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Disability activist and Black Panther, Brad Lomax, delivered 3 meals a day to participants of the historic 504 sit-ins. Lomax knew disability rights are tied to Black rights. Learn more about below.
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The Economist 5h
What role should philanthropy play in reducing inequality? On “The Economist Asks”, talks to about his journey from poor rural Texas to president of
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United Nations Foundation 12h
Biodiversity is: 🌳Fossil fuel storage 🧬 Modern medicine ✊Indigenous heritage 🌽Abundant food 🌊Climate change resilience We NEED to protect it. .
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By securing rights over its forests, the Dayak Iban community in Indonesia’s Sungai Utik is proof that indigenous communities are the best stewards of their land—and the planet.
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Ford Foundation Aug 6
Campers at Camp Jened () know there is “power in community.” For 50+ years they’ve been an empowering force within the disability community and have inspired change around the world. Learn more.
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Ford Foundation Aug 6
6.5 million hectares. 50 years. 1 indigenous community. Find out how this indigenous community in fought to protect its forests—and prevailed after a nearly 50-year fight for .
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Ford Foundation Aug 6
Modern society runs on free, public code—open source software—that needs regular upkeep. It also requires a maintenance team that reflects the diversity of the public it aims to serve. Learn more at our Aug. 6 event. Register here:
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Ford Foundation Aug 5
Happening tonight! ⬇️ Join the creators behind the Ford-funded to celebrate the life of and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Together, we can heed Rep. Lewis' call and redeem the soul of .
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Ford Foundation Aug 5
It’s time to expand the definition of justice. People with disabilities experience inequality in all its forms. To build a truly equal world, we must recognize how disability interconnects with the issues of social justice.
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TIME'S UP Aug 4
If Corporations Really Want to Address Racial Inequality, Here Are 9 Things That Actually Make a Difference by :
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Darren Walker Aug 4
So amazing to see on the cover of and her work with , a grantee, spotlighted in its issue. A must read: . Congrats to you and your team, Joy!
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Ford Foundation Aug 4
What can corporate America actually do to improve black lives? Our president lays out 9 concrete steps for businesses to end and advance racial justice in .
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Ford Foundation Aug 4
To means every community has access to the services it needs, so we can create an America built on . Our grantee reminds us that the census = power. Visit & complete the .
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Ford Foundation Aug 3
2019 was the deadliest year on record for killings of . As this issue reaches a global high, it's time to push those in power to tackle the root causes of this injustice. Learn more from our grantee :
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Ruderman Family Foundation Aug 3
In the new episode of All , Jay and President of the discuss the lack of minority representation in corporate America, the Movement and the importance of social activism. Listen now:
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Mike Bloomberg Jul 29
The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund, launched in collaboration with , & others, shows the value of partnerships in a crisis. And the strong support for the Fund shows how critical NYC’s nonprofits are to our city.
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Ford Foundation Jul 31
Our has meant creating space, policies, and movements that are inclusive of all people. We're shared our journey to integrate disability to hopefully inspire other organizations to join us. Learn more:
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Darren Walker Jul 28
I'm often asked about the 's efforts to integrate since our commitment 5 years ago. My colleagues , & Adela Ruiz offer an update on our journey thus far & where we're headed:
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Ford Foundation Jul 28
Integrating inclusion and the values of disability justice into your work, as a philanthropy or an organization, is hard, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. We’re here to help show you the way.
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Ford Foundation Jul 27
“We deserve better." This , meet two powerhouse activists, , 72, and , 35, who demanded more—and are making change happen.
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