None until all are free: LGBTQ+ rights through an intersectional lens
While there has been major progress in certain areas of the LGBTQ+ movement, the same Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) communities that paved the way for Pride and LGBTQ+ rights continue to face systemic oppression and violence at an alarming rate today.
Low-wage work, low quality jobs: Understanding and addressing barriers to job quality for low-wage workers
There are an estimated 53 million low wage workers in the US, a workforce that is disproportionately composed of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) workers. In addition to financial insecurity, these workers are also less likely to have access to higher quality jobs. A new Dalberg report examines the barriers to job quality for low-wage workers in small and medium businesses and opportunities to address these challenges and support economic mobility.
It's about time: Private investment in U.S. care infrastructure
The Covid pandemic spotlighted the longstanding need for stronger care infrastructure in the United States. Without sufficient investment in safe and affordable care services and products, the economy cannot build back after the pandemic. Current federal and state efforts to invest in care are critical but private investment in care infrastructure will also be essential to not only build back – but build back better.
Shifting practices, sharing power? How the U.S. philanthropic sector is responding to the 2020 crises
A new survey and report from Dalberg Advisors, Philanthropy California, and the Council on Foundations outlines the critical next steps and fundamental shifts respondents raised as necessary to build an equitable future.
For all the attention paid to diversity in board and executive leadership, and who receives grants, another fundamental area of racial justice in the funding world is ripe for exploration: Who has decision-making power over where capital flows?