Two articles about philanthropy’s role in reparations. They define what’s possible and importantly explore processes and investment approaches for philanthropy to move forward. It is conceivable that for some, this could be a catalyst for consideration to action while for other funders who have already been on the journey to support their action in their communities or portfolios.
“Whatever your portfolio’s focus, there is an opportunity to consider how reparations and building a culture of repair may be integral to reach the impact you aspire to achieve.”
From the Stanford Social Innovation Review: A Reparations Roadmap for Philanthropy
“One of the challenges of the reparations movement today is a lack of understanding of what reparations truly means—its required combination of restitution and repair.”
From The Bridgespan Group: Philanthropy’s Role in Reparations and Building a Culture of Racial Repair