Posts tagged: Grantee Profile

Amplifying Unheard Voices with Long Term Funding Structures

TWI is proud to be one of Voice of Witness’s first core funders to provide multi-year support. As Voice of Witness continues to expand, we will continue to support their work and mission, which is “fostering a more nuanced, empathy-based understanding of contemporary human rights crises. We do this by amplifying the voices of men …   Read more

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A Conversation with Rajasvini Bhansali of IDEX on their 30th Anniversary

The past weekend was IDEX’s 30th anniversary. International Development Exchange (IDEX) is a TWI multi-year grantee and also a funding partner. Before the IDEX 30th celebration I was able to catch up with the executive director, Rajasvini Bhansali, and talk with her about IDEX’s history, their views on equity and theory of change, general operating …   Read more

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Transforming Systems Through Leadership

 
“Be harder on the structure and softer on the people.”
-John Powell, Haas Institute

LeaderSpring trains their leaders to work effectively within the system, and to also work on the system–making it better and more equitable. They take a holistic approach to leadership and believe it is not enough to support leaders in doing their work, …   Read more

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Family As The Center: Forward Together Moves Across Issues

Policy change, culture shift, and movement building for women, children, and families… these are just a few key actions Forward Together takes in their intersectional race, gender, and sexuality work. They represent marginalized families through cross-issue programs throughout the nation. Forward Together aims to create conditions that reflect the multi-dimensional reality of families today. Many …   Read more

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Finding The Beat Within: Giving a Voice to Incarcerated Youth in America

In 2016 The Beat Within will be 20 years old. This organization, started by David Inocencio in September of 1996 as a program within the Pacific News Service, gives incarcerated youth a space and publication to share their writing and art. David, and a group of volunteers including teachers, retirees, and other activists go into …   Read more

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