March 22, 2022

Knowledge Letter - March 2022 - Making the Case: Philanthropy's Role in the Movement to Reimagine Criminal Justice

Making the Case: Philanthropy's Role in the Movement to Reimagine Criminal Justice

How funders can support movement leaders in creating transformative change
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March 2022
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Knowledge Letter
Strategies for Social Impact

Making the Case: Philanthropy's Role in the Movement to Reimagine Criminal Justice

By Allana Jackson, Alexandra Williams, Leslie Hicks, Yizhi Hu, Cora Daniels

A broad ecosystem of nonprofits, coalitions, and leaders of color are working across the United States to transform the criminal legal system to one that is just and equitable. Insights from those doing the work and a look into the progress, victories, as well as opposition from powerful interests, offers philanthropies lessons on how to effectively support the movement.
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Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Time: 1 - 2 p.m. ET

In "Endow Black-Led Nonprofits," authors Darren Isom and William Foster write that endowments are not only a gift of money, they are also a transfer of power. This practice is rarely deployed, however, when it comes to social change organizations led by people of color.

In this complimentary webinar, we will:
  • Dispel myths about endowing nonprofit organizations
  • Make the case for funding nonprofit endowments (particularly for BIPOC-led organizations)
  • Talk about how various social sector actors can play a role in endowing more nonprofits
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