Donors of Color Network’s Isabelle Leighton on why storytelling is key to justice

Philanthropy always sounds like someone else: that’s the title of a report the Donors of Color Network put out last year, but it’s also a rallying cry for the organisation that convenes funders and networks to think about how to tell the stories of donors who are people of color and get more funding to communities of color.

Isabelle Leighton, the Executive Director of the Donors of Color Network, caught up with Alliance to talk about the network’s mission and work, including why telling the story of donors of color is so important and insights into their successful climate movement.

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