A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
August 5, 2016 by Vanessa Daniel
Over the past two years the streets have swelled with unprecedented levels of protest proclaiming “Black Lives Matter” across the U.S. and around the globe. Today, I raise the question for philanthropy, particularly for white and non-black people of color donors and foundation staff: what more is required of us to advance racial justice? It is a question I have been grappling with as a biracial Sri Lankan/white American working in philanthropy.
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Shorey Myers, Executive Director of the Jenifer Altman Foundation, has been with the Foundation since 2010. Shorey's work over the past decade includes a strong focus on global environmental health and justice issues as well as philanthropic support of...