Posts tagged: equity

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Last week I was a panelist at the Net Impact Conference in Seattle on Rethinking Scale and Transformative Change. As I explored this abstract sounding topic with my fellow panelists, we started to ground it in practice – both individual and organizational. Particularly in the context of a conference bursting with a couple thousand aspiring do-gooders …   Read more

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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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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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Taking Convening To Scale

For the past ten years, TWI has explored bringing people together in authentic, unconferencey ways.   In early October, we are bringing together over one hundred partners for a weekend of “trust in practice.” As we turned our attention toward this convening, I reviewed the feedback and lessons learned from last time.

I came across the …   Read more

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