As last night’s debate demonstrated again, the GOP debates in this 2016 election season look more like ridiculous reality television than robust, complex, and respectful discussion of matters of meaning – particularly in addressing the deep needs and divides of this nation. One ancient definition of debate is to “smash together” which certainly seems to be … Read more
This post was originally first published on the Compton Foundation’s site.
“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” -Arundhati Roy
It was definitely not quiet on the streets of Paris during the COP21 meetings during December 2015, but it was possible to see, feel, … Read more
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
Can love be the right metric for a billion dollar philanthropy? While this post by Suzanne Guillette seems to argue both for and against this premise – I propose that love can be a metric for authentic partnerships, particularly when power and money are involved.
While we and many others in the sector have chorused that multi-year, unrestricted … Read more
Our partners at IDEX have found a perfect marriage between values for equity and recipes to warm the soul this season. Check out and try out these amazing dishes that come with stories of solidarity from all over the globe.
What is your recipe for social change?
Over the last 30 years, IDEX has learned that local … Read more