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Conference reports

Pathways to power: is activism within philanthropy possible?

19 November 2019
Dumiso Gatsha

Earlier in the year, my life changed unimaginably. Botswana’s high court named and shamed colonial-era laws, strengthened autonomy in privacy and removed possibilities for the persecution of me and my peers. I had just received an offer for executive director for a global youth network, which I saw as an accumulation of immense human rights work as an outlier and underfunded activist. It also validated my capabilities as a change agent, aside from the challenging recruitment …

Opinion

Be the narrative: revolutionising human rights

18 November 2019
James Savage

2019 has been the year that narrative-building went mainstream. As my colleague James Logan foreshadowed in January, human rights groups and their funders have increasingly realized that narrative strategy is an essential part of a well-equipped toolbox. This recognition offers new opportunities and fresh challenges for us as activists and funders. In a new learning paper, Be the Narrative: How Changing the Narrative Could Revolutionize What It Means to Do Human Rights, JustLabs and the …

News

Fund for Global Human Rights and Just Labs partner to create practical advice for Human Rights Groups

18 November 2019
Alliance magazine

The Fund for Global Human Rights and Just Labs have partnered to create a document that seeks to provide guidance …

Opinion

Courageous women are organising everywhere, and they need our support

17 November 2019
Susan Jessop

With so many active and inspiring groups around the world, Mama Cash calls upon a broad community of funders to …

News

Knight Foundation grants $3.5 million to advance research on internet governance and policy

16 November 2019
Alliance magazine

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation proposed $3.5 million for research on technology policy and debates in the …

Opinion

Shifting power to resist the rights backlash with trust based philanthropy

15 November 2019
Rebecca Hanshaw

In a world of populist, ‘punching down’ and divisive politics, trust is a commodity in short supply. A bleak reality, …

Analysis

An elegant blueprint: How an ecological paradigm can advance transformative justice

14 November 2019
Kiley Arroyo

‘People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one …

News

TOMORROW: Free Alliance, WINGS and CAF webinar on the World Giving Index

13 November 2019
Alliance magazine

Registration closes tonight for our free Alliance, WINGS and CAF webinar on the World Giving Index! Join us and share your perspective …

Conference reports

Funding on a finite planet

12 November 2019
Zibran Choudhury

The 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) bought together trusts and foundations from across the UK …

Interview

EVPA founders interview: Serge Raicher

12 November 2019
Serge Raicher

Serge Raicher is still involved in the social investment world, but as an individual, rather than as part of any …

Interview

EVPA founders interview: Luciano Balbo

12 November 2019
Luciano Balbo

Luciano Balbo founded Oltre Venture, which is raising funds for social investment in Italy. Oltre Venture is a member of …