Late in the summer of 2013, I was approached to write a guest post for the blog of Alliance for Justice’s Bolder Advocacy Initiative about Black Philanthropy Month. The project is devoted to encouraging funders to support groups working for social change. My task was to identify some key advocacy and organizing issues of particular…
More than 30 women have teamed up to to invest in Black Women and Girls in Chicago. The initiative is called QUEENMAKERS: Power Transformation for Black Girls from the South Side Giving Circle at the Chicago Foundation for Women.
The Value of Giving Circles in the Evolution of Community Philanthropy by Akira Barclay is cited in a new report on engaging wealthy donors of color.
Visit the Bolder Advocacy blog to read my guest post for Black Philanthropy Month. As we approach the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, we can honor the legacy of our great civil rights architects by continuing their tradition of social justice philanthropy.