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U.S. maternal mortality points to institutional racism. Is philanthropy listening to Black women?

Written by: Nichia McFarlane

Date: April 23, 2019

Every year, 700-900 women die of pregnancy related causes in the U.S., one of the worst maternal mortality rates among developed countries. A closer look shows racial disparities carry the statistic: Black women are 3 to… Read More

The Notre Dame fire has a lesson for philanthropy

Written by: Jeanné Lewis

Date: April 18, 2019

Lent is one of my favorite times of the year. For many people, it’s about giving up something they like, but the purpose of going without is to give more to those in need. It is… Read More

The most popular blog posts of 2018

Written by: Peter Haldis

Date: January 01, 2019

Last week, we recapped many of NCRP's activities and accomplishments from 2018. One thing we didn't mention: In 2018, we added 96 posts to NCRP's blog. And, if you follow NCRP on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, you've… Read More

Remembering Angelo Falcón

Written by: NCRP

Date: May 31, 2018

An expert in Latino politics and policy issues, Angelo was featured in various media outlets such as The Nation, CNN and CNN en Español, National Public Radio and many others. He was the founder of the… Read More

Why we need to #DisruptPhilanthropyNOW

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: April 25, 2018

A graduate student interviewing me for a paper recently asked “How could we force foundations to transform their internal culture and open wider conversations about equity to as many stakeholders as possible?” I told her we… Read More

What does MLK have to teach us in philanthropy about campaign strategy and tactics?

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: January 15, 2018

Are the teachings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the great civil rights leader whose birthday we celebrate today, relevant in the current political climate? Absolutely. Last week, a prominent liberal opinion columnist for… Read More


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