Once the use of 501c4 nonprofits to raise campaign dollars was largely dominated by the right, but no longer. The grassroots organizing that 501c4 groups encourage is positive, but the rising power of billionaire—and sometimes secret—donors is not.
The Working Families Party has named Moe Mitchell as its next director. The move doesn’t only mark a shift to leadership of color in the party; it also illustrates the growing willingness of some white progressives to confront structural racism and for activists of color to accept the challenges of governance.
Though Republicans won a majority of the elections this past fall, the country isn’t as conservative as it looks on an electoral map. Studies and polls show that Americans lean to the left on many key issues. What does that mean for civil society, or for any of us?
This important article comes to us from the renowned FrameWorks Institute and is worthy of wide distribution, discussion, and self-reflection among nonprofits and philanthropy. It asks if the way we frame the important social issues we address is not only inadequate but perhaps even wildly counterproductive.
As President-elect Trump looks toward his administration, reproductive rights activists are preparing for Trump’s likely decision to reinstate the Mexico City policy, impacting international family planning charities along the way.
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