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Give more, save more: The new calculus 

Written by: Laleh Ispahani

Date: August 01, 2022

Like many of you, I’ve had the privilege of supporting civic engagement for more than a decade, in my case with the Open Society Foundations. Our mission is to build vibrant and inclusive societies across the… Read More

Funder lessons from four years of resourcing sex worker–led organizing and grantmaking at the Sex Worker Giving Circle

Written by: Christian Giraldo

Date: March 17, 2022

[caption id="attachment_20512" align="alignright" width="200"] Christian Giraldo[/caption] Who keeps us safe? Third Wave Fund is a national feminist and gender justice activist fund that resources the political power, well-being and self-determination of social movements led by young… Read More

Survival and Liberation: Our Struggles as a Sex Worker Organization in Los Angeles

Written by: Kim Fuentes, Tiffany H., Lucy Khan, Ashley Madness

Date: March 17, 2022

The Sex Worker Outreach Project Los Angeles (SWOP LA) is a sex worker-led and sex worker–centered organization that provides crucial harm reduction, community support and mutual aid to current and former sex workers in LA and… Read More

Trans and Sex Worker Justice Needs Steady Allyship

Written by: Maddalynn Sesepasara

Date: March 17, 2022

[caption id="attachment_20525" align="alignright" width="225"] Maddalynn Sesepasara[/caption] The Kua'ana Project is a trans and sex worker-led program serving the trans and sex worker community of Honolulu, Hawai’i. I am a Samoan trans woman and a former sex… Read More

Be Fund(ed) or Die: The Precarity of Sex Worker Organizing

Written by: Red Schulte

Date: March 17, 2022

[caption id="attachment_20530" align="aligncenter" width="960"] This beautiful piece was created by Amira Lin and commissioned as a gift to our collective by M. Sabal. It is a brightly colored digital illustration of our core collective members set… Read More

From the Frontlines: Understanding Sex Worker-led Movements

Written by: Brandi Collins-Calhoun

Date: March 17, 2022

Dear Reader, It is no secret that philanthropy was designed with little consideration of whether there would be space where I could find safety, community and agency. A seat at a table where my philanthropic counterparts… Read More

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Black Funding Denied

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