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Advancing economic justice: How the Ford Foundation invests in diversity

The renewed focus on racial disparities in America has caused many investment firms to scramble to rewrite their mission statements to be more inclusive, but there is one organization that is committed to social justice. for decades. Diversity, equity and inclusion are in the DNA of the Ford Foundation. Philanthropy began in 1936 with a […]

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Economic justice needed to stop murders of trans women of color

Even after this summer’s series of historic protests and marches led by trans women of color, the murder of black and brunette trans women continues unabated. During this long summer, the number of deaths of transgender women has steadily increased to reach at least 28, which is more than the total number killed in 2019. […]

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Gabriel Bryant on the need for economic justice in Philadelphia

Opinion Gabriel Bryant on the need for the black community to take ownership of all the systems and institutions that affect it. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips delivered to your inbox every Sunday morning – perfect with a coffee! Youth organizer and advocate Gabriel Bryant. Gabriel Bryant, 41, of East Oak […]

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Normal Wasn’t Working: Economic Justice in a Post-COVID Reality

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the grim and disturbing injustices and inequalities that have always existed in our health care, our economy and our government. While the virus does not discriminate, our human-made systems and structures do. And in the United States, that means those who feel the impact of this disease the most are […]

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Economic Justice and System Change: How Should Nonprofits Respond? – Non-profit news

Increasingly, economic inequality has become a central issue in American society. Since the 1970s, wealth and income inequalities have grown rapidly, affecting the work of almost all nonprofit organizations. But how should nonprofits conceptualize the economy and solve the many economic problems that affect the people we serve, especially today, when more than 20 million […]

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Advancing Economic Justice for Youth Justice Action Month

Through Duy Pham While Youth Justice Action Month (JAMJ) in october, activists raise awareness and encourage action on behalf of young people affected by the criminal justice system. This year, the YJAM challenge is to ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to end racism. However, we cannot tackle structural racism in the criminal justice system without examining […]

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Definition of economic justice

What is economic justice? Economic justice is a component of social justice and the welfare economy. It is a set of moral and ethical principles for building economic institutions, where the ultimate goal is to create an opportunity for each person to establish a sufficient material basis on which to have a dignified, productive and […]

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Economic justice | Southern Poverty Law Center

They fall victim to predatory lenders who trap them in a cycle of debt and deprive them and their communities of meager resources. They are denied access to the social safety net by politicians who stigmatize low income workers and blame them for the problems in our country. They are exploited and imprisoned by local […]