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Weekly Reader – May 27, 2019

What we’re reading and recommending this week. We add to this post throughout the week and look for your suggestions in the comments.

Monday, May 27

Happy Memorial Day!

Tuesday, May 28

Social Innovation Alone Can’t Solve Racial Inequality (Shawn Ginwright and Sai Seigel, SSIR) Three insights offer organizations opportunities to cultivate durable solutions to the underlying causes of racial inequality.

Wednesday, May 29

Stronger Philanthropy: What Will It Take? (Jasmine Sudarkasa, CEP Blog) I have a simple hypothesis: the people who work in philanthropy have a common commitment to good, but the ways we decide what is and isn’t “good” vary wildly.

Thursday, May 30

Leaving Venezuela Behind: A Refugee Crisis and the Philanthropic Response (Amalia Brindis Delgado, NCRP Blog) The philanthropic response to the Venezuelan refugee crisis has been insufficient.

Friday, May 31

Why Should Strangers Care About Your Cause? (Brooks Newmark, Philanthropy Journal) Few people will pledge their support simply because your cause is objectively good.