New Primer: On the Road to Racial and Economic Justice
Asset Funders Network’s newest primer helps asset funders expand their commitments to racial and economic justice and offers a shared framework for action. It creates a baseline understanding of the link between racial and economic justice and examines how standard philanthropic practices often perpetuate bias within our sector while disadvantaging initiatives led by people of color.
Asset Funders Network and Credit Builders Alliance’s brief describes the roots of our credit system, its current context, and the opportunities philanthropy has to act now to create a more equitable environment. Read now to learn more about what philanthropy can do to invest more intentionally in credit as a tool to advance equity and reduce the racial-ethnic wealth gap.
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