1. Voices from the Field: The Oppression Olympics & The Critique of MBK

    This post originally appeared on the Nonprofit Quarterly blog at https://nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/24893-the-oppression-olympics-the-critique-of-my-brothers-keeper.html Voices from the Field: The Oppression Olympics & The Critique of MBK WRITTEN BY RAHSAAN HARRIS AND AKILAH WATKINS-BUTLER There is an important feminist critique of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK), an initiative promoted by President Obama, which warrants examination. Some have called MBK...

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  2. Webinar recap – Intent to Discriminate Not Required: Understanding a Structural Race Lens

    September 24, 2014 EPIP Webinar | Intent to Discriminate Not Required: Understanding a Structural Race Lens In this introductory webinar, representatives from the Center for Social Inclusion discussed the current context of race leading to a deeper analysis of structural racism. They argued that the intent to discriminate is mostly irrelevant...

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  3. Webinar recap – Talent-Focused Grantmaking: Fund the People for Impact and Sustainability

    September 10, 2014 EPIP Webinar | Talent-Focused Grantmaking: Fund the People for Impact and Sustainability Funding nonprofit talent is a vital but often overlooked piece of the grantmaking puzzle. This webinar offered an in-depth examination of talent-focused grantmaking and nonprofit leadership development. It was led by the President and CEO of...

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  4. Changing the Face of Angel Investing – Pipeline Fellowship

    This guest post was authored by Danielle Dias Coutinho, VP of Strategy & Outreach, Pipeline Fellowship In 2013, only 19% of U.S. angel investors were women and only 4% were minorities, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.  Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for...

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  5. How to Use Your Power to Achieve Greatest Good

    This guest post was authored by Joy Stephan. It’s understood that with money, comes power.  But funders don’t always think about how power influences our funding relationships.  As funders, we have the power to amplify the influence of money, or conscientiously diminish its influence.  It’s in our best interest to neutralize...

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  6. Joint Affinity Groups Stand in Unity to Address Racism in Philanthropy

    Joint Affinity Groups Stand in Unity to Address Racism in Philanthropy (click to download) August 14, 2014- In recent months, Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington football team, established the “Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation.” Snyder has said he recognizes the tremendous inequities faced by Native American communities and has pledged to work in...

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