July 9th, 2016 - 2:11 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

Get there

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.)[...]

May 24th, 2016 - 11:42 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Does aid need a 12-step program?

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.[...]

May 3rd, 2016 - 9:21 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Moving along on the do-gooder journey

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?[...]

April 18th, 2016 - 1:31 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

A new kind of donor: 4 things they do differently

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.[...]

February 26th, 2016 - 11:30 am § in Reflection & Rumination

My struggles with self care

Self care is the problem, and the solution.[...]

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