Our Communities are Ours to Own

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Editor’s note: This post was cross-posted on NextBillion.net on July 30, 2014 as part of its Domestic Financial Innovation series. To date, the impact investing movement has focused its attention on foundations, institutional investors and high net worth individuals – … Continue reading

Doing Our Best Work: Sustainability Strategies for Social Sector Workers

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Does the social sector have a diversity problem? In short, Yes. And despite this reality, social sector organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of creating organizations that are diverse and accountable. But the steps needed to create and sustain diversity … Continue reading

Racism, Collective Impact, and Systems Change: Tying it all Together

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This post was originally published on the Living Cities blog on July 2nd, 2014, by Jeff Raderstrong. Collective impact is fundamentally about systems change. Systems change is a complicated topic to discuss because systems come in all shapes and sizes—there’s a workforce … Continue reading

The Power of My Privilege

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This post was originally published on the UnSectored blog in September 2012. Read the original post and comments here. September 18, 2012 Dear Philanthropy Community, I’ve been thinking about our relationship for months. I wasn’t really sure how to bring this … Continue reading