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PA: What Happens When Philanthropy Fails to Fully Support Abortion Access

Written by: Brandi Collins-Calhoun,

It's really hard not to compare foundation funding to state/public funding when we're discussing abortion access. How can philanthropy expect abortion activist to combat both anti's and the state when they're operating with barely half the… Read More

Leaders Call for More Investments to Support Black-Led Migrant Groups & Leaders

Written by: Jennifer Amuzie

Date: October 18, 2021

Emergency Call Highlights Systemic Shortfalls In Funding Black Immigrant and Refugee Support   This fall’s images of Border Patrol officers on horseback back using whips to drive Haitian asylum seekers across the Mexican border was a horrifying spectacle that highlighted the dire programmatic and funding challenges that Black-led migrant organizations face on an almost daily basis.   Soon after these images went… Read More

Texas Abortion Leaders: More Flexible Funding Needed to Protect Abortion Access

Written by: Avery Crocker

Date: September 21, 2021

When the Supreme Court refused to block Texas's radical anti-abortion law stand in the first week of September, reproductive justice leaders were not surprised. In a healthy, safe and equitable world, all pregnant people should have access to high-quality abortion care. But that has never been a reality, especially… Read More

From Resettlement to Belonging: Opportunities for Investing in Refugee Leadership and Civic Participation

Written by: Taryn Higashi, Executive Director, Unbound Philanthropy

Date: September 20, 2021

As we are witnessing with this past month’s evacuations and resettlement of Afghans forced to leave their country and the thousands of vulnerable Haitians seeking safety in other countries due to multiple calamities in Haiti, refugees… Read More

Disrupting Disparities & Exclusion in Lactation

Written by: Janiya Mitnaul Williams, MA, IBCLC, RLC, CLC

Date: September 16, 2021

Black Breastfeeding Week, created in 2013 by three Black breastfeeding advocates, is the only health campaign with an explicit national focus on making online and local impact on Black maternal and infant health through breastfeeding. Lactation… Read More

Non-Profit and Foundation Leaders Urge Funding Relief Beyond Current Crisis in Afghanistan and Haiti

Written by: Avery Crocker

Date: August 27, 2021

Recent events on the world stage in Afghanistan and Haiti are bringing up a number of issues that should strike a familiar tone in the world of philanthropy. When commentators and leaders criticize the U.S. government… Read More


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