What we’re reading and recommending this week. Your comments and suggestions are welcomed.
How to Use Stories to Bring ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ Together (Annie Neimand and Samantha Wright, SSIR) To build more inclusive movements, social advocacy organizations and activists need to create stories that can engage both familiar and new communities.
Putting Communities in the Driver’s Seat (Brenda Solorzano, CEP Blog) As philanthropists, we have a responsibility to ensure we are being accountable to the communities that our institutions were created to serve.
Anti-Blackness, Neglect of Indigenous Migrants Are Critical Blind Spots in Immigrant and Refugee Justice Philanthropy (NCRP Blog) Responsive Philanthropy examines how funders can boldly support the pro-immigrant and -refugee movements.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Big Green Nonprofits: Negotiating the Challenges (Deeohn Ferris, Nonprofit Quarterly) Equity or fairness for all is a big test requiring decision-makers to look at their leaders, workers, partners, communities, and the customers they serve.
Twelve Greater Philadelphia Foundations Pursue a More Equitable Future (Philanthropy Network) Recently 12 of greater Philadelphia’s philanthropic leaders assembled for the kickoff of a year-long Equity in Philanthropy Cohort.