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Who talks, who listens?

29 April 2017
Susan Jessop

On the narrow stone streets in Barcelona’s Raval district, sex worker activists tell us the stories of their neighbourhood. Of gentrification that has squeezed many out, of police harassment and being fined simply for being in public, of the city’s municipal services sent in to literally ‘clean up’ the streets with water hoses. But also of organising and solidarity and fighting back. The sense of solidarity and community is palpable. As 20 participants in the EDGE …

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Philanthropic commitments around political scenarios

29 April 2017
Carolina Suarez

I am back in Colombia after participating during four energetic days at the Annual Conference of the Council on Foundations -Leading Together 2017 – where we had the opportunity of introducing the work that from Association of Corporate and Family Foundations, Colombia (AFE) we promote to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the ideal framework to achieve sustainable peace. There is no doubt that these conferences are an opportunity to gain, ratify and share …

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India Philanthropy Report sees rise of individual giving

28 April 2017
Alliance magazine

The India Philanthropy Report 2017, the Individual Philanthropist’s Path to Full Potential, published by Dasra and Bain & Company, looks at the …

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Building Bridges of Compassion from Burundi to Dallas

28 April 2017
Michael Painter

Gaping divisions have opened in unlikely, once unthinkable places: in our families, communities, and countries and across the world. It …

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EDGE Funders conference: An unexpected journey

28 April 2017
Amanda Gigler

A group of 15 funders are gathered in a small bar in the Raval neighbourhood in Barcelona’s city centre. ‘What …