Category Archives: Equity and inclusion

David & Goliath: How the Unity Center proved nonprofit developers can compete

It may seem like a case of David vs. Goliath– a brand new, church-based, nonprofit developer going head to head with established private development corporations. Yet, today, the Unity Center stands as testament to the power of nonprofit, community-minded development. … Continue reading

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How the world celebrated International Women’s Day

March is Women’s History Month, and March 8 marked 100+ years since the first ever International Women’s Day. So, how did the global community celebrate?

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Watch this: 50 years ago in Selma

In March 1965, thousands upon thousands of Americans gathered on the Edmund Pettus Bridge (named for the Grand Dragon of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan) and began a journey that still reverberates throughout the nation. Today, we revisit some remarkable footage from the … Continue reading

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Ferguson: we are saying no, and demanding: enough.

When my daughter Laura asked the question, “What do you think of Ferguson?” I honestly didn’t know how to cast the despair that I felt in a light that had a measure of hope when talking to my own child about … Continue reading

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“Overpoliced & Underprotected:” john powell on Democracy Now

This week, john powell, director of UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, was a guest on Democracy Now. powell and host Amy Goodman discussed the historical context of the tension in Ferguson, Missouri. 

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You’re invited to the first Regional Convening on Racial Equity

The first of several Regional Convenings on Racial Equity will meet August 5 and 6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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