A year and a half after the “Unite the Right” rally and white supremacist violence roiled the Virginia college town, the local community foundation is working to center equity in its work, both in its grantmaking and in the public role it plays in the Charlottesville community.
In his first month in office, a newly elected county prosecutor elected through extensive organizing by youth and Black Lives Matter is making some big policy changes in St. Louis County, home to the Ferguson community that launched Black Lives Matter.
In 2018, NPQ committed to emphasizing the need to remake our economy into a system that provides for more shared wealth and equity, one that values sustainability and racial justice. We have covered the topic in our newswires and have begun a webinar series that brilliantly combines inspiring vision with grounded experience of some of the foremost change agents in the field. We will continue this emphasis well into the future and, for those of you who have not yet engaged in this element of our work, we bring you one of our introductory pieces from Senior editor Steve Dubb. Don’t miss his next webinar on Thursday, January 10th!
Overall, the Facing Race conference served as a palpable reminder of the brilliance of those defined as “other,” the overflowing creativity of those at the margins. In this light, what do predominantly white conferences have to say about creating a plural democratic future?
Monnica T. Williams and other researchers released a comprehensive review earlier this year of racial inclusion and recruitment in psychedelic research. She learned the problem is bigger than she thought.
White supremacy language has entered the mainstream media and nonprofit conversations, but talking about the problem more explicitly doesn’t solve it. NPQ senior editor Cyndi Suarez illustrates the gap between conversation and action, and challenges nonprofits to put their power where their mouth is.
In this article, which inaugurates the Nonprofit Quarterly’s “Racial Equity Change Process” series, Cyndi Suarez presents a detailed case study that highlights the mix of uncomfortable self-reflection and creative breakthroughs one organization experienced over a seven-year period committed to centering racial equity in its work.
At an annual conference of co-op educators and developers from Canada, the United States, and Puerto Rico held last month in Minneapolis, co-op leaders came together to examine ways to build a more racially inclusive co-op movement.