The Women Behind Our Fashion: A ReMake Video

For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month ReMake made a video showing the women around the world who make our clothes; the unknown faces of our fashion. We wanted to highlight the amazing and important work of our grantee partner and shed light on a global issue.

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Striking the Chord of Trust in new Choir Book for Social Justice Philanthropy

In January, TWI grantee, the Bay Area Justice Funders Network (BAJFN) released “The Choir Book: A Framework for Social Justice Philanthropy.” One of the exciting aspects of this framework is the incorporation of trust-based practices.

In the preamble, framework authors, Rachel Humphrey and Dana Kawaoka-Chen state that, “beyond the specific practices highlighted in this framework, there …   Read more

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Lessons in Transforming Philanthropy from Exponent Philanthropy

While the idea of “capturing hope” isn’t one that totally resonates with us, the idea of “work happening at the speed of trust” does. This video from Exponent Partners highlights reflections from funders on meaningful metrics – like relationship, trust building, and the kind of long term partnership that it takes to create real and …   Read more

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The Tactics of Trust

This article was first published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. We wanted to repost this article because we like how it walks people through the processes they use and how they are linking trust with impact.
Participants in a large, complex collaboration can build a capacity for finding common ground—and it doesn’t have to take years.

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The Difference Between Feedback and Power

Building Movement Project co-director Sean Thomas-Breitfeld

This article was originally published on TWI grantee Building Movement Project’s blog. We definitely feel it’s worth reposting. We’ve also added BMP’s latest report to our inspiration section.

Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld

Recently, the nonprofit sector has been buzzing about the idea of feedback loops. Nonprofits are adapting customer feedback models from the private sector in their …   Read more

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