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Q&A: Reimagining safety and liberation with the Ella Baker Center

Written by: Elbert Garcia

Date: August 04, 2020

As calls to #defundthepolice reach the budget proposals of local and state decision-makers, we are reminded of the prescient call of NCRP members like the Ella Baker Center. In the wake of the murder of Trayvon… Read More

Former organizers drive change as elected officials

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: July 31, 2020

In a week that started with servant-leader John Lewis receiving a state viewing on Capitol Hill, it was fitting to see Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal hold Attorney General Bill Barr accountable about the administration’s arguably unconstitutional abuse of force against Black Lives… Read More

Philanthropy’s new normal needs to include AAPI communities

Written by: Stephanie Peng

Date: July 16, 2020

If the past few months have shown us anything, it is that there is no going back to normal. Beyond the unimaginable thought of full subway trains and crowded restaurants and bars, our “normal” was horribly… Read More

It’s time for philanthropy to dip into its pantries

Written by: Donna Schaper

Date: July 07, 2020

When the coronavirus first came to my consciousness, I went shopping. We made a plan: Don’t dip into our pantry until we need to. And when we had to, we would replace it immediately with another… Read More

COVID-19 pandemic, protests against law enforcement are an opportunity for bold philanthropy

Written by: Jeanné Lewis

Date: June 23, 2020

We are in a moment of great pain and opportunity. The combined crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and uprisings against law enforcement have exposed the broken parts of our systems and institutions in an unprecedented way.… Read More

NCRP webinar panelists stress philanthropy’s role in reimagining what’s possible for democracy and the economy

Written by: Elbert Garcia

Date: May 28, 2020

For the panelists assembled for NCRP’s latest webinar, philanthropy’s role in helping communities steer through the current coronavirus pandemic is clear. There is a responsibility to go beyond grantmaking and use their influence to make possible… Read More

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