Around the World in 10 mins: Video Journey on Social Justice

Women and girls standing together with their fists in the air

In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly declared the World Day of Social Justice be commemorated annually on Feb. 20. COVID-19, in addition to conflict and climate change, has exacerbated the hardships vulnerable communities have faced these past two years, creating further imbalances in areas like health care, safety, housing, basic rights and more. In […]

What does it mean to be a changemaker?

Ashoka logo on photo of a girl

What is a “changemaker”? Who can be one? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this special Q&A guest blog post with Vishnu Swaminathan, vice president of global partnerships at our Charity Alliance partner, Ashoka. Ashoka’s vision is a world in which everyone is a changemaker—a society that responds quickly and effectively to […]

Top racial justice resources from global nonprofits: Taking action abroad

Purple graphic of silhouettes. Reads: Racial Justice Resources Part 2 Taking Action Abroad

Last week, we shared Part I of this series, which featured resources from our Charity Alliance members to support our fight for racial justice here at home. Now it’s time to shift our view and learn about ways we can reduce inequities on a global scale.  Free the Slaves Modern slavery and human trafficking are […]

Top racial justice resources from global nonprofits: Taking action at home

Orange graphic of silhouettes. Reads: Racial Justice Resources Part 1 Taking Action At Home

To kick off Black History Month, we are sharing information to highlight some of the work being done by our Charity Alliance partners in the racial justice space. This three-part series presents ways we can all address injustice here at home, abroad and with our families. The first post features ways to learn and take […]

Leveraging fiscal sponsorship for social justice with Global Impact

TIBBP The Initiative for advancing the blue & black partnership; MITS

In addition to the difficulties the U.S. has faced in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, issues of racial equity have also been at the forefront of the news. Following the death of George Floyd and the increase in racially-driven conversations, the philanthropic world has seen a spike in charitable contributions to organizations doing work […]

Staff picks: Racial justice resources

Graphic of 5 hearts in skin tones from white to black. Below reads BLACK LIVES MATTER.

Earlier this summer, we posted about racial equality and what Global Impact is doing to support the Black Lives Matter movement. We acknowledged that we have work to do as an organization internally and externally, and part of that progress includes the education and growth of our staff. As we look to listen, learn, ensure […]