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Chicago, June 28: Freedom Beyond Occupation & Incarceration

Originally posted on INCITE! Blog:
Freedom Beyond Occupation & Incarceration An Afternoon with Angela Davis & Rasmea Odeh Sunday, June 28th, 2:30pm University of Il. Chicago (UIC) 750 S. Halsted St, Student Center East Illinois Room, 3rd Floor Chicago, IL NOTE: YOU MUST RSVP TO GUARANTEE A SEAT http://justice4rasmea.bpt.me/ Organized by: The Rasmea Defense Committee…

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Building community: another term for fundraising

Originally posted on GuideStar Blog:
? Image c/o Stuart Miles “This organization serves our tribe. I am giving. I invite you to join me.” That three-part statement is the basis of many effective solicitations. We talk a lot about the second statement (endorsement) and the third (solicitation), but we don’t often discuss the first (community). If we…

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5 practices to change philanthropy from the outside-in

Originally posted on Let's Talk Philanthropy:
Paul Shoemaker, executive connector at Social Venture Partners (SVP) Seattle, shared insights gleaned from 17 years of working in philanthropy in a recent essay titled Re-Constructing Philanthropy from the Outside-In. In line with SVP’s “philanthropic architecture,” Paul approaches his re-construction argument from the broad context of using human,…

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On the Brink of Historic Legislation: Reparations for Burge Torture Survivors

Originally posted on NIA DISPATCHES:
The City of Chicago is poised to enact historic legislation which will provide long overdue reparations to the Burge torture survivors and their family members.? This legislation is the culmination of years of dedicated activism, advocacy and organizing.? Thanks to the truly inspirational campaign co-led by CTJM, Amnesty International, Project…