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Darren Walker
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Darren Walker Sep 16
Tonight, I'm excited to join leaders from the United States and Japan for ’s virtual Bilateral Boardroom, where we'll discuss how leadership, across sectors, must come together to shape our global future. I hope to see you there.
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Darren Walker Sep 16
Replying to @TIME
“It’s an act of intention that mirrors the marching, the protests, the push to form a more perfect union. It’s deliberate. It’s painstaking. It’s long. It’s hard. Each one of those stitches is a single person’s story, a single person’s travails." Read more in .
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Darren Walker Sep 16
I find the story behind 's cover so potent at this moment—the hand-embroidery of the flag, the visibility of the stitches. It illustrates the long, hard, & tireless work of change, of building a US that delivers on its promise of democracy.
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Darren Walker Sep 15
This election year, I'm thinking about accessibility—who has it, who doesn't and how far we have to go. took the time to speak with about voting rights, , and why .
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Darren Walker Sep 15
A big, boisterous congratulations to grantee for winning the 2020 for Outstanding Documentary for The Apollo! A rousing, important chronicle of the Harlem institution's 85 years of impact on the musical and cultural landscape. Bravo!
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Aspen Business & Society Sep 15
TODAY AT 2:30 PM EST: What is the future of capitalism? Don't miss president in conversation with tackle this question 50 years after Milton Friedman published his famous doctrine. Join here:
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Darren Walker Sep 14
Replying to @darrenwalker
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Darren Walker Sep 14
This week marks the 50th anniversary of 's "subversive doctrine" on the social responsibility of business. His thinking became theology — the intellectual scaffolding that allowed its disciples to justify decades of greed-is-good excess. My full thoughts:
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Aspen Criminal Justice Reform Initiative Sep 14
This is the moment to transform our justice system. Join us Weds 9/16 w/ , & as we look at the moment happening RIGHT NOW that can lead to change. Reg link:
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Darren Walker Sep 11
I believe in the free market’s power to lift up livelihoods. What Milton Friedman ignored in his doctrine on the social responsibility of business is that must come first, or the whole enterprise falls. Read my full response in the .
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Ceres Sep 10
Huge thank you to our Good Trouble speakers and Capricorn Investment Group for today's important conversation on systemic racism and Lewis' legacy of justice.
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Darren Walker Sep 10
50 years ago Milton Friedman published his famous "doctrine" on business & social responsibility. It, in many ways, created the inequality that plagues America today. Join me, & Sept 15 to discuss the future of capitalism:
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GSG Sep 9
“There is something wrong if, when billions of people are hurting, those of us who have been investing in the stock market are better off than we were at the beginning of the pandemic. We must reflect on this injustice.” Thank you for these powerful thoughts!
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Darren Walker Sep 8
So wonderful to see grantees/partners: BLM's (), & () in 's celebration of Black activists & visionaries on the forefront of change.
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Ford Foundation Sep 7
This , let’s not just clap for essential workers, let's clap back to in a way that includes, uplifts, & protects all workers. This op-ed in by Ford’s our very own explains how.
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Darren Walker Sep 7
A powerful challenge to philanthropy from the courageous ⁦⁩, co-founder of ⁦ to support African leaders.
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Children's Defense Fund Sep 5
We're grateful to for lending his support to our new President and CEO, . Read additional reactions to our historic leadership change from thought leaders, civil rights activists, celebrities, and CDF supporters of all kinds:
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Darren Walker Sep 3
Replying to @RevDrStarsky
As she steps down, leaving behind a powerful legacy of service and justice, I am thrilled to see that commitment and tradition pass to .
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Darren Walker Sep 3
As a child, I attended Head Start, a program at under Marian Wright Edelman’s leadership. It changed the trajectory of my life. For 50 years, Marian has demanded the nation keep its promises to our children, each and every one of them.
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Darren Walker Sep 3
New in : My friend and partner in building a more conscious and inclusive capitalism, reimagines a world where CEOs have a moral obligation to every human being who works for them. . A .
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