3 Ways Foundation Heads Can Lead on Racial Equity

3 Ways Foundation Heads Can Lead on Racial Equity

Support projects that alleviate economic and social inequality by addressing their root causes, educate staff members, and change organization culture.

In a moment when white-supremacist rhetoric has been unleashed into the mainstream, Valerie Jarrett and Keecha Harris issued a powerful call to action for philanthropic leaders, foundation CEOs, and trustees to make the best use of their philanthropic assets to dismantle racism in all forms.

As the CEO of Living Cities, a collective of 19 of the world’s wealthiest philanthropic and financial institutions, I enthusiastically accept this challenge. At Living Cities, we are striving to embed racial equity in our culture, which means becoming more accountable to the communities we serve and addressing the root causes of inequality.

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Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy