In the News
April 8, 2021
Residents in several Northwest Detroit neighborhoods are now able to reach an innovative and dynamic directory of support services — from housing to childcare to job training — on their phones, laptops and desktop computers through the efforts of Detroit’s Live6 Alliance and the social technology nonprofit Alluma.
March 22, 2021
Tahira Cunningham, chief of staff for Alluma, says nonprofits she’s worked with use fellowship and internship programs to promote growth for women and people of color.
January 26, 2021
Southwest New Mexico families are one degree closer to accessing resources they need thanks to a newly launched online system.
August 17, 2020
With a few changes to existing systems, human-centered technology can help counter the racial bias embedded in the social safety net by creating more opportunity for people of color to access services digitally.
August 12, 2020
For over 20 years, Alluma has used technology to help connect vulnerable families and individuals with the public services they need, including Medicaid, SNAP, EITC, and more.
July 8, 2020
La Opinión: Esta herramienta gratuita permite determinar la elegibilidad para beneficios como Medi-Cal o Cal-Fresh en minutos
Con la iniciativa buscan evitar que las personas pierdan tiempo rastreando dónde y cómo solicitar ayuda… al responder cinco preguntas de forma anónima.
May 5, 2020
Taking on the inequities laid bare by COVID-19 requires coming together: Alluma President/CEO Robert Phillips' appearance on the WashingTECH podcast.
April 29, 2020
SF Chronicle: Food program for women and children won’t allow home delivery; advocates call for change
“WIC participants should have the same opportunity to purchase food online as everyone else in our state. These families face other challenges in accessing support, but this is one barrier that’s easily removed.”
February 1, 2019
One Degree’s Rey Faustino: The tech world shows us it’s possible to dream big and innovate. It’s past time that we use these tools to imagine a safety net for the future.