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Ode to our mothers

Written by: Joelle Thieren

Mother These 5 letters that sound so sweet to the ear and indelibly warms our hearts. [caption id="attachment_19680" align="alignright" width="300"] credit: Jess X Snow/Forward Together[/caption] Maman The one who makes us come alive, who wakes up… Read More

How philanthropy can recover right from COVID-19

Written by: Siobhan Davenport

Date: April 22, 2021

As the daughter of teen parents, I know a thing or 2 about defying conventional expectations for your life. Individual willpower is critical. However, beating the odds is nearly impossible without an environment conducive to success.… Read More

Funding liberation and healing matters even more in this moment

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: April 21, 2021

This week, a jury of Minnesotans found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd. We are thankful that some measure of accountability has been delivered to his family, but deep in our hearts, we also… Read More

6 Ways funders can support visionary freedom

Written by: Manuela Arciniegas, Bryan Perlmutter, Jessica Pierce

Date: March 29, 2021

Editor's note: This post was originally published on NCRP's Medium page. Society is battling threats on multiple fronts: The pandemic, ongoing police brutality and anti-Black violence, rapid climate change and the cascading effects are falling squarely… Read More

Denouncing anti-Asian hate means dismantling white supremacy and misogyny

Written by: NCRP

Date: March 18, 2021

We at NCRP sit with heavy hearts over the continued anti-Asian violence that has been going on across the nation during the last year, including this week's shootings of Tan Xiajie, Julie Park, Feng Daoyou, Park… Read More

It’s time for philanthropy to think differently about reproductive access

Written by: Timi Gerson

Date: March 11, 2021

When I became pregnant with my first child, I had health insurance, financial stability and excellent prenatal care.   I had a home, nutritious food, a car, a hospital located nearby and someone to drive me there.   I hadn’t done anything to deserve these things. I had them largely because as a white, upper class woman there are multiple societal structures built… Read More


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