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FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Stephanie Guilloud

Stephanie Guilloud (Co-Director of Project South), talks about the Legacy Museum and Lynching Memorial's grand opening on April 27, 2018. Stephanie describes the museum's history in detail, its connections to Project South', and how it can be "a tool and weapon of truth in our long-term struggle to defeat white supremacy and win freedom and justice for us all". 

2021-03-03T20:05:23-05:00June 20, 2018|Advisors, Featured|Comments Off on FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Stephanie Guilloud

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Jenny Arwade, Interviewed by Manuela Arciniegas

Manuela Arciniegas interviews Jenny Arwade where Jenny talks about how Communities United is changing the narrative of reinvestment, leading the charge on invest/divest strategies and campaigns, and developing sustainable leadership at the helm of the social justice movement.

2021-09-19T23:30:06-04:00May 15, 2018|Advisors|Comments Off on FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Jenny Arwade, Interviewed by Manuela Arciniegas

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Charlene Carruthers

We interview Charlene Carruthers (BYP100) where we learn more about BYP100's work on nationalizing the invest/divest demand, Black queer feminist lens as an organizing framework, and the importance of leadership training and political education below.

2020-11-25T21:02:55-05:00March 20, 2018|Advisors, Analysis, Featured|Comments Off on FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Charlene Carruthers

FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Mary Hooks

Funders for Justice interviews Mary Hooks,  Co-Director of Southerners on New Ground (SONG) and a leader of the National Bail Out. We asked Mary to tell us about a recent win on bail reform with the Atlanta city council, what visionary organizing looks like, and what funders can do in this moment. 

2021-04-13T14:54:48-04:00February 21, 2018|Advisors, Analysis|Comments Off on FFJ Advisor Discussion Series: Mary Hooks

Our Work Today: A Statement from FFJ Leadership

It is important for us to understand as funders, that this current backlash by white nationalist is a direct measure of our successes in local communities around the nation. Now more than ever, philanthropy must double down in its support to those explicitly addressing racism, white supremacy, and white nationalism.

2021-04-13T16:02:47-04:00August 14, 2017|Analysis, Featured|Comments Off on Our Work Today: A Statement from FFJ Leadership

Report – Freedom to Thrive: Reimagining Safety & Security in Our Communities

This new report examines the budgets of 12 city and county governments that reveals the extent to which local jurisdictions pour money into policing and incarceration, at the expense of community safety priorities such as infrastructure and social safety net programs.

2021-04-13T17:09:50-04:00August 8, 2017|Analysis, Featured, Reports and Case Studies|Comments Off on Report – Freedom to Thrive: Reimagining Safety & Security in Our Communities

No Pride in Deportation: From Vice to ICE Toolkit

BreakOUT! and NOWCRJ’s Congress of Day Laborers recently released the Vice to ICE Toolkit, a resource on organizing across intersections of identities, including race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, country of origin, and language.

2021-05-10T19:09:57-04:00June 30, 2017|Criminalization of Communities of Color, Featured, Field Report, Reports and Case Studies, Resources|Comments Off on No Pride in Deportation: From Vice to ICE Toolkit

For Philanthropy, Time to Double Down to End Injustice

Foundations and other nonprofits are grappling with the consequences of change for our collective future, especially as we have witnessed how deep a grip misogyny and racism hold over America. Today, amid a resurgence of hate speech and violence, the work of transforming our broken systems is more urgent than ever. It is imperative that we maintain the momentum of the last few years, trusting our grantees and rejecting calls for micromanagement as a form of risk management.

2020-12-09T18:32:06-05:00April 13, 2017|Philanthropy Takes a Stand|Comments Off on For Philanthropy, Time to Double Down to End Injustice
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