Welcome to the uncomfortable, yet hopeful conversation inside my head.
Is it time to stop utilizing the private sector’s marketing toolbox?
Do dominant white culture behaviors create barriers in the social good space?
What’s the difference between approaches to global development versus global solidarity?
A people’s movement is rising in Zimbabwe. Is aid and philanthropy paying attention?
“You’ll see that we have few resources but, what we do have, we use as best as we can.” Sharing a booklet produced by Cassa Banana Community Health Committee in Zimbabwe.
Impact truth lies in messy micro-nuances that determine whether target populations “vote” for interventions with their feet or wallets, argues guest blogger Michael Buckler of VillageX.
A review of a cautionary memoir of a young Australian woman’s tumultuous mission to save orphans in Cambodia.
What will it take to dismantle the power structures that perpetuate inequality and bigotry in aid, philanthropy, social enterprise, and impact investing? (Plus, a sampling of resources/conversations on solidarity.)
Step 1: We admit we are powerless over a project-based mentality–that when we considered the changing world, our frameworks and tools as they had come to define us have become obsolete.
Once people decide to be outward facing, concerned about the suffering in the world and wanting to express their sense of responsibility to others, how can we invite and support them to also transform themselves?
Donors stuck in the old ways of moving money around don’t offer useful capital to new and innovative organizations that don’t fit the mold. Here’s four things a new kind of aid donor does better.
Self care is the problem, and the solution.
A round-up of year-end and -start articles