive eligibility rules when it comes to making determinations across programs.