A playbook for an equitable future

​Two years ago, our world changed forever. COVID-19 overwhelmed every facet of our societies. Reimagine Recovery: A Playbook for an Equitable Future offers a detailed vision of recovery, beginning in the places we work and live and extending to our largest global stages.

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    For centuries, cultures across the world have recognized the fluidity of gender and celebrated gender nonconformity. To advance justice and truly achieve equality, we need to understand the systems and structures throughout history that have boxed people into false binaries and expand our definition of gender.

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    Economic justice organizations are always subject to volatility due to the economy’s cyclical nature. But when faced with a pandemic, they have struggled to survive. Thanks to BUILD’s unique approach to funding, they have become armed to take on today’s challenges and build a worker-led economy.

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    In Guatemala, Indigenous and local groups have proven that when they manage forests, it cuts emissions that contribute to climate change and strengthens the local economy—a model for countries around the world. Can this forest concession system survive forces trying to silence their achievements?

5 reasons why you should care about Indigenous rights

What do Indigenous peoples have to do with protecting the planet? Everything. Learn why these communities hold the key to the Earth’s future.

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Inclusion is patriotism of the highest order

A democracy that fulfills America’s founding ideal of representation is worth fighting for. Inclusion is patriotic and, together, we can build a truly equal society that extends the promise of America to all.

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