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Philanthropies join forces to support global research that explores how communities that produce open source code are crucial to addressing issues ranging from COVID-19 to climate change.

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As the world praises Amanda Gorman for her inauguration performance, Judy Diers calls on us to dismantle white supremacy. Diers offers how we can build a world where black girls like Amanda aren’t an exception but the norm.

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The far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and protests against racial injustice have prompted many statements of solidarity and promise of change. Hilary Pennington offers four concrete lessons for turning promising words into deep action.

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Nicolette Naylor spoke with Leadership Magazine SA about her journey into philanthropy after growing up in apartheid South Africa, the importance of ending gender-based violence, and the fight for social justice in the Global South.

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Fifteen percent of people live with a disability, and most will experience temporary or permanent disability in their lives, yet discrimination and inequality is rampant. Here are five ways nonprofits can contribute to the full participation of disabled people.

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In Nonprofit Quarterly, Nicolette Naylor and grantee partner Collective Future Fund show it's more important than ever for philanthropy to support work and organizations led by black women around the world, who are often at the forefront of global social change movements.

As the world reckons with the legacy of anti-Blackness and white supremacy, they make the case that centering the needs and experiences of Black women is key to addressing many social justice issues we face.

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Twenty-one grant makers led by the Ford Foundation and Filantropia Puerto Rico have pledged to redouble their support of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico three years after Hurricane Maria barreled through the island. Ford has committed $10 million to help rebuild.

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Darren Walker's TED Interview on the Covid-19 pandemic and philanthropy

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Working people in the global South have been devastated by the economic fallout from COVID-19. This piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy explores how funders joined forced to launch the Response and Vision Fund to advance a global economy that benefits all people and the planet.

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In a powerful opinion piece in The New York Times, Darren Walker argues that capitalism must be reformed if we are to save democracy and challenge inequality in the US.

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As the world continues to grapple with the devastating effects of COVID-19, Presidents' Council co-chairs Darren Walker and Rich Besser urge funders to put disability rights front and center of their giving.

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As the coronavirus leaves America's workers vulnerable to economic hardship and infection, the Ford Foundation's Sarita Gupta and Open Society Foundations' Tom Perriello make the case for building an economy that truly works for everyone and prepares the country for the next inevitable crisis.