On August 29th, a community forum in San Francisco discussed proposed legislation in California to create more transparency around donor-advised funds (DAFs). For the most part, representatives from opposing sides and opposite ends of the nonprofit spectrum used that time to posture and talk past each other, highlighting the deepening fractures within our community.Read More
In late July, I was fortunate enough to appear on the Next Economy Now podcast and be interviewed by Ryan Honeyman, Worker-owner at LIFT Economy and co-author of the B Corp Handbook v2.0. We talked a bit about my social enterprise journey, each other’s processes of unraveling layers of privilege towards being a better partner in social justice work, and why the misuse of donor-advised funds is a prime example of how philanthropy is deepening wealth inequality and oppressive systems. Also, dinosaurs!
If you like podcasts and social justice, check it out here! Runtime is 52:22 so mentally prepare yourself and maybe just play it on your long ass commute.Read More
In another year full of unlikely events, one of the things I least expected from 2018 was a book to send shockwaves through the social impact sector and challenge my fundamental belief in the importance of social enterprise.Read More