Building on the Momentum of Equity Summit 2015

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Equity Summit 2015: All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity closed on Thursday, October 29, exceeding all my expectations. I am deeply grateful for the enthusiasm, expertise, and open hearts that every speaker, performer, and participant brought to this event. The 3,000 diverse stakeholders in attendance — from policymakers to poets, academics …   Read more

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A Climate Tipping Point?

This week we wanted to highlight an article by our funder friend Compton Foundation. This post was first published on their site September 10th.

 “Yet all is not lost. Human beings, while capable of the worst, are also capable of rising above themselves, choosing again what is good, and making a new start.”
Laudato Si – Catholic …   Read more

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Can Black Lives Matter to Philanthropy?

The original question in the title of this article (reposted below) is “Can Philanthropy Make Black Lives Matter?”  Our reaction at TWI is that philanthropy alone probably cannot wholesale shift hundreds of years of institutional racism and prevalent cultural attitudes.  That would take an intersectional, coordinated set of movements from all sectors.  We do believe …   Read more

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