Imagine if Philanthropy Got Serious About Ending Structural Racism
What if philanthropy took on structural racism with the dedication it reserves for issues like education or health? It would require seeing structural racism as the problem and the racial disparities and inequities as a manifestation of that problem. After all, as the National Equity Project points out, structural racism has become so normalized, our policies and practices ensure access to opportunity for some and exclude others. How then do funders move from merely embracing a racial equity lens in their philanthropy to truly giving in ways that will help create an equitable society?
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Britt Savage is a senior manager in The Bridgespan Group’s San Francisco office.
Cora Daniels is a senior editorial director in Bridgespan's New York office. Prior to joining Bridgespan, Cora was an award-winning journalist and author for Fortune Magazine, Working Mother, Consumer Reports and other publications.
Peter Kim is a partner in The Bridgespan Group’s San Francisco office and chief people & culture officer. Peter also co-leads Bridgespan’s racial equity strategy.