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Weekly Reads – September 26, 2019

A roundup of timely insight from the grantmaking community and beyond.

Every gift is a value extension of the donor and by extension, if the organization receives money from that person, that organization expresses those values. You’re under a microscope more than ever before.”  [more]

The history of Native people is an inextricable—and often untaught—part of U.S. History. Expand your understanding with the Native history timeline in Candid’s new Investing in Native Communities portal in partnership with Native Philanthropy.”  [more]

“[O]rganizations must support a culture that allows people to bring their whole selves to work. People often check the “messy” parts of themselves—what makes them vulnerable or doesn’t reflect the status quo—at the door when they go to work. Yet vulnerability can be the birthplace of new ideas…”.   [more]

LGBTQ people face added challenges [to people of color] because of the combination of racial bias and the nation’s patchwork of laws against discrimination on the basis of sexuality and gender identity.”   [more]
—Building Momentum Project