Journal Articles

Does Your Definition of Leadership Exclude Women of Color?

The thought-provoking article from HBR, below, highlights the need to redefine leadership in our organizational contexts. Summary: Many organizations have committed to diversifying their leadership and promoting more women of color to…

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Shifting Philanthropy From Charity to Justice

We need a new framework for giving to address America’s economic, social, and political inequalities. This article from SSIR was also recommended by Christy Vines of Ideos in advance of her webinar…

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Racial Equity and Philanthropy

Summary: This research, from Echoing Green and Bridgespan, lays bare the racial disparity in today’s funding environment and argues that population-level impact cannot happen without funding more leaders of color. Christy Vines…

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Bryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests

This Q&A from The New Yorker prompted introspection among some of our members about how our faith requires not only forgiveness, but also the confession that enables us to more fully receive…

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Eliminating Implicit Bias in Grantmaking Practice

In this article from Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), authors Nancy Chan and Pamela Fisher share their journey of taking practical steps to incorporate DEI into the grantmaking process of one foundation,…

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